• Independent School Magazine: The Future of Independent Schools

    Independent School Magazine: The Future of Independent Schools

    The Summer issue explores what it will take to lead schools into the future, the pace at which to move, the conditions required for change, and more.

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  • Meet Your Enrollment Power Tool: NAIS Market View 5.0

    Meet Your Enrollment Power Tool: NAIS Market View 5.0

    We designed Market View to help you find your enrollment sweet spot. We’re thrilled to tell you that we’ve just made it more effective, more intuitive, and more powerful. As always, it's free to NAIS members.

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  • Reserve Your Spot for the NAIS Institute for New Heads

    Reserve Your Spot for the NAIS Institute for New Heads

    Our expanded online program will bring you the knowledge of seasoned heads, the understanding and support of fellow new heads, and the tools to thrive as a leader.

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  • New! Practical Advice, Delivered with Empathy

    New! Practical Advice, Delivered with Empathy

    Here’s your toolkit for navigating the changing landscape of the school-parent relationship. Get discounts by buying in bulk for all teachers and staff.

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  • Announcing a New Partnership Between NAIS and NBOA

    Announcing a New Partnership Between NAIS and NBOA

    We are excited to announce an important collaboration between NAIS and the National Business Officers Association (NBOA) to make it easier for you—our members—to analyze data about your schools.

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  • Hiring Resources from NAIS

    Hiring Resources from NAIS

    Even in the midst of COVID-19, we understand that hiring season must go on. The NAIS Career Center is here to help.

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  • Connections Creating Value for Independent Schools

    Connections Creating Value for Independent Schools

    The new NAIS Community Market is a collection of resources, events, services, and products that can help independent school professionals.


  • Share Your Solutions for Evolving Education

    Share Your Solutions for Evolving Education

    NAIS has launched a new site for schools to share strategies, samples, and solutions in this time of uncertainty.

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  • Power Your Planning<br> with the Latest Trendbook

    Power Your Planning
    with the Latest Trendbook

    Prep your school leaders, your board, and yourself for what’s ahead with the 2020-2021 NAIS Trendbook. Delve into trends in enrollment, philanthropy, equity and justice, and more.

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  • Get the Guidebook Every Board Leader Needs

    Get the Guidebook Every Board Leader Needs

    Want a high-performing board? Start at the top with The Board Chair Handbook, an informative, inspiring guide written especially for board leaders at independent schools.

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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Schools

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Schools

    Bookmark this new NAIS website page to help you access the most timely and relevant COVID-19 resources.

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DASL Data Entry is Open: Log in and Get Started Today!

You can enter information into DASL Data Foundation until October 15, and return on October 26 to add your DASL/BIIS Financial Operations data. Watch video tutorials here.

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The Essential Toolkit for Thriving Beyond the Pandemic

NAIS President Donna Orem shares insights from heads on how scenario planning has benefited their school during COVID-19 and helped them think differently about the future.

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Legal Tip of the Week: Do Your Summer Homework

We asked independent school lawyers to share their “summer homework” list for schools. In this edition, get tips on the board-head relationship, staff training, legal forms, and reviewing your insurance.

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16 Books for Your Summer Break

In this week’s blog post, Independent School magazine book reviewer Richard Barbieri shares a summer reading list that will take you back in time and on inner journeys.

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Receive Free NAIS Membership by Joining Now!

Schools that join NAIS between now and June will pay dues for the 2021-22 school year (which starts July 1) and receive complimentary membership through June 30, 2021.

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Member Voices Podcast: Fundraising Fundamentals for Trustees

In the latest episode, fundraising and governance expert Dave Sternberg shares the biggest misconceptions trustees have about fundraising. This episode is sponsored by CCS Fundraising.

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Trustee Table Podcast: The Board's Role in Community Engagement

Reveta Bowers, interim head of The Center for Early Education (CA), shares insights and examples of how boards can engage with their communities around critical issues facing independent schools.

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On My Mind: Thriving Through Unprecedented Change

After the pandemic, rebuilding school communities with a focus on well-being may be the most important future work of independent schools, writes NAIS President Donna Orem.

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Taking a Whole Community Approach to Emotional Intelligence and SEL

Learn about one school's SEL program that goes beyond curriculum and aims to strengthen the connection of its student body and faculty to their joint learning, the community, and each other. 

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What are Boards Searching for When They Hire a School Leader?

How can your board determine what type of leader your school needs now and for the future? Find out how your school can improve the head search process with NAIS’s Jobs-to-Be-Done research.

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Reimagine Tuition: A New Series From NAIS

Tuition setting is a decision schools make every year, but many heads and trustees worry they don’t have the right information to make it with confidence. Gain new insights with these resources and case studies.

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New Faculty Recruitment Open for 2021 NAIS SDLC

NAIS seeks a diverse group of professional educators and select college students to join veteran faculty members in designing and delivering the curriculum for this transformative event. 

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Find the Best Talent

Talented teaching and administrator candidates are waiting to apply for jobs at your school. NAIS members can post jobs and browse resumes for free; nonmembers can purchase job postings.

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NAIS Hiring Insights Series: Make the Most of Hiring Season

NAIS has data, insights, and expertise to help you build your team or find the right fit. This ongoing video series provides the latest NAIS Career Center trends and will help you in your search right now.

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