COVID-19 Resources

Related Opportunities

PPE Procurement

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.

Latest Developments


Personnel Challenges on Campus

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."


Flash Survey Results

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.


Pandemic Field Guide

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


PPP Loan Forgiveness 

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


You Asked, We Answered

ARTICLE: Updated on Sep. 10. Curated resources to help the business office answer questions from safety to finances to the new normal and HR.

For more webinars and articles as well as news items and Connect discussions, scroll down this page or search using the #Pandemic tag.

Featured Resources


Managing Remote Employees

Clear expectations and consistent communication can help schools improve remote employees' productivity and engagement.


Data Privacy

Privacy in schools has never been more challenging, with competing demands to protect online learning and gather data about community health.

NBOA Resource

Revising Handbook Policies

Suggestions for employee handbook policies your school may wish to review and/or modify in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shared Resource

Answering Employee Concerns

Possible responses to employee concerns about the safety and logistics of returning to campus. See also a recent webinar on the topic.

NBOA Resource

Leave Considerations Tool

An interactive flow chart to clarify available leave, including FFCRA leave. See also New Temporary Rule for FFCRA and FFCRA FAQs

NBOA Resource

Long-Range Financial Model

An easy-to-use 10-year budget model that creates real-time forecasts for tuition, enrollment, FTEs, plant replacement and more.

Related Resources

Click on the topics below for additional resources from NBOA, the federal government and business partners.

Net Assets Articles

  • 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%. ...

  • Blog Entry

    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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