NBOA is the only national association that solely supports the role of the independent school business officer and focuses on financial and operational solutions for independent schools.
NBOA develops, delivers, and promotes best business practices to advance independent schools.
NBOA member schools provide excellence in education supported by world-class business operations.
Founded in 1998, NBOA is the only national professional association for independent school business officers. NBOA's continued success stems from the development of an active network of members who openly and collaboratively promote best business practices and standards of excellence. NBOA membership includes over 1,000 US schools from every region in the country as well as several international sites. Combined enrollment of member schools exceeds 270,000 students; combined budgets exceed $6 billion.
By joining NBOA's vibrant community, online and in person, the business officer is immediately connected to people who "get it." The community provides answers—person to person, business officer to business officer—to the myriad questions that challenge your schools every day. NBOA makes it easy for you to connect with your peers, and facilitates conversations that enhance your role as a strategic partner at your school.