• Registration is Open for the 2021 NAIS Online Institutes!

    Registration is Open for the 2021 NAIS Online Institutes!

    The NAIS Online Institutes are built for the future of education: robust, flexible, and transformative. Register by April 30 to take advantage of early bird pricing.

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  • Independent School: Strategic Fundraising

    Independent School: Strategic Fundraising

    The Spring issue explores the importance of fundraising strategy, investing in advancement operations, understanding your donors, and building a culture of philanthropy.

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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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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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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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Slowing Down in The Fast Lane: Changing Pace in Global Education

To move forward more effectively, educators should focus on root causes and deep systemic analyses to help students understand the complex global problems they are trying to solve.

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Legal Tip of the Week: Revisit Your Student Vaccination Policy

As minors become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, schools are asking whether they should create a policy that mandates the vaccine as a prerequisite for entering school grounds next year.

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Understanding Zoom Fatigue: A Cautionary Note on Videoconferencing

Educators have responded heroically and made the best of an impossible situation, but this year has illustrated that schools have always been, above all, a human endeavor requiring human connection.

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Find Out Your Community's Feelings With NAIS COVID-19 Surveys

Get valuable insights that will help your school with planning and decision-making. NAIS is offering all member and subscriber schools free use of easy-to-administer family and staff satisfaction surveys.

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Trustee Table Podcast: Working with Independent School Parents

Robert Evans and Michael Thompson, authors of a new NAIS book, discuss the role of the board in parent relations and the power dynamics among parents, teachers, and school leaders.

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Member Voices Podcast: The Benefits of Outdoor Programs

In the latest episode, hear about a unique, outdoor-centric school model from Ray McGaughey, director of admissions at High Mountain Institute (CO). He also discusses how he approaches recruiting.

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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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On My Mind: Reimagining Philanthropy

The pandemic has accelerated many philanthropy trends and birthed new ones. Four are of particular interest: donor collaboration, community giving, foundation flexibility, and mega impact donors. 

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Can an Independent School Teacher Be Socially Just?

Uniquely positioned to advance the reach of a social justice mission, independent school educators are encouraged to expose oppression and disrupt the systems that reproduce inequities.

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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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