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2023 Human Resources Intensive

2023 Human Resources Intensive

Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 4:00 PM (EDT) to Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 12:15 PM (EDT)

Event Details

MISBO's Summer Intensives is an incomparable event that provides a small and intimate setting for meaningful connections with industry experts and resources. It's the only time of the year we roll out the red carpet just YOU!




  • Human Resources Directors and Managers
  • Business Officers and other roles with HR responsibilities
  • Those in an HR role who are new to independent schools


Click "Registration Options" above to attend this event!

Pre-Sale (2/13 - 3/3):  $275
Early Bird (3/4 - 4/30):  $325
Regular (after 5/1):  $375
*Additional attendees from the same school:  $205

Early Bird (3/3 - 4/30):  $375
Regular (after 5/1):  $450
*Additional attendees from the same school:  $250

**new HOTEL**

Hilton Atlanta Airport Hotel
1031 Virginia Avenue
Hapeville, Georgia 30354

Click here to make your reservation or call 404-767-9000

Cutoff date:  Sunday, May 28

Check-in / Check-out:  4:00 pm / 11:00 am

Rate includes:

  • complimentary airport shuttle
  • transportation to/from Woodward Academy
  • complimentary Wi-Fi
  • self-parking at $15 night 
  • access to the fitness center and outdoor pool
  • discounted room rate available a day before the event, based on availability 

HRCI Credit

This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review.


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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:

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Event Policies

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Scott Barron
Scott Barron Chief Reinvention Officer School Growth
Marcia Bettis
Marcia Bettis Director of Human Resources Mount Pisgah Christian School
Mary Bradley
Mary Bradley Payroll Benefits Coordinator Saint Edwards School
Heather Broadwater
Heather Broadwater Senior Employment Attorney Stanton Law
Lacey Dapore
Lacey Dapore HR Assistant Carrollwood Day School
Lianne Dent
Lianne Dent Director of Human Resources Ensworth School
Carrie Eady
Carrie Eady Director of Human Resources Darlington School
Jennifer Ellis
Jennifer Ellis HR Generalist McCallie School
Nina Esmark
Nina Esmark Business Manager Clayton-Bradley Academy
Laura Hembree
Laura Hembree Director of Finance and Operations Chesapeake Bay Academy
Susan Kimmel
Susan Kimmel Director of the Purchasing Consortium MISBO
David Lee
David Lee Partner, Assurance Practice Smith + Howard
Kelly Lester
Kelly Lester HR Coordinator The Steward School
Hayley Lovitt
Hayley Lovitt Human Resources Coordinator The Children's School
Anita Pittman
Anita Pittman Director of Human Resources Carrollwood Day School
Carolyn Redding
Carolyn Redding HR Director St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School
Jannine Richards Murphy
Jannine Richards Murphy Human Resources & Procurement Manager Jewish Leadership Academy
Jenna Rubin
Jenna Rubin Associate Fisher Phillips
Michelle Shea
Michelle Shea Vice President MISBO
Alli Sheets
Alli Sheets HR Specialist Mount Pisgah Christian School
Duane Steen
Duane Steen HR/Payroll Specialist Shorecrest Preparatory School
Christy Taylor
Christy Taylor Director of Human Resources Spartanburg Day School
Lori Tolbert
Lori Tolbert Controller Spartanburg Day School
Lynn Waldrip
Lynn Waldrip Chief Finance and Operations Officer Lee-Scott Academy
Inita Wells
Inita Wells Human Resources Director University School of Nashville
Leslie Williams
Leslie Williams Human Resources Manager Savannah Christian Preparatory School
Tara Williams
Tara Williams HR Administrator Hutchison School
5 Other Registered Attendees


June 11
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Registration
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM Reception
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM Dinner & Opening Session Sustaining the Humanity in Education
June 12
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Welcome and Opening Session Emerging Benefit Strategies and 2023 Benefits Benchmarking Insights
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM How to More Effectively Recruit and Retain Talented Educators for Independent Schools
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Navigating Tax and Accounting Challenges for your School
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Managing Mental Health Challenges in Schools
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Cyber Security Meets HR and the Business Office:  The Inevitable Collision Course
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Informal Happy Hour
June 13
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM The New Mandatory State Payroll Tax for Long Term Care - Coming to a State Near You?
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM SIG Hour
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Fair Labor Standards Act: Beyond the Basics
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Dianne Sagaas
Dianne Sagaas
Director of Professional Development MISBO (404)921-3812

Here's what past attendees have said...

"These conferences are by far the best that I have ever attended. The small size and the relevant topics make the time away from the office well worth the time."

"I love that it is HR that is specific to what we do. It's hard to find info directly related to independent schools!"

"It was specific and had takeaways that can be implemented right away."