• Registration is Open for the 2020 NAIS Institutes!

    Registration is Open for the 2020 NAIS Institutes!

    These immersive professional development programs will help you elevate your career and your school community.

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  • There's Still Time to Register for the Annual Conference!

    There's Still Time to Register for the 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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  • 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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  • 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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Thriving Amid Change: Developing Strategy and Staying the Course

School leaders today need to lead for the present while simultaneously preparing for the future. NAIS President Donna Orem explores how that can be done effectively without losing focus.

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Legal Tip: Avoid Mistakes When Investigating Harassment Complaints

Find out about five common mistakes independent schools make when they respond to an internal harassment complaint and how your organization can avoid the same slip-ups.

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Understanding Coronavirus: What Schools Need to Know

NAIS has compiled resources on what schools should know about coronavirus, best practices for prevention of infectious disease, travel information, and emergency planning.

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Member Voices Podcast: Learning to Lead Through Change

Mark Devey, head of Perkiomen School (PA), talks about what it was like being a headmaster's son, what he thinks schools aren't doing well, and an important lesson he learned from his students.

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Trustee Table Podcast: Essential Diversity Practices for Good Governance

Shirley Davis, president and CEO of SDS Global Enterprises Inc., explores how boards can recruit and onboard trustees from all backgrounds and the impact of diversity on board culture.

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Forging a Strong Head-Business Officer Relationship

When this relationship is working at its best, schools are able to align their resources with their mission, address their greatest challenges, and innovate to ensure long-term sustainability.

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Supporting Chinese International Students in the Classroom

By implementing culturally competent practices, discovering our own blind spots, and building authentic relationships, schools can better serve their Chinese international students.

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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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From the Interviewer’s Seat: What to Do and Say to Win Your Next Job 

Every interview is a chance to learn and grow. An experienced independent school administrator offers tips and reminders to help with the little things that can have a big impact.

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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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