Leadership

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  • Culture
  • | Pandemic

Wellness Reimagined: Two Schools’ Approach During COVID-19 6 min read

Independent schools are moving wellness initiatives online and finding new ways to support their community.
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  • Culture
  • | Environmental Sustainability
  • | Facilities

Built for Wellness 10 min read This item is protected.

Independent schools have moved wellness out of the gym and into spaces where everyone can benefit.

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  • Leadership
  • | Pandemic
  • | Professional Development

New Challenges, New Learning 3 min read

While school budgets are likely to face intense scrutiny this year, professional development opportunities may help our schools differentiate and even grow in a challenging environment. 
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  • Facilities
  • | Leadership
  • | Technology

Down to the Wire: Tech and Capital Projects 5 min read

Involving tech leaders early in capital construction projects could save schools 10% on lost costs.

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  • Culture
  • | Leadership
  • | Pandemic

Finding Strength in Rituals, New and Old 3 min read

Reinventing routines and rituals can boost wellness not only for students but all of us working under new circumstances.

Projections  

  • Crisis Management
  • | Leadership
  • | Pandemic

Projections: Community Beyond Campus 4 min read

What can we learn from the rapid changes to our school routines and processes?
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  • Communication
  • | Leadership
  • | Pandemic

Digitally Communicating Your School’s Value 6 min read

With campuses closed at the height of admissions and advancement season, independent schools need to communicate more clearly than ever via digital channels.
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After School  

  • Leadership

After School: Fair Play 4 min read

Officiating hockey games is a calling for this business officer.
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5 Minutes with  

  • Enrollment
  • | Leadership

5 Minutes with John Gulla: Private Schools, Public Purpose 9 min read

Opportunities are ripe for independent schools to collaborate among themselves and others in their community.
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Mission & Motivation  

  • Enrollment
  • | Leadership

Mission & Motivation: Finding Fit 4 min read

Following Operation Varsity Blues, independent schools may rethink their role in college preparation.
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  • Leadership

Community, Connection Extend Beyond 2020 NBOA Annual Meeting 1 min read

It is almost strange to think that just one month ago, nearly 1,400 members of the independent school community gathered in Orlando at the 2020 NBOA Annual Meeting. So much has happened to our schools and the world at la

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  • Culture
  • | Diversity and Inclusion

NBOA’s Commitment to DE&I 6 min read

Our schools are committed to DE&I, and so is NBOA. This important work is intentionally never-ending.
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  • Governance
  • | Leadership

Getting a Head 14 min read This item is protected.

As head-of-school turnover continues to rise, the business officer can lead efforts to smooth head transitions.

Projections  

  • Change Management
  • | Enrollment

Projections: The Milkshake and the Man 4 min read

The legacy of a business innovator may inspire independent schools to think outside the box when it comes to defining their market value.
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After School  

  • Leadership

After School: Hitting the High Note 6 min read

A classically trained clarinetist prepares to expand her horizons.
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Mission & Motivation  

  • Culture
  • | Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Parent Organizations

Mission & Motivation: Uncomfortable in a Comfortable Place 6 min read

Diversity and inclusion leadership training pushed this business officer outside her comfort zone — by design.
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5 Minutes with  

  • Culture
  • | Diversity and Inclusion
  • | Enrollment

5 Minutes with Derrick Gay: Mirrors and Windows 9 min read

How can schools frame diversity so that everyone feels included in the term, not just selected groups?

CEO Notebook  

  • Leadership

The Best of the Best: Announcing the 2020 NBOA Award Recipients 4 min read

This year’s recipients have dedicated years of service to the independent school business officer community.
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  • Leadership

2020 NBOA Annual Meeting: The Power of Perspective: Vinh Giang 6 min read

Magician and entrepreneur Vinh Giang shares what business leaders can learn from masters of illusion.

CEO Notebook  

  • Governance
  • | Leadership

You Be the Judge 3 min read

Business officers’ strong judgment will play an important role in the new year — and decade — ahead, which promise changes for independent schools.

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