NBOA Books

NBOA books provide thorough, reliable guidance on independent school business operations and human resources. Useful for those new to the business office and longtime veterans alike, all books are available either as a bundled package, which includes both a softcover copy and online eBook, or as an online eBook only. Shipping within the contiguous U.S. is included in the cost of the bundled package. NBOA industry guidance and research reports free to NBOA members and for sale to nonmembers. See those pages for information on downloading or purchasing.

Questions? Email publications@nboa.org or call 202-407-7140.

The Business of Independent Schools

The Business of Independent Schools

A Leader's Guide

This essential text provides business officers and business office staff with key considerations to help them succeed in their leadership roles.

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Softcover + Online eBook: $65 for members*  |  $85 for nonmembers*
Free shipping in the contiguous U.S.

Online eBook Only: $55 for members*  |  $75 for nonmembers*

Financial-Governance

Effective Financial Governance for Independent School Trustees

This new book from NBOA helps independent school boards of trustees and their finance committees understand the business model of a nonprofit K-12 independent school and their stewardship requirements.

Authors: Phil Tahey and Ron Salluzzo

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Softcover + Online eBook: $60 for members*  |  $85 for nonmembers*
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Online eBook Only: $50 for members*  |  $75 for nonmembers*

Culture-Meets-Compliance

Culture Meets Compliance

The NBOA Guide to Assessing Human Resources at Independent Schools

This guidebook and accompanying worksheets help you review and assess your school's current HR practices and bring them into alignment with federal requirements.

Authors: Grace H. Lee and Heather J. Broadwater

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Softcover + Online eBook: $85 for members*  |  $120 for nonmembers*
Free shipping in the contiguous U.S.

Online eBook Only: $70 for members*  |  $100 for nonmembers*

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