Independent schools located within the United States. Schools may designate multiple member representatives.
Hear nationally renowned speakers, experience great networking opportunities, and participate in special sessions at our conferences throughout the year all over the country. Events include: Annual Meeting, our annual 3-day conference chock-full of seminars and workshops, attended by hundreds of business officers; Business Officer Institute, a 4-day residential program for new and experienced business officers; and the Strategic Leadership Forum, a 3-day seminar for veteran business officers.
Learn without leaving your desk by attending our biweekly online seminars throughout the school year on relevant topics of interest. Webinars are also archived on our website for your use. Past subjects include: Comparison Shopping: How to Select Your Retirement Plan Provider; Energy Management in the Context of Sustainability; Audit Risk Assessment; and tackling the Updated Form 990.
Access the purchasing consortium PurchasingPoint, which provides substantial discounts on products and services from hundreds of national vendors including FedEx, Staples, and Sprint.
Receive NBOA’s bimonthly magazine to keep up with emerging trends and discover effective solutions to common problems. Also available online!
This biweekly e-newsletter delivers news, resources, and opportunities straight to your inbox, helping you stay in touch with the tools and information you need.
Get the current information you need with our online toolkits, special-topic virtual resource centers which contain useful links and downloadable files on a variety of the top issues facing the business office—from risk management to financial sustainability to going green.
Connect with hundreds of business officers and independent school leaders through our highly active online forums to solve problems with your colleagues in real time. Users post questions and receive comments the same day on a variety of issues. Step into NBOA’s virtual space, where everyone understands the issues on your desk.
Find templates, forms, and white papers about every aspect of school business management.
Receive Commonfund's annual endowment report; access our Annual Survey, the most comprehensive study of independent school business officers, their salaries, support, relationships and other work-related concerns; and send out your own surveys to an active community of independent school professionals through our subscription to SurveyMonkey.
Each NBOA Member school is entitled to one free 20-minute legal consultation per year with lawyers specializing in school tax issues, governance, employment law, and more.
Gauge enrollment patterns and predict future changes by reviewing statistics on income levels, cultural backgrounds, and population changes for any geographic area of the country through our subscription to DemographicsNow.
Find colleagues through our comprehensive database.
Take advantage of discounts on a variety of hand-picked products and services:
Diamond Mind Business Services
Specializing in providing credit and debit card, check, and ACH processing services to independent schools across the nation, saving their clients costs and time to process payments. They can work with your existing technology or help you evaluate and select an online payment gateway for credit card processing, tuition acceptance portal, credit card terminals, online electronic invoicing system, or back-office payment processing software. A free analysis will show you how your school can realize 20% to 40% reduction in payment processing costs.
Provides Long Term Disability Insurance. The NBOA discount is approximately 8% on this insurance provided by Assurant Employee Benefits.
NBOA’s TULIP (Tenant-User Liability Insurance Policy) is designed to provide insurance for individuals or organizations using your school's facilities. It is perfect for those who want to use your campus but don't carry their own insurance, or as an alternative for those with insurance. It is event-specific and protects both the facility user and the school against claims by third parties participating in a user event on your campus. The user pays all premiums.
New Pinnacle Consulting Group, formed by former TIAA-CREF employees Gary Mauger and Christine Dailey, offers a variety of services at a discount rate to NBOA member schools to help them get into compliance with the new 403(b) regulations. Services include compliance review and plan document services (in partnership with Giller & Calhoun, a law firm which specializes in 403(b) retirement plans).