• Thank You for Attending!

    Thank You for Attending!

    More than 7,000 educators and students joined together for the 2019 NAIS PoCC and SDLC in Seattle.

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  • Registration is Open for the 2020 Annual Conference!

    Registration is Open for the 2020 Annual Conference!

    Join us February 26-28 in Philadelphia to explore the theme "Your School, Your Legacy." Rediscover your purpose and return to school energized and motivated.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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The Path to More Diverse Leadership at Independent Schools

Many diversity, equity, and inclusion practitioners have the skills required for headship. According to the latest NAIS “State of Diversity” report, they are also motivated to move into this role.

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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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Legal Tip of the Week: Deck the Halls … with FMLA Posters

We decorate our halls with art, but what about employee notice posters? One legally mandated poster: the FMLA Employee Rights poster. Get the details on what you need to post publicly.

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Member Voices Podcast: A Visit to the School Library

Christina Pommer, library director at Saint Stephen's Episcopal School (FL), discusses the value of the library, how technology has changed her role, and why you shouldn't use pepperoni as a bookmark.

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Trustee Table Podcast: Flipping the Strategic Plan on its Side

Romayne Levee, director of education strategy at Mission Minded, discusses how trustees can create a strategic plan that is student-outcomes focused rather than school-operations focused.

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Reflections on Confronting Unconscious Biases

A head of school shares his process of dismantling stereotypes and opening his eyes to deeper cultural understandings while building and growing a program for students from China.

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New Edition Available! Creativity in the Classroom

The Fall issue of Independent Teacher ​explores emphasizing imagination in our classrooms. To help students cope with the future, they need to be able to imagine things differently than they are.

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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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