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    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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  • Independent School Summer Issue: Health & Well-Being

    Independent School Summer Issue: Health & Well-Being

    Explore how independent schools are considering students' mental, emotional, and physical health and well-being.

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  • Exciting New Features Added to Market View!

    Exciting New Features Added to Market View!

    We’ve incorporated your ideas and created a more powerful tool to help you understand your school's market, including an upgraded map, five-year projections, and more.

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  • Training Tools for Boards Everywhere

    Training Tools for Boards Everywhere

    Build a better board! NAIS offers the new International Trustee Handbook for schools outside the U.S. and the Trustee Handbook for U.S. boards.

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7 Reasons Heads of School Should Attend the Diversity Leadership Institute

Two heads share their transformative experiences this summer at NAIS’s DLI, and why they believe diversity leadership is at the core of good school leadership.

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Start the Year By Reviewing Important Policies, Practices

The latest Washington Watch provides resources to help you think about school safety, crisis preparation, enrollment contracts, bylaws, faculty training, and more.

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NAIS Member Voices Podcast: Starting Out as a Head of School

Logan Bowlds, head of Stratford Academy (GA), talks about what it was like to be appointed head of school at age 29 and how he got to this point in his career so quickly.

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2019-20 NAIS DASL Data Entry is Officially Open!

You can enter data until October 9. DASL is a must-have tool for driving strategic conversations, and submitting your school's data will help you lead and plan for the future.

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NAIS Board Announces Selection Process for 2020

The NAIS board will recommend a candidate for the 2020 class of trustees from a large pool of nominees.

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Six Things New Teachers Need to Know to Start the Year Strong

A veteran teacher shares helpful tips, including some important things to remember: trust your gut, lead with your heart, rely on your training, and enjoy yourself.

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Pressing Questions: Advice for New School Heads

Think back to your first day at your current position. What do you wish you could tell your former self? What advice would you offer? What resources would you provide?

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How Administrators and Counselors Can Team Up on Student Well-Being

The stakes run high in conversations around student health and well-being, and this is an important partnership to support that effort that needs to develop naturally.

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New Trustee Table Podcast Episode: Unlocking the Board Executive Session

Governance expert Cathy Trower provides insights into what happens during an executive session and how the board chair and head of school can navigate this complex issue.

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Defining the Role of Independent Schools in the 21st Century Economy

This report provides insights into the challenges independent schools face in the 21st century economy and offers potential ideas for adding value to an independent school education.

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Jobs-to-Be-Done Study on Independent School Parents

How can independent schools evolve to best meet families’ needs? Research into the changing market is a crucial first step in the path to school transformation.

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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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