Join us as we celebrate 25 years of excellence and impact in independent school business and operations.

NBOA is commemorating this silver anniversary in copious ways — through programs, publications, and curated resources below. Scroll through to see these resources!

Silver Anniversary Timeline

First in our digital tributes, we are proud to present a milestone anniversary timeline, which showcases achievements that have made us who we are today. Click through to learn and remember how NBOA evolved from 23 founding schools in the U.S. to more than 1,600 members that span the globe today.

Celebrations at the 2023 NBOA Annual Meeting

Our year-long celebration kicked off in person at the 2023 NBOA Annual Meeting, in Los Angeles, February 19-22, with a celebratory opening reception and commemoratives. You can still register for the On-Demand Annual Meeting, which includes recordings of all keynote, deep dive and concurrent sessions. In-person attendees need not register again. Recordings will be available March 6-June 30.

Silver Anniversary Issue of Net Assets Magazine

Look for a special edition of Net Assets magazine that tells the story of NBOA and includes reflections from dozens of business officers — from founders to those recently joined — plus top 25 lists, photos from the archive and more.

Silver Learning Series — Webinars and More

Throughout 2023, special speakers will be featured in a series of extended webinars, as part of NBOA’s Silver Learning Series. Topics will span top leadership issues. Look for more information in the spring, and in the meantime, register for the spring webinar series.

Top 25 NBOA Resources

To celebrate the association’s 25 years, NBOA’s learning team curated this silver anniversary list of wide-ranging resources that are “member-musts.” Items appear in alphabetical order; they are not ranked.

BONUS: Top 10 NBOA Programs

NBOA offers more than 50 professional development opportunities throughout the year. These below are the top 10 can’t-miss programs, as curated by NBOA’s learning team.