Interviewing and Hiring

HR On-Demand


This program is presented with generous support from TIAA.

Interviewing and Hiring is a self-paced online program designed for independent school administrators, department heads and others who are responsible for interviewing and hiring school employees.

Learning Objectives

  1. To create a hiring process that is deliberate, thoughtful and respectful
  2. To acquire knowledge and skills to optimize hiring decisions
  3. To avoid legal claims and pitfalls in the hiring process

Course Outline

  • System Introduction
  • Welcome from Jeff Shields, President & CEO of NBOA
  • Overview of Interviewing and Hiring
  • Primary Resources for Interviewing and Hiring
  • Recruiting Candidates
  • Interviewing Candidates
  • Quiz: Check Your Understanding
  • Case Study: Apply Your Knowledge
  • Course Survey

Course Facilitator(s)

Course Format

On-demand programs are self-paced. Participants have 30 days (and no more than 30 days) to access and complete course work. If you need access for longer than 30 days, you will have to re-purchase the course. The average participant requires approximately four hours to complete an on-demand program.

To receive a certificate of course completion, participants must satisfactorily complete the quiz and case study. Course certificates will note the amount of time that the participant spent completing the course, as tracked by One Schoolhouse's learning management system.

Legal Disclaimer

The information provided in this online course is for educational purposes only and is not intended to provide legal advice or opinion. Communications during this course do not create an attorney-client relationship and are not protected by attorney-client privilege. Also, please note that guidance given in this course covers federal legal compliance.

NBOA on-demand programs are being offered in partnership between NBOA and One Schoolhouse.


NBOA Members $99 Register Now*
Nonmembers $149 Register Now*

*After clicking the register button, you will be redirected to the One Schoolhouse website where you must complete your registration. All purchases made through One Schoolhouse are final, non-transferable and non-refundable.

Questions? Email or call 202-407-7140 for further assistance.


SHRM Information

Credit Hours: 4

NBOA is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 4 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit


HRCI Information

Credit Hours: 2

Category: HR (General)

NBOA is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® pre-approved this program for 2 HR (General) credits towards aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification.


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