• 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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  • Registration Remains Open for the 2020 NAIS Institutes!

    Registration Remains Open for the 2020 NAIS Institutes!

    To meet schools’ need for intensive training and peer networking, NAIS still intends to hold our summer institutes and workshops as planned.

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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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  • Independent School: The Governance Issue

    Independent School: The Governance Issue

    The Spring 2020 issue explores the head-board relationship, examining how heads and boards can be most effective and stay agile in times of change.

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  • Boost Your Board’s Fundraising Comfort Level

    Boost Your Board’s Fundraising Comfort Level

    Introduce your trustees to the joy of giving–and asking for–gifts. This easy-to-grasp booklet is great for board orientations and training sessions.

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  • New NAIS Vision, Mission, and Values

    New NAIS Vision, Mission, and Values

    The NAIS Board is pleased to share the new statements, which will guide the work of our organization.

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  • NAIS Head Search Handbook: Order Your Copy Today

    NAIS Head Search Handbook: Order Your Copy Today

    This indispensable tool will help your board and search committee master the search process. Save 20% when you order 5 or more.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Independent Schools

NAIS is updating this page daily to answer questions and provide updates on select news and federal guidance, resources, and independent school strategies and trends.

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Possibilities Amid Pandemic: Mapping Interactions for Remote Learning

Understanding the language and exploring what resources and tools are available for remote learning can help educators create a framework that works for their schools and classrooms. 

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Trustee Table Podcast: An Ethical Framework for Decision-Making

Ann Skeet shares models of ethical leadership practices, the ways boards can seek resolution to ethical challenges, and how trustees can prepare for ethical decision-making in times of crisis.

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3 Heads Discuss Their Decision-Making Process Amid COVID-19

The heads shared their experiences and insights with NAIS President Donna Orem to help other school leaders who are contemplating closures, travel, and the safety and well-being of their communities.

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Student Health and Well-Being at the Intersection of Diversity and Inclusion

As schools inclusive of many different demographics, it’s critical to take into account dimensions of difference that are impacted by the decisions schools are making in response to risks posed by the coronavirus. 

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Tips for Setting Up Temporary Distance Learning at Your School

Although putting a system in place for distance learning may seem daunting, enter into the mindset that this is a way of meeting your students’ needs during this unprecedented moment.

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Sustaining Leadership: New Head Turnover Research

A new NAIS survey examines the increase in head turnover, what it means for the independent school community, and how heads and their boards can nurture a positive culture.

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Take Advantage of DASL Data with New Databook

The DASL data entry process resulted in more and better data than ever before. One way to access the data is through the DASL Databook, a comprehensive report on how your school compares.

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Member Voices Podcast: Spotlight on Instructional Coaching

Marjie Murphy, director of curriculum and instruction at Sacred Heart Schools (IL), discusses her school’s unique instructional coaching program, how she’s developed her “empathy muscle,” and her reading list.

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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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