• Registration is Now Open for the 2019 NAIS People of Color Conference!

    Registration is Now Open for the 2019 NAIS People of Color Conference!

    Join us December 4–7 in Seattle as we explore the theme "1619. 2019. Before. Beyond. Amplifying Our Intelligence to Liberate, Co-create, and Thrive."

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  • Independent School Fall Issue: International Students & Global Education

    Independent School Fall Issue: International Students & Global Education

    Explore the intersections of international student programs and global education, trends in recruitment, and more.

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  • Delve Into the Latest Independent School Trends

    Delve Into the Latest Independent School Trends

    The 2019-2020 Trendbook explores 33 issues in enrollment, financial aid, student wellness, and more. Prep your school leaders, your board, and yourself for what’s ahead.

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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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  • 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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  • Search Our Directories

    Search Our Directories

    Find a school, company, or colleague using NAIS's searchable directories.

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Shifting Our Lens on the Differently Abled

To ensure students and adults with disabilities are included and supported in places of learning, independent schools must move from a reactive approach to a proactive, strategic one.

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Legal Tip of the Week: The Difference Between Service and Support Animals

When asked if an animal can come to school, the answer depends on who is asking and why. Find out what your school needs to know to follow the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Member Voices Podcast: The Art of Building Relationships

Shanelle Henry, director of equity and inclusion at Green Farms Academy (CT), talks about building relationships, taking a moment before reacting, and keeping a candy dish on your desk.

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Applications Open for 2020-21 Fellowship for Aspiring Heads

Are you prepared to lead a school? Advance your professional journey through unique programming, supportive mentorship, and lifelong relationships. The deadline is Nov. 15. 

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Trustee Table Podcast: Supporting a ‘Limitless Perspective’ in the Classroom

In an episode that educates heads and trustees about developments in teaching and learning, Stanford professor Jo Boaler, discusses her research into unlocking learning potential at any age.

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Helping International Students Through the Lens of Inclusion

To better understand and support the experiences of international students, independent schools must frame their policies and practices as diversity, equity, and inclusion work.

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What Boards Need to Know About International Student Enrollment

The international student landscape is more complex than ever. Trustees and heads need to pay attention to and offer advice for leading and managing in a rapidly changing environment.

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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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