• Registration is Open for the 2021 NAIS Online Annual Conference!

    Registration is Open for the 2021 NAIS Online Annual Conference!

    Find inspiration, expertise, and connection at the reimagined NAIS Annual Conference. Together, we'll explore the theme Beyond These Doors: Activating Our Communities.

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  • Independent School: A Conversation About Racism

    Independent School: A Conversation About Racism

    The Winter issue explores the role of schools in being part of the problem and solution, and how to create a path forward.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Boost Your Board’s Fundraising Comfort Level

    Boost Your Board’s Fundraising Comfort Level

    Introduce your trustees to the joy of giving–and asking for–gifts. This easy-to-grasp booklet is great for board orientations and training sessions.

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NAIS Statement on the Violence at the U.S. Capitol

Educators have a direct role in both teaching the fundamentals of democracy and exemplifying it in words and actions. We also have a duty to keep hope strong.

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NAIS Staff Predictions for the Future of Independent Schools

Which changes brought on by the pandemic are here to stay? NAIS staff members share their thoughts on this question and others regarding what the future holds for independent schools.

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Legal Tip of the Week: Employers May Require the COVID-19 Vaccine*

Generally speaking, employers may require employees to receive an FDA-approved vaccine as a condition of employment. As always, there are certain exceptions and qualifications to consider.

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Member Voices Podcast: Battling Staff Burnout

In this episode sponsored by ATOMS Placement Services, Andre Withers, assistant head of The Madeira School (VA), talks about how he and his team are working to avoid burnout.

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Trustee Table Podcast: How Heads and Trustees Can Design the Future

Lisa Kay Solomon of Stanford University shares why developing a futurist mentality is critical for heads and trustees, and how independent school boards can design and engage in strategic conversations.

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Addressing Systemic Racism in Our Schools and Communities

"This is a moment for independent schools to take action, within their school communities and their surrounding communities," NAIS President Donna Orem writes in her On My Mind column.

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New Issue of Independent Teacher: What Does the Future Hold?

This special issue includes articles that address how teachers are coping with instructing during the pandemic, and other essays that present new ideas and techniques to improve your teaching.

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NAIS Toolkit: Election Season, Politics on Campus, and Civil Discourse

How do you nurture open and respectful dialogue in your school? These resources will help you understand challenges and opportunities for your school during election season and beyond.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Independent Schools

NAIS is updating this page daily to answer questions and provide updates on select news and federal guidance, resources, and independent school strategies and trends.

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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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