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2023 Annual Conference

April 30 - May 1st
Beacon Grand Hotel, San Francisco

Our conference planning group is designing an outstanding program! 

Business Officers, staff and other leaders from independent schools will gain valuable perspectives and information to apply to their school's strategic thinking as well as to the tasks critical to  smooth and successful daily operations.  Join us  to connect with your California colleagues. Share experiences and information and develop relationships with other independent school professionals operating within our State's  unique regulatory, legal, and economic environment.

2022 Sponsors

The generous support of our Corporate Sponsors provides Cal-ISBOA members with affordable access to up-to-date professional development opportunities in a relaxed, collegial environment. Thank you!

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Preliminary Topics

Our conference planning group is designing an outstanding program! Check back in January for preliminary information on Breakout Session topics.

More Information

The 2023 Annual Conference will be held at the newly renovated and restored Beacon Grand Hotel at Union Square in San Francisco.  Click the button for more information.

Beacon Grand Hotel

Interested in more professional development? Don't miss the
HR Workshop!

HR Workshop

Thank you to our Conference Planning Committee!
Jane Davis, CFO, Archer School for Girls - Team Chair
John Amussen, Controller, Marlborough School
Steve Bajc, CFOO, Chinese American International School
Natalie Morales, Director of Finance, Chandler School

Jerry Mullaney, CFOO, Head-Royce School

Cancellation Policy

  • Substitutions and/or transfers of registration from the same school may be made any time prior to the conference. Contact Martha Ambros in writing to make arrangements for a transfer. Cancellations by March 15, 2023 will receive a full refund, less a $25 processing fee.
  • Cancellations between March 15 and March 31, 2023 will receive a 50% refund.
  • There will be no refunds after April 1, 2023

Registration Fees



Registration opens in late January!

Schedule & Agenda

Day 1
April 30, 2023

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Cocktail Reception

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Celebratory Opening Dinner

Day 2
May 1, 2023

7:30am - 8:30am

Registration and Breakfast

8:30am - 8:45am

Welcome and Introductions

8:45am - 10:15am

Keynote Speaker

10:45am - 12:00pm

Breakout Session Round One

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Annual Meeting and Lunch

1:45pm - 3:00pm

Breakout Session Round Two

3:15pm - 4:30pm

Breakout Session 3

4:30pm - 6:00pm

Cocktail Closing Reception

Contact & Sponsorship Information

For more information about conference or interested in sponsorship, please contact:

Martha Ambros
Cal-ISBOA Executive Director
12400 Ventura Boulevard, #857
Studio City, CA 91604
martha.ambros@isboa.org or 818-731-0342.

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 shrmcertification.org

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