Find out how engaged your middle and high school students are through the HSSSE and MGSSE surveys.
This NAIS legal advisory addresses the degree to which schools are obligated to give military recruiters directory information and access to students.
Read this NAIS legal advisory for background and recent updates concerning the law in sending automated calls and text messages, as well as best practices for schools to ensure both compliance and effective communication.
This brief addresses several points, including whether an independent boarding school had a duty to warn students of a potential for tick bites with severe consequences in China.
Member schools of NAIS believe that all educational institutions have a responsibility to provide their students with the knowledge, skills, values, ethics, and social commitment they will need to succeed.
Independent School is an open forum for exchange of information about elementary and secondary education in general, and independent schools in particular. We encourage submissions on any compelling topic in precollegiate education.
This web page lists the editorial board of Independent Teacher magazine, along with their contact information.
Experts from NAIS member schools who focus their work on global education/international mindedness and on international students’ experience. They engage with our community on these topics.
Our Survey Center surveys offer quantitative data you can use to assess the performance of schools leaders, understand expectations of — and improve relations with — parents, and uncover the experiences students had at your school.
This web page is a clearinghouse of nonprofit organizations that offer global education resources, products, and services. The purpose of the site is to provide resources to schools to develop their own global education programs in the various areas.
This web page is a clearinghouse of non-profit organizations that offer global education resources, products, and services.
See how Palmer Trinity School communicated their sustainability program and goals to the entire school community.
This dissertation examines the perspectives of 8 African American Heads of School in terms of how they go to their current positions and how their race affects how they lead their schools.
The following principles provide guidelines for the recruitment, residential life, education, and support of international students in independent schools.
Survey respondents described the kind of services they provide international students- different partner organizations and agents they use- and also where international students hail from.
In August 2015, NAIS surveyed a number of global education program leaders and deans of schools to learn more about the current trends and challenges related to developing such programs.
This section identifies the steps necessary to complete the Self-Assessment portion of AIM.
Is your school considering adding a homestay program? Understand your potential legal exposure and consider what approach is best for your school.
This monograph addresses many of the concerns schools face when considering field trips and general travel with students. Specific attention is given to school policies, releases, and travel abroad.
AIM is a comprehensive campus-wide assessment tool that engages your school community in evaluating inclusivity and multiculturalism.
Sample responsibilities and language for a director of curriculum job description.
The 2013 NAIS and United Educators Study Abroad Risk Survey and Summit Report will help schools understand the risks associated with international travel.
NAIS Institutes provide the ideal setting to learn about your own leadership challenges and strengths. Read more about each institute and register at www.nais.org/institutes.
See videos of schools' Challenge 20/20 projects and learn more about this free, internet-based, global problem-solving program.
NAIS reports on the High School Survey of Student Engagement (HSSSE), which is designed to investigate the attitudes, perceptions, and beliefs of high school students about their work.
The NAIS report "2012-2013 SAT Test Scores: National Averages and NAIS Schools" provides a comparative view and analysis.
The article describes the methodology behind AIM.
The 2014 NAIS Global Education Survey includes information on such areas as the type of global education programs that are offered in independent schools, the barriers global education champions face, and the way these programs are structured and managed.
Do you know a teacher who exemplifies creativity and innovation in the classroom? Nominate him or her to be an NAIS Teacher of the Future.
Schools facing "summer melt" challenges should consider a number of points related to employment and enrollment contracts.
This page lists links to research about school governance styles and structures.
Independent Teacher is an electronic journal that publishes articles on curriculum and pedagogy, across all grades and disciplines, of particular interest to independent school teachers.
The TABS-NAIS Global Symposium is an annual event devoted to the topics of serving international students and developing global citizenship in all students.
My student's parents suggested she start a collection drive for shoes and clothes after a natural disaster. What's really the best way to help?
This page contains a listing of global education presentations created by NAIS staff.
This web page is a clearinghouse of non-profit organizations that offer global education resources and services. The purpose of the site is to provide resources to schools to develop their own global education programs in the area of gap-year programs.
This web page is a clearinghouse of non-profit organizations that offer global education resources, products, and services. The purpose of the page is to provide resources to schools to develop their own global education programs in the various areas.
This collection of case studies features governance issues based on actual events at NAIS schools. This case study explores the crisis when faculty "break the rules."
This collection of case studies features governance issues based on actual events at NAIS schools. This monograph presents a governance case study focusing on a case of a student's falsely accusing a popular teacher of sexual improprieties.
This collection of case studies features governance issues based on actual events at NAIS schools. This monograph presents a governance case study focusing on allegations of racism over a non-renewal of a teacher's contract.
This monograph presents six multiple choice governance case studies focusing on varying topics: parking lot gossip, faculty protest, contact with students, etc.
This monograph presents a governance case study focusing on an episode in which a parent demands an audience with the board to appeal the head's decision to dismiss her son for a drinking violation.
People of Color Conference
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Assessment of Inclusivity & Multiculturalism
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