• Thank You for Attending the 2021 NAIS Online Annual Conference!

    Thank You for Attending the 2021 NAIS Online Annual Conference!

    Don't forget: If you registered for the conference, you have access to conference content for 30 days post-event!

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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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  • 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.

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  • 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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Beyond These Doors: A Snapshot of the 2021 NAIS Annual Conference

More than 2,800 educators attended this year’s virtual conference, which offered a space for connection, reflection, and community. Here are some of the highlights.

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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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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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Member Voices Podcast: Building Teams Through Professional Development

Kim Evelti, director of curriculum at The Williston Northampton School (MA), talks about how her school approaches staff professional development and how she builds curriculum in such a turbulent time.

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Trustee Table Podcast: Prioritizing Health and Well-Being as a Leader

Eleonora Bartoli, a licensed psychologist, shares what it means to be a trauma-informed school and how the notion of resiliency has shifted during the pandemic.

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Legal Tip of the Week: Use Summer Break to Plan for a Safer Fall

Summer is the ideal time for your leadership team to engage in risk management evaluation and update your plans and processes. Get tips on where to start and how to design action steps.

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Eliminating Systemic Racism: A Systems Thinking Approach

Independent schools must resist the temptation to look for the quick fix for the injustice of systemic racism, and instead do the hard work to engage and leverage people, culture, and systems.

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Support Systems That Help Black and Brown Students Thrive

Independent schools should have diverse leadership teams. Families of color must feel validated, represented, and seen. Likewise, it’s vital to build culturally competent faculty at schools.

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Silver Linings in a Pandemic

There's no getting around how difficult distance learning can be. But in all the hard work and struggles, there have also been eye-opening lessons in human relationships and improvisational teaching.

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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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