• Registration is Now Open for the 2023 NAIS Annual Conference!

    Registration is Now Open for the 2023 NAIS Annual Conference!

    Join us February 22-24 in Las Vegas to explore the theme Cultivating Community. Sign up by January 17 to get early bird savings.

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  • It's 2022 PoCC and SDLC Week! Join Us to Find Inspiration and Connection

    It's 2022 PoCC and SDLC Week! Join Us to Find Inspiration and Connection

    We're in San Antonio to explore the theme Reunited in Purpose: Elevating Our Worth, Our Agency, and Our Excellence.

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  • Independent School Magazine: What's Ahead for the Market?

    Independent School Magazine: What's Ahead for the Market?

    The Fall issue explores the outlook for the independent school market, from tuition to reaching families and more.

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  • New View EDU Season Finale: How Equity and Well-Being Work Together in Our Schools

    New View EDU Season Finale: How Equity and Well-Being Work Together in Our Schools

    Jessie Barrie and Kalyan Balaven, two heads with deep expertise in leading DEI work, join host Tim Fish and special guest co-host Caroline Blackwell for a conversation about equity, well-being, and the future of inclusion efforts in independent schools.

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  • Open the Door to New Insights with the NAIS Trendbook

    Open the Door to New Insights with the NAIS Trendbook

    Explore 30 vital trends in independent education. Make the 2022-2023 Trendbook your starting point for better board retreats and planning meetings among faculty and staff.

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  • The Search for the Next NAIS President

    The Search for the Next NAIS President

    With Donna Orem's 2023 retirement, a presidential search is underway. The search committee will begin interviews in November and December.

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  • A Solution Kit for Parent Relations

    A Solution Kit for Parent Relations

    Get families and schools on the same page with these practical resources. Give out the booklet Better Together at parent meetings. Provide the book Hopes and Fears to faculty who want smoother parent partnerships.

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  • Hiring Resources from NAIS

    Hiring Resources from NAIS

    Is your school hiring? Are you looking for your dream job? Use the NAIS Career Center to post and find great independent school career opportunities.

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Scenario Planning: Examining Education Workforce Trends

NAIS President Donna Orem examines workforce trends and suggests “what if” questions that school leaders should explore in building best-, moderate-, and worst-case scenarios for their schools.

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Legal Tip of the Week: EEOC Issues A New Mandatory Workplace Poster

Employers are required to post the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s new poster in conspicuous places. Learn more about the updates that schools should know about.

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Member Voices: Using Jobs to Be Done to Connect With Families

Taryn Upchurch, director of outreach at Tru School (CA), discusses using the Jobs-to-Be-Done framework in marketing, personalizing messaging for families, and finding mission-aligned students.

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Teacher Perspective: Recognizing the Value of Staying at Your School

A performing arts teacher shares how the presence of longtime faculty in independent school communities encourages others to notice a school's values and to keep coming back.

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Legal Notes: Safety and Security Systems

Schools across the country are evaluating, adjusting, and testing safety and security systems. Chris Joffe, of Joffe Emergency Services, shares his top recommendations for schools.

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The Trustee’s Role in Ensuring a Smooth Headship Transition

Searching for and welcoming a new head of school—as well as saying goodbye to the outgoing head—is an opportunity to celebrate leadership and articulate the school’s aspirations and vision.

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging help all students and adults in a school community thrive. NAIS supports the work of its 1,900 member schools and associations in this important work.

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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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