Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

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  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Leadership

Voices from the Field: Leaders of Color in Independent Schools

Four business officers offer initial insights into diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and their experiences at their schools.
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  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Hiring
  • | Human Resources

Hiring at the Cultural Crossroads This item is protected.

Despite significant changes in hiring processes over the past year, implicit bias remains. It can be mitigated.
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Risk & Compliance  

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Hiring
  • | Human Resources

Risk & Compliance: Diverse Hiring Practices Without Discrimination

Make sure your school’s best efforts don’t run afoul of anti-discrimination laws.
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  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Leadership

2022 NBOA Annual Meeting: Foundations for Engagement: Derrick Gay

To bring more constituents on board with diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, NBOA Breakfast speaker Derrick Gay urges schools to consider the efforts in terms of change management.
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  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Leadership

2022 NBOA Annual Meeting: Capacity for Audacity: Jade Simmons

Renowned pianist and opening keynote speaker Jade Simmons explains how everyone can bring creativity into the workplace.
8 min read

CEO Notebook  

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Leadership

When Politics Knocks, Answer with Mission

Our schools’ missions and values are being put to the test. They should be our guide as we navigate contentious times. 
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  • Change Management
  • | Diversity and Inclusion

DEI Transformation This item is protected.

How to build consensus, maintain energy and remain mission-aligned when your school faces questions regarding its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.
10 min read

CEO Notebook  

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Hiring
  • | Performance Management

3 “Reset” Opportunities for Business Officers

Recruitment and retention efforts are vital in a hot labor market.
4 min read
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Strategies  

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Facilities

Strategies: Holding Ourselves Accountable

As the pandemic drives more students to independent schools, business officers need to focus on big-picture strategies for tuition policies and other factors.
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5 Minutes with  

  • Crisis Management
  • | Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Leadership

5 Minutes with Chris Lukach: Pivotal Moments

When communicating about difficult issues, do not aim to avoid conflict but rather strive to convey the school's work and the spirit in which it is done.
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  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Leadership

Back in Action at BOI

Last week, from June 21-24, 50 new and relatively new business officers met to learn and connect during NBOA’s first virtual Business Officer Institute. While the program was concentrated compared to previous years, to m
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5 Minutes with  

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Facilities
  • | Summer Camp

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

Against the backdrop of the pandemic, summer and auxiliary program directors take on more diverse roles while looking for new ways to add value.
9 min read
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  • Compensation Strategies
  • | Compliance
  • | Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Policy

Pushing for Pay Equity This item is protected.

Despite progress, the pay gap between men and women still exists. Learn what independent schools can do to ensure equitable pay practices.
15 min read

CEO Notebook  

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Leadership

What the Chauvin Verdict Means to Me

To eradicate persistent racial inequities, we need transformative solutions. Many are already in motion, but more needs to happen.
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  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Human Resources

Shaping Community-Wide Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

How do we utilize equity and inclusion practices as assets and opportunity makers towards reshaping and transforming our schools?
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  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Leadership

What’s in Your 100-Day Plan?

How can school leaders continue creating change within their organizations?
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Strategies  

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Human Resources
  • | Leadership

Strategies: Diversifying the Senior Leadership Team

Through concerted hiring efforts, senior leadership at Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences is nearly half people of color.
4 min read
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  • Change Management
  • | Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Leadership

2021 NBOA Annual Meeting: Return on Innovation: Duncan Wardle

Opening keynote speaker Duncan Wardle has helped thousands of employees think differently — and improve their organizations’ perceived value.
11 min read

CEO Notebook  

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Governance

More Than Words: A Board's Commitment to DE&I

Beyond crafting a statement, what steps can we take to ensure the workplaces within our schools are diverse, equitable and inclusive?
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Business Intelligence  

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Research

Business Intelligence: Supporting Our Youngest Business Office Professionals

Most business office professionals under 35 find their work meaningful, but about half feel they need more support.
4 min read

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