• Don't Miss Out! Reserve Your Spot for the 2019 NAIS People of Color Conference

    Don't Miss Out! Reserve Your Spot for the 2019 NAIS People of Color Conference

    Join us December 4–7 in Seattle as we explore the theme "1619. 2019. Before. Beyond. Amplifying Our Intelligence to Liberate, Co-create, and Thrive."

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  • Independent School Fall Issue: International Students & Global Education

    Independent School Fall Issue: International Students & Global Education

    Explore the intersections of international student programs and global education, trends in recruitment, and more.

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  • Delve Into the Latest Independent School Trends

    Delve Into the Latest Independent School Trends

    The 2019-2020 Trendbook explores 33 issues in enrollment, financial aid, student wellness, and more. Prep your school leaders, your board, and yourself for what’s ahead.

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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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  • Training Tools for Boards Everywhere

    Training Tools for Boards Everywhere

    Build a better board! NAIS offers the new International Trustee Handbook for schools outside the U.S. and the Trustee Handbook for U.S. boards.

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The Power of Storytelling: Extending the Experience to the Classroom

StoryCorps founder Dave Isay explains how independent school educators can create a meaningful classroom project for students through this year’s Great Thanksgiving Listen program.

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Legal Tip of the Week: Read the Fine Print on FMLA Special Rules

Get tips from the NAIS legal team on which school employees are covered by FMLA special rules, as well as guidance on handling political engagement and election season on campus.

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Member Voices Podcast: A Head Shares His School’s Enterprising Mission

Mark Silver, head of Hillbrook School (CA), talks about his school's social-entrepreneurial focus, how he draws from his school's unique history, and what he's currently reading in his book club. 

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Deadline Approaching: Apply for the 2020-21 Fellowship for Aspiring Heads

Are you prepared to lead a school? Advance your professional journey through unique programming, supportive mentorship, and lifelong relationships. Submit your application by Nov. 15. 

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Trustee Table Podcast: Emotional Intelligence in the Boardroom

Marc Brackett, founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, discusses how emotional intelligence can inform strategic planning, the head-board chair relationship, and board culture.

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Creating a Global Learning Environment

How can schools embrace international students and their perspectives in their desire to develop global competencies in all students? Here are some strategic guiding principles.

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How Schools Can Better Support Third-Culture Kids

A subgroup of international students—many of whom have lived in one or more countries outside of their home—are poised to become a greater force in our schools and around the world.
 

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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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