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Webinar: Good Governance: What Every Business Officer Needs to Know

Webinar: Good Governance: What Every Business Officer Needs to Know

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Event Details

understand and practice principles of good governance

As the financial stewards of the school, it is important for school business officers to understand and practice principles of good governance. Business officers often attend board meetings and provide information, data, and trends to the board or a committee of the board. It is important to understand roles and responsibilities, and also to promote best practices such as a conflict of interest policy, investment policy, whistleblower policy, document retention, and destruction policy, and procedures to ensure confidentiality of information. This session will provide a checklist of tips for business officers to consider as we turn the corner on a new fiscal year.

Meet the Speaker

Grace H. LeeGrace Lee, a Partner with the law firm Venable, focuses her practice on employment law, risk management, and other compliance and regulatory matters that impact independent schools and nonprofit organizations. Ms. Lee is the former vice president of legal affairs at the National Business Officers Association (NBOA), where she oversaw the legal affairs and human resources programming for independent school business officers and served as a resource for member schools on current and evolving legal challenges affecting the independent school community.

At Venable, Grace develops best practices on a wide range of legal issues facing independent schools, including employee relations, disciplinary actions, wage and hour compliance, student safety and disciplinary issues, social media issues, and contract disputes.

CPE Information

  • Learning Objective: Participants will review their role and best practice principles as it relates to governance.
  • Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
  • Instructional Method: Group Internet Based
  • Program level: Basic
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advanced Preparations: None
  • Recommended CPE Credits 1.0 in Specialized Knowledge.


All webinars are $50 per session but are FREE to anyone from a MISBO member school. Webinars are one hour in length and begin at 2pm ET.

CPE Credit

MISBO is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Additional Information

For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint, refund, and cancellation, call the office at 404-921-3812 or please use the following link: MISBO Webinar Administrative Policies.

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For More Information:

Dianne Sagaas
Dianne Sagaas
Director of Professional Development MISBO (404)921-3812