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    PoCC and SDLC in Nashville!

    More than 6,400 educators and students explored the theme of Equitable Schools and Inclusive Communities: Harmony, Discord, and the Notes in Between.

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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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  • Independent School Fall Issue: Diversity and Inclusion

    Independent School Fall Issue: Diversity and Inclusion

    Independent schools seek to be diverse, equitable, inclusive, welcoming places. But how are we delivering on that mission?

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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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Registration is Open for the 2019 NAIS Annual Conference!

Join us Feb. 27-March 1 in Long Beach, CA, for Reimagining Schools: Tearing Down Walls, Building Capacity, and Designing Our Future. Sign up before Jan. 18 to save!

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Helping Teachers to Become More Anti-Racist

A combination of meetings, classroom observations, and informal conversations can help teachers put theory into practice and shift the culture in their classes.

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Draft Title IX Rules on Sexual Assault and Harassment Released

Learn about this long-awaited proposal, as well new tax implications for commuter costs and proposed regulations aimed at limiting teen e-cigarette use.

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Download the Latest Episode of NAIS Member Voices Podcast

Tekakwitha Pernambuco-Wise, head of Sea Crest School (CA), shares tips for aspiring heads, her school's approach to student health and well-being.

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Now Available: Fall 2018 Issue of Independent Teacher

The Fall 2018 issue of Independent Teacher highlights some thought-provoking ideas that we hope will inspire and perk up your own teaching.

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2018-2019 Data Released in DASL

The new 2018-19 data are available in DASL reporting!  You can now go into DASL to update your saved reports and create new ones with 2018-19 information. 

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Supporting LGBTQ Students and Faculty

Schools have come a long way in supporting LGBTQ students and faculty, but they still must take a hard look at how that mission aligns with actions.

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Student Perspectives on Navigating Race and Class in Elite Spaces

From tuition to curriculum to perceptions to communication, students of color share their thoughts on what it’s like to attend independent schools.

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People of Color and White Women in Independent School Headship

NAIS conducted a study on the causes of underrepresentation of people of color and women in headship, and developed guidelines for search committees.

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Balancing Crisis Management Perceptions and Realities

As schools face parents’ heightened anxiety, it is essential to make smart decisions on balancing crisis-management perceptions and realities.

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Legal Questions for Independent School Admission Season

Here are common legal questions and answers admission officers and other administrators should review as the admission season gets underway.

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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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