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2024 Annual Conference & Meeting

  • 05 May 2024
  • 4:00 PM
  • 06 May 2024
  • 6:30 PM
  • The Garland Hotel, 4222 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood, CA 91602


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

2024 Annual Conference and Meeting
The Garland Hotel, North Hollywood

Kick-Off Reception & Dinner, Sunday, May 5

Conference & Annual Meeting, Monday, May 6

The Cal-ISBOA Annual Conference Committee is designing an outstanding program for independent school Business Officers, staff, and other school leaders. The conference will offer valuable perspectives and information to propel your school's strategic thinking and support the team in facilitating  smooth and successful daily operations. Join us to connect with your California colleagues to share experiences and insights and nurture  relationships with other independent school professionals operating within our state's unique regulatory, legal, and economic environment.

Preliminary Topics

The conference will feature a variety of compelling topics such as:

  • Strengthening the CFO/HOS Relationship
  • Getting it Built Part 1: Planning & Financing
  • Getting it Built Part 2: Navigating the obstacles from land use approvals to construction
  • Insurance: Market outlook, mitigating risk, containing costs, and creative solutions
  • Legal Updates from our partners at Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
  • Critical Tech for the Business Office: AI, Cybersecurity, and Data Protection
  • Listserv Live: Bring your questions for an interactive session
  • Promoting DEI in our schools in 2024


    General Session Keynote

    Joyful and Effective Leadership: 

    Applying Positive Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, and Mindfulness to your life and work

    Roni Habib, Founder of EQ Schools

    Connections matter more than anything.  Effective leaders understand that.  And in this dynamic keynote, you will gain tools to bring more joy, connections, and meaning to your work and life, and learn how to enhance your ability to courageously and effectively lead. You will experience actionable practices that can create a culture that values the wellbeing of staff and students and that leads to bottom line results. Topics such as Social Attunement, Self-Regulation, Self-Management, Empathy, Stress-Reduction, Effective Communication, and the role of Play and Joy in schools will be covered. These concepts are research based, grounded in the science of the fields of Positive Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, and Mindfulness. This will be a highly interactive, energetic, and experiential keynote so get ready to have some fun!

    Annual Conference Registration: Members $295; Non-Members $375

    Kick-Off Reception & Dinner: Members $110; Non-Members $160

    Cal-ISBOA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

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