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    Make Sure Your Committees Know the Essentials

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    Independent School Magazine: The Community Issue

    The Spring issue brings together a wide variety of voices and perspectives on what it means to be a school community.

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  • New View EDU Season Finale: Student Voice and Agency in Education

    New View EDU Season Finale: Student Voice and Agency in Education

    To get the student perspective, host Tim Fish talks with Mackenzie Link and Ella Cornett, high school students from One Stone School (ID).

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  • NAIS Board of Trustees Announces Debra P. Wilson as Next NAIS President

    NAIS Board of Trustees Announces Debra P. Wilson as Next NAIS President

    She will begin her tenure on August 7, 2023, succeeding Donna Orem, who will retire this summer.

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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

    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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Yes, Introverts Can Be Effective School Leaders

Leading a school is no easy task no matter a person’s personality, and the social side of school leadership can be draining for introverts. But there are ways to survive—and thrive.

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Legal Tip of the Week: Get to Know Your State Ombudsman

Find out how the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Non-Public Education supports nonpublic school students and educators, especially related to equitable services.

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Member Voices: Practical Innovation and Teaching Innovators

Hear from Matt Gerber, chief innovation officer at Western Reserve Academy (OH). He talks about his practical approach to innovation and the curriculum at his school's innovation center.

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Adaptive Leadership, Part 2: The Six Behaviors of Adaptive Leaders

In the second part of this three-part series, NAIS President Donna Orem examines the actions that school leaders can take to identify adaptive challenges and mobilize their communities.

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On My Mind: Reflecting on a Career and Community

NAIS President Donna Orem writes that a sense of community is what draws people to independent schools and what keeps schools strong in good times and in bad.

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In Practice: When Should a School Issue an Official Statement?

Independent school leaders have been increasingly compelled or called on to comment when a national or global crisis makes headlines. Creating guidelines can help determine a response.

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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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