• The Search for the Next NAIS President

    The Search for the Next NAIS President

    With Donna Orem's 2023 retirement, the presidential search has begun. Learn more about the process and timeline.

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  • Independent School Magazine: The Headship Issue

    Independent School Magazine: The Headship Issue

    The Summer issue explores the current and future state of the headship role, as well as the human side of being a head.

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  • New View EDU Podcast: Catch Up on Season 2

    New View EDU Podcast: Catch Up on Season 2

    Explore big questions about what schools can be and how they can best serve students. You'll hear from brilliant leaders from both inside and outside the education world.

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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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  • 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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DASL Data Entry is Open! Log In and Get Started Today

Have questions? Get tips and key information for data entry, watch video tutorials, and sign up for webinars that cover different stages of the 2022-23 DASL data entry process.

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Strengthen the Head-Board Relationship at LTP

NAIS Leadership Through Partnership returns in person in 2022! LTP provides heads and board chairs dedicated time to build a collaborative relationship and learn about best governance practices.

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Eco-Anxiety: What It Means for Our Kids and How They Are Taking Action

The majority of American teens say they feel anger and hopelessness about climate issues, carrying their private worries into the public space of schools.

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Lessons from the Classroom: Delighting and Abiding with Students

A teacher realizes that the same lesson she learned during her first year of teaching more than 30 years ago still holds today: She teaches best and her students learn most when she fully delights in them.

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Legal Tip of the Week: Good Governance Policies Help Boards Succeed

To meet their fiduciary duties, boards should regularly review and update their bylaws and internal policies to ensure compliance with state and federal laws as well as current best practices and procedures.

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Member Voices Podcast: Finding Success in Innovation Work

In the final episode of our Fostering Innovation miniseries, ​Kevin Costa, director of innovation and learning at McDonogh School (MD), talks about his school's innovation rubric and barriers to new ideas.

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On My Mind: Building a Resilient Workforce

As school communities move toward recovery, burned-out leaders must draw on psychological stamina and find new ways to energize themselves and their teams, writes NAIS President Donna Orem.

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Working Toward Better Head-Board Alignment

Three seasoned heads of school examine the head selection process and offer perspective on how trustees and prospective and sitting heads can reduce the likelihood of unplanned head transitions.

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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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