Independent Schools Business Officers
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Association of California

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2015 Conference & Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker Announcement

Marc Brackett, Ph.D. is Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. He also is a Senior Research Scientist in Psychology and Faculty Fellow in the Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy. Dr. Brackett is the author and co-author of 100 scholarly publications, as well as the co-developer of RULER an evidence-based approach to social and emotional learning. RULER fosters emotional intelligence skills in kindergarten to high school students as well as school leaders, teachers, staff, and families. Dr. Brackett’s grant-funded research focuses on (1) the role of emotions in learning, decision making, relationship quality, and mental health, (2) the measurement of emotional intelligence, and (3) experiments to demonstrate how emotional intelligence training enhances student and educator effectiveness, decreases bullying, and improves school climate.

Welcome to Our Newest Member Schools!

Christ Episcopal Church/Ventana School, Los Altos

New Horizon School, Pasadena

The Sugar Bowl Academy, Norden

Seven Arrows Elementary School, Los Angeles

Junipero Serra High School, San Mateo

The Children's School, La Jolla

East Bay School for Boys, Berkeley

The Peregrine School, Davis

Notre Dame High School, Sherman Oaks

 The Laurence School

provides professional support and solutions to Business Officers from approximately 220 Independent Schools throughout the State of California.


Cal-ISBOA Mission:

Cal-ISBOA is committed to sharing best business practices and to the advancement of professionalism in independent school management. To that end, we actively promote the professional development of independent schools business officers, facilitate the exchange of ideas and information among our members, and assist in developing pragmatic solutions to work-related issues.

Our goal is to develop supportive relationships among our peers and to educate other administrative officers about our many roles.

Professional Development Events

30 Apr 2015 6:00 PM • Hilton Hotel Universal City, Los Angeles

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