May/June 2021 Issue

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Business Intelligence  


Business Intelligence: Shining a Light on PPRRSM 3 min read

Reserving funds is one way to manage the costs of protecting physical assets.

5 Minutes with  

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Facilities
  • | Summer Camp

5 Minutes with Karen McCann McClelland and Nat Saltonstall: Masters of Innovation 9 min read

Against the backdrop of the pandemic, summer and auxiliary program directors take on more diverse roles while looking for new ways to add value.

Mission & Motivation  

  • Communication
  • | Leadership

Mission & Motivation: You Can Only Change Yourself 5 min read

This year’s recipient of the Ken White Distinguished Business Officer Award shares her journey of life lessons, balanced priorities and personal growth.


  • Accounting
  • | Audit

Strategies: Strengthening Your Audit Partnerships and Processes 5 min read

Creating a partnership with the auditor can help ensure that your school is shown in the best light.
  • Facilities
  • | Planning

Plan for Success: Campus Master Planning 13 min read This item is protected.

Developing a tactical campus master plan begins with a future vision of the institution that realigns facilities with mission.

Risk & Compliance  

  • Hiring
  • | Risk Management
  • | Summer Camp

Risk & Compliance: Avoiding the Summertime Pandemic Blues 6 min read

What schools need to know as they enter the summer camp hiring season.
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • | Facilities

360 Degree Sustainability 13 min read This item is protected.

Successful efforts at sustainability are embedded in programming and measurable.
  • Leadership

Award-Winning Innovation 11 min read This item is protected.

Independent schools are always looking for — and finding — new innovations in their business operations. For the first time this year, NBOA recognized those schools with a new award, the Jeffrey Shields Award for Innovat



years is the target ceiling for a school plant's financial "age."

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