About NBOA

Founded in 1998, NBOA is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to advancing business excellence in independent schools. NBOA's continued success stems from its active and growing network of members who openly and collaboratively promote best practices and standards of excellence across all business operations within independent schools, including finance, accounting, human resources, information technology, risk management, tax compliance and facilities.

NBOA membership includes more than 1,400 schools from every region in the United States as well as international schools in Canada, Mexico and 19 other countries around the globe. Combined enrollment of member schools exceeds 770,000 students; combined budgets more than $17 billion.

Mission

NBOA develops, delivers, and promotes best business practices to advance independent schools.

Vision

NBOA member schools provide excellence in education supported by world-class business operations.

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NBOA Summer Webinar Series: Financial Sustainability

NBOA’s Summer Webinar Series is back, this year addressing four critical areas of financial sustainability: enrollment and net tuition, right-sizing the operating budget, the philanthropy landscape and strategic leadership through accelerated change. While the challenges schools face may be more complex than ever before, opportunities and successes remain to be seized.

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