• Strategize With Your Team at the NAIS School Leadership Team Experience

    Strategize With Your Team at the NAIS School Leadership Team Experience

    This year, SLTE and NAIS Strategy Lab have teamed up. You’ll get Strategy Lab’s innovation frameworks, as well as SLTE’s focus on team dynamics to drive school improvement.

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  • Independent School Spring 2019: Reimagining Schools

    Independent School Spring 2019: Reimagining Schools

    As the education landscape continues to evolve, independent schools must develop strategies to remain relevant and chart a course for the future.

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  • Resources to Help Your School Manage a Crisis

    Resources to Help Your School Manage a Crisis

    There's no greater test of leadership than a crisis. NAIS has the resources to support you when you really need it.

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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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  • Introducing Market View!

    Introducing Market View!

    Market View is an essential new tool on the DASL Insights platform designed to help you find prospective families and better understand your community.

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  • NAIS Head Search Handbook: Order Your Copy Today

    NAIS Head Search Handbook: Order Your Copy Today

    This indispensable tool will help your board and search committee master the search process. Save 20% when you order 5 or more.

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  • Search Our Directories

    Search Our Directories

    Find a school, company, or colleague using NAIS's searchable directories.

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Deadline Extended! Submit Your PoCC Workshop Proposal By May 24

What workshop would you want to attend? Make that idea a reality by submitting a proposal by May 24. Your presentation could advance the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion in schools.

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Share Your Expertise With an Annual Conference Workshop Proposal

Submit your workshop or PechaKucha proposal by June 7 for the 2020 NAIS Annual Conference in Philadelphia, where we'll explore the theme "Your School, Your Legacy." 

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Developing a Risk Culture to Support School Mission and Vision

Organizations with well-defined risk cultures will generally weather crises more effectively, as well as take appropriate risks during times of great change.

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Evaluate and Update Your Risk Management Plan This Summer

A methodical approach to risk management and crisis response can help your school prepare for a wide array of events. Use these NAIS resources to prepare for next year now.

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New Trustee Table Podcast Episode: Unpacking Board Culture

David Brazer of Stanford University discusses why board culture is critical to success and shares steps trustees can take to support and maintain a positive board culture.

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Download the Latest Episode of NAIS Member Voices Podcast

Patti Wilczek, head of Helios School (CA), discusses what it's like to work at a school for gifted students, how she has managed crises, and how she could have been a geologist.

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Receive Free NAIS Membership by Joining Now!

Schools that join NAIS between April-June will pay dues for the 2019-2020 school year and receive complimentary membership through June 30.

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Research Insights: The State of LGBTQ Leadership in U.S. Independent Schools

A survey provides insights into the state of LGBTQ leadership and illustrates the challenges and opportunities that are part of the LGBTQ independent school leader experience.

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Boardroom: The Hallmarks of a Successful Board Chair

The relationship between a head of school and the board of trustees is a crucial partnership. A head of school weighs in on certain characteristics that lead to success.

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Reflections on Navigating the High School Admission Process

A parent who's also a teacher writes about the balance between guiding children down the path parents think is best and letting them make their own decisions—and mistakes.

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Jobs-to-Be-Done Study on Independent School Parents

How can independent schools evolve to best meet families’ needs? Research into the changing market is a crucial first step in the path to school transformation.

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DASL Databook Offers Comprehensive Look at Your School

Download this new custom report, which is divided into 13 sections and provides a comparison for your school across all areas of data collected in DASL.

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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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