• 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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  • 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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  • The Winter 2020 Issue: Financial Sustainability

    The Winter 2020 Issue: Financial Sustainability

    Independent School magazine explores critical issues around tuition, financial aid, access and affordability, and more.

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  • Hiring Season is Here

    Hiring Season is Here

    Is your school hiring? Are you looking for your dream job? Use the NAIS Career Center to post and find great independent school career opportunities.

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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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  • 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.

    Click Here for a Recap and Highlights

  • 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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Do Boomers and Millennials Approach Work Differently?

NAIS President Donna Orem explores research on generational working styles and how to leverage their differences and similarities to improve school effectiveness.

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Legal Tip of the Week: Heed Changes & Deadlines for Retirement Plans

The first quarter of 2020 will be a busy one for independent school employee benefits matters, with new legislation bringing changes to retirement, health, and other benefits.

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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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On My Mind: Helping Schools Reclaim Their Why

"If our industry is to thrive, we need to return to our core—the why for each individual school—and translate that in the context of current conditions," writes NAIS President Donna Orem.

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The Power of Storytelling: Helping Gen Zers Explore Identity Without Wi-Fi

Challenging Gen Zers to use their personal narratives as a platform for self-discovery reflects a powerful shift in pedagogy, and can have a profound impact on identity formation.

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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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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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