AIM is a comprehensive campus-wide assessment tool that engages your school community in evaluating inclusivity and multiculturalism.
This section includes diversity and mission statements from a variety of member schools.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and its member schools.
The Diversity Leadership Institute (DLI) provides you with tools to lead and manage the shifting intercultural changes in your own school.
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.
A brief analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court's June 23, 2003, decision regarding admission and the University of Michigan.
The admissions process is full of questions. This article will help get your school thinking about its forms and interview process.
Webinar with NCGS and IBSC
Sample responsibilities and language for a director of diversity job description.
Designed for trustees and school administrators of all kinds to learn about the pressing legal issues facing our schools, this symposium is a unique opportunity to dig into the concerns of the day and come away with solutions for your school.
The NAIS Equity Design Lab (EDL) is a new leadership and professional development series.
Creating and sustaining an inclusive, equitable, and just independent school community requires commitment, reflection, conscious, and deliberate action, as well as constant vigilance.
A list of NAIS resources on preventing and responding to suspected educator sexual misconduct.
Does your school have a plan for dealing with allegations of sexual abuse? What are your responsibilities under the law?
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.
This participatory leadership training provides you with new methodologies, models, and practices to lead change that lasts.
An important note about housing.
This page provides a listing of equity and justice resources.
This is a listing of global education programs offered by NAIS.
Here are some sample questions from the Assessment of Inclusivity and Multiculturalism's online survey.
Sexual harassment and retaliation caselaw has been changing. Schools should be aware of the potential impact these changes might have on how schools handle issues raised by staff and students. Read this helpful article to learn more.
This monograph addresses IRS Revenue Procedure 75-50, which requires that each private school has a racially nondiscrimination policy regarding its students.
As of April 2014, women continue to earn less than men in the United States – receiving 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man. This article explores the implications of this pay gap for independent schools.
This section identifies the steps necessary to complete the Self-Assessment portion of AIM.
This section explains how to complete the online portion of AIM.
This is a collection of resources related to global education. It includes PGP's, PowerPoint Presentations as well as articles and books related to global education.
Within the Trustee Site, in the first section covering Board Composition and Structure, this is the article describing Committees and Task Forces.
These organizations may prove helpful with your diversity and inclusion efforts.
This web page is a clearinghouse of non-profit organizations that offer schools of the future resources, products, and services. The purpose of the site is to provide resources to schools to develop their own programs in the area of Schools of the Future.
This is a collection of resources related to global education.
There is a growing body of evidence that early adapters with the independent school community are embracing innovation and discovery as their primary strategy for school improvement.
An excerpt from Diversity Work: The Practice and the Practitioner about the importance of building relationships in effecting change.
Definition of terms used in the AIM survey.
If schools truly want to meet the needs of their students, prepare them for the realities of the world, and teach them to be moral leaders of the future, then schools must become more diverse, more inclusive.
The article describes the methodology behind AIM.
This advisory will help you cut through some of the confusion about discrimination laws and claims so that you can determine which laws apply to you and when.
State registration of sex offenders has been in place for several years now, with online registry sites available to all who care to search.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) provides many more safeguards to ensure that private school children with disabilities can receive services through federal funds.
Schools are encountering more transgender or gender nonconforming students. How would your school work with and support these students? Do you have the right policies in place?
The National Association of Independent Schools offers a Fellowship for Aspiring School Heads, a one-year professional development program for individuals at NAIS member schools who wish to become heads of independent schools.
In late March 2005, the U.S. Supreme Court expanded the reach of Title IX to include suits brought by those allegedly retaliated against for raising gender discrimination issues. This groundbreaking case may impact your school.
This brief relates to the different facts that courts should consider when reviewing an independent school's consideration of race or ethnicity within the admissions process.
Investigates the attitudes of Gen X and minority parents about education and independent schools.
Use this case study to better comprehend the multiple marketing challenges in the independent school world today.
People of Color Conference
SSS Financial Aid Conference
NAIS-TABS Legal Symposium
TABS-NAIS Global Symposium
Fellowship for Aspiring School Heads
Institutes & Workshops
Sponsor & Exhibit
Independent Ideas Blog
Independent School Magazine
Independent Teacher Magazine
Assessment of Inclusivity & Multiculturalism
Student Engagement Surveys