Trying to acquire Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is a challenge. NBOA members can now purchase Level 1 procedure or K295 masks from Purchasing Point's HealthTrust Purchasing Group, which has vetted PPE vendor opportunities. Minimum ordering requirements apply. Learn more and register here.
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR RECORDING: Experts discuss how to handle symptomatic personnel, employee travel, protocol non-compliance, extended leave and more. Related ARTICLE: "Your Personnel Questions Answered."
ARTICLE: NBOA's latest flash survey on the pandemic's financial impact reveals schools are meeting the moment, and enrollment trends are encouraging, but unforeseen expenses are putting a dent in those gains.
WEBINAR RECORDING: "Legal and Risk Management Strategies." ARTICLE: "Safe Ergonomics When Working from Home." ARTICLE: "Addressing COVID-19 Concerns in School Emergency Drills."
RESOURCE: This eBook details how to track, assess and adjust campus activities. Related WEBINAR RECORDING: Keeping the Doors Open During COVID-19: Operating Guidance for Schools
WEBINAR RECORDING: PPP loan experts from blumshapiro discussed the forgiveness application process and related accounting. Related ARTICLE: Accounting for PPP Loans and PPP Loan Forgiveness
ARTICLE: Updated on Sep. 10. Curated resources to help the business office answer questions from safety to finances to the new normal and HR.
Clear expectations and consistent communication can help schools improve remote employees' productivity and engagement.
Privacy in schools has never been more challenging, with competing demands to protect online learning and gather data about community health.
Suggestions for employee handbook policies your school may wish to review and/or modify in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Possible responses to employee concerns about the safety and logistics of returning to campus. See also a recent webinar on the topic.
An interactive flow chart to clarify available leave, including FFCRA leave. See also New Temporary Rule for FFCRA and FFCRA FAQs
An easy-to-use 10-year budget model that creates real-time forecasts for tuition, enrollment, FTEs, plant replacement and more.
Click on the topics below for additional resources from NBOA, the federal government and business partners.
At this time, independent schools that accept loans related to COVID-19 legislation will be considered recipients of federal financial assistance. For information on what it means to be a recipient of federal financial assistance, see Part II of this NAIS Member Advisory, “That’s a Lot of Money! Should I Take it, or Leave it? A Guide for Independent Schools Considering Federal Financial Assistance” (requires NAIS member login) and the McLane Middleton article, “FFA and the SBA: Implications for Independent Schools Accepting Federal Financial Assistance.” Based on our current knowledge of the SBA PPP program, focus your attention on the sections regarding the Age Discrimination Act, Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504.
NAIS and NBOA are advocating for changes to the law. NBOA members can learn more about these efforts via NBOA Connect.
Risk Management | How to physically distance while conducting safety drills today — without creating harmful habits that last beyond the pandemic. Article by Michael Dorn, Safe Havens International ...
CEO Notebook | Do your school’s governance structures support the kind of strategic work boards of trustees need to undertake now, when independent schools are at a crossroads? Jeffrey Shields, ...
Projections | COVID-19 threatens to overshadow everything about the 2020–21 school year, but with cutting-edge resources, you can tackle new and long-standing issues alike. From the September/October ...
Facilities | Prioritizing the wellness of occupants in facilities management standards can help schools understand long-term sustainability goals more clearly and reduce energy consumption by 30%. ...
CEO Notebook | Independent schools have an advantage when it comes to reopening campus safely, but we must remain on our toes — and make every dollar spent count. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE ...
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