• New View EDU Podcast: The Future of Schools as Desirable Workplaces

    New View EDU Podcast: The Future of Schools as Desirable Workplaces

    In the Season 2 finale, NAIS President Donna Orem joins host Tim Fish to moderate a roundtable discussion with three heads of school on workplace trends, hiring, and leadership.

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  • 2023 NAIS Annual Conference Workshop Submissions Open!

    2023 NAIS Annual Conference Workshop Submissions Open!

    Share your expertise and experience with peers by submitting a general workshop, three-hour workshop, or PechaKucha proposal. The deadline is June 10.

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  • NAIS and CASE Partner to Strengthen Advancement Data for Schools

    NAIS and CASE Partner to Strengthen Advancement Data for Schools

    We are excited to announce a new collaboration between NAIS and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) that will result in an industry-wide standard for advancement data collection.

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  • Now Available: The Updated <em>Trustee Handbook</em>

    Now Available: The Updated Trustee Handbook

    Orient new board members and offer continuing education to current ones with the new Trustee Handbook, 11th Edition. Get discounts when you buy in bulk.

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  • Independent School Magazine: What Is School Culture?

    Independent School Magazine: What Is School Culture?

    The Spring issue explores how school culture serves as a unifying force for independent schools.

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  • NAIS Jobs-to-Be-Done Research: Why Trustees Join Independent School Boards

    NAIS Jobs-to-Be-Done Research: Why Trustees Join Independent School Boards

    Given the important role trustees play in sustaining a school’s success, your board needs to include the right people. In this new report, learn what trustees are seeking when they decide to join, and get tips on how to attract and retain trustees.

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  • NAIS Innovation Design Workbook

    NAIS Innovation Design Workbook

    This book can help your team bring about change when your school is dealing with enrollment, affordability, new competitors, or other challenges.

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  • A Solution Kit for Parent Relations

    A Solution Kit for Parent Relations

    Get families and schools on the same page with these practical resources. Give out the booklet Better Together at parent meetings. Provide the book Hopes and Fears to faculty who want smoother parent partnerships.

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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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Submit a Proposal for the 2022 NAIS People of Color Conference

Add your expertise and experience to PoCC! Submit a workshop or seminar proposal by June 10. This year's theme is Reunited in Purpose: Elevating Our Worth, Our Agency, and Our Excellence.

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How Financial Aid Practitioners Feel About Their Work

Responses from the 2021 NAIS State of Financial Aid Survey yield useful insights into how financial aid practitioners feel about their roles, responsibilities, progress, and professional development.

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Legal Tip: Consider Compliance Steps to Support Student Mental Health

Along with expanding resources to improve student health and well-being, independent schools should address compliance issues to protect their institution and community.

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Member Voices Podcast: Moving Forward With Innovation

In the second episode of our Fostering Innovation miniseries, Liz Walgamuth, head of Grace School (TX), talks about redesigning space and why sometimes innovation work is "just about moving forward."

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Mentoring: The Art of Growing Teachers and Leaders

The work of a skilled mentor, one who provides ongoing support and guidance as well as institutional and cultural knowledge, can reverberate for decades. It takes time to mentor well.

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What It Takes to Create a Positive Work Culture From All Sides

School leaders set the tone for culture, but each person in an institution must collectively—and regularly—define and reflect on the core values, actions, and mindsets that capture what it means.

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Getting to We: Communicating in the Age of Polarization

Are our differences really as intractable as they seem? Communicating authentically and intentionally can help schools build stronger school cultures and chart a course toward a more positive future.

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging help all students and adults in a school community thrive. NAIS supports the work of its 1,900 member schools and associations in this important work.

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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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