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How to Advance Auxiliary Programs in the New Normal: NBOA Open Forum

The COVID-19 pandemic eroded auxiliary programming — and their associated revenue — for most independent schools last year. As the U.S. continues its efforts to reduce the spread of the virus while beginning to reopen social opportunities, schools are looking at ways to reinvigorate these programs. Join us for a round table discussion on the medical, financial and human resource considerations for robust auxiliary programming at your school in the new normal. Learn more and register here.

Latest Developments


The Pandemic’s Financial Impact

ARTICLE: Initial findings from BIIS 2019-20 data collection reveal that for most schools, both revenue and expenses were up slightly as the school year concluded remotely, WEBINAR RECORDING: Financial State of the Independent School Industry.


New Relief Package

WEBINAR RECORDING: Understand which elements of the third stimulus package pertain to your employment and payroll policies as well as legal obligations that you may be accepting if you utilize the funds, Related ARTICLE: PPP Round 2: Determining and Demonstrating Loan Eligibility.


COVID-19 Vaccine

WEBINAR RECORDING: As COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed to people across the country, now is the time to consider the legal and human resources implications. Related ARTICLE: Maximizing Vaccination Rates.


Monitoring Wellness

ARTICLE: Extensive facilities monitoring can help not only limit the spread of COVID-19 but inspire new ideas about tracking wellness indicators far beyond the pandemic, Related ARTICLE: HVAC Strategies for Safeguarding Wellness 

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.

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

Webinar Recording

Through the Pandemic and Beyond: What Will Sustain Independent Schools?

With some light being provided in the pandemic tunnel, now is the time to look at both what practices and trends will sustain schools through the rest of this pandemic and help them achieve a healthy velocity when leaving the pandemic behind.

Webinar and Article

Faculty & Staff COVID Cases: What's Your Liability?

What schools can do to mitigate their legal and financial risk and keep everyone in their community as safe as possible. See also the related article.

Webinar Recording

Employee Retention Credit & PPP 2.0: Solving the Puzzle for Your School

A practical guide for schools to understand several key issues, including: How do these programs apply to your school? How can you be sure your school qualifies? How can your school maximize the benefit?

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

  • Blog Entry

    CEO Notebook | Our collective, never-ending recognition of the past year as the most challenging, exhausting and memorable of our entire professional careers may soon be in for a reversal of fortune. ...

  • Projections | As light from the tunnel’s end comes into focus, our charge is to maintain the spirit of innovation through the pandemic’s final stages and beyond. From the March/April 2021 Net ...

  • CEO Notebook | These schools have capitalized on their strengths to serve essential community needs and build a stronger financial future. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...

  • Financial Management | Review the criteria that determines if your independent school is eligible for the new round of federal support and how much it may receive, be it your school’s first or second ...

  • CEO Notebook | What is still missing from our new modes of program delivery and how can we leverage the changes we’ve made thus far? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO ...

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