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Supplement to Operating Guidance for Independent School Pandemic Management


This update covers the latest research on the spread of COVID-19 and virus variants, vaccines that protect against the virus, and practices to mitigate risk on school campuses. The areas of program tracking, cleaning, classroom space and athletics have major changes, and other areas have smaller updates. Information is current as of mid-June 2021. Access the supplement — and the original guide if you have not yet seen it.

Latest Developments


Opening Considerations

WEBINAR RECORDING: As schools plan for the 2021-22 school year, this back-to-school checklist can help business officers review pandemic-related legal issues. Related WEBINAR RECORDING: COVID Management Townhall with Environmental Health & Engineering.


Hybrid Workplaces

ARTICLE: Many independent schools will continue to offer a remote work option to eligible employees, some of whom have thrived in an online environment. Related ARTICLE: The Most Productive Way to Schedule Your Day. 


NBOA HR Roundup

ARTICLE: Across the country, relaxed COVID-19 regulations are coming into force or will soon. Here's a look at some of the rule changes that may impact independent schools. Related ARTICLE: 5 Minutes with Independent School HR professionals: Tending the Flock.

New Relief Package

WEBINAR RECORDING: Understand which elements of the third stimulus package pertain to your employment and payroll policies as well as legal obligations that you may be accepting if you utilize the funds, Related ARTICLE: PPP Round 2: Determining and Demonstrating Loan Eligibility.


COVID-19 Vaccine

WEBINAR RECORDING: As COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed to people across the country, now is the time to consider the legal and human resources implications. Related ARTICLE: Maximizing Vaccination Rates.

For more webinars and articles as well as news items and Connect discussions, scroll down this page or search using the #Pandemic tag.

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COVID-19 Field Guide Supplement

New from NBOA, this update covers the latest research on the spread of COVID-19 and virus variants, vaccines that protect against the virus, and practices to mitigate risk on school campuses. 

Webinar and Article

Faculty & Staff COVID Liability

What schools can do to mitigate their legal and financial risk and keep everyone in their community as safe as possible. See also the related article.

Webinar Recording

The ERC & PPP 2.0

A practical guide to several key issues, including: Do these programs apply to your school? Does your school qualify? How can your school maximize the benefit?

NBOA Resource

Leave Considerations Tool

An interactive flow chart to clarify available leave, including FFCRA leave. See also New Temporary Rule for FFCRA and FFCRA FAQs

NBOA Resource

Long-Range Financial Model

An easy-to-use 10-year budget model that creates real-time forecasts for tuition, enrollment, FTEs, plant replacement and more.

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