• It's PoCC Week! Start Your Conference Experience or Register Now

    It's PoCC Week! Start Your Conference Experience or Register Now

    Join us to explore the theme New Decade, New Destinies: Challenging Self, Changing Systems, and Choosing Justice. Click here to enter the conference, or click here to register.

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  • Independent School: Health and Well-Being

    Independent School: Health and Well-Being

    Contemplate how to lead and live amid constant uncertainty with the Fall issue of Independent School magazine.

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  • Power Your Planning<br> with the Latest Trendbook

    Power Your Planning
    with the Latest Trendbook

    Prep your school leaders, your board, and yourself for what’s ahead with the 2020-2021 NAIS Trendbook. Delve into trends in enrollment, philanthropy, equity and justice, and more.

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  • Connections Creating Value for Independent Schools

    Connections Creating Value for Independent Schools

    The new NAIS Community Market is a collection of resources, events, services, and products that can help independent school professionals.


  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Take the Pulse of Your School With NAIS COVID-19 Surveys

How are your students’ families and your faculty and staff weathering COVID-19? NAIS is offering all member and subscriber schools free use of easy-to-administer parent and staff satisfaction surveys.

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Assessment Practices for Promoting Equity

Given that assessments are the universally adopted benchmark to admit, place, and advance students into K-12 schools and colleges, it’s important to ensure that these evaluation practices are fair and equitable.

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Legal Tip of the Week: Get Hip with HIPAA

As schools navigate complex COVID-19 communications, many ask: “Does HIPAA prevent me from disclosing that information?” Probably not, but ask these three questions to make sure.

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Trustee Table Podcast: How Heads and Trustees Can Design the Future

Lisa Kay Solomon of Stanford University shares why developing a futurist mentality is critical for heads and trustees, and how independent school boards can design and engage in strategic conversations.

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Member Voices Podcast: Highlighting Your School's Unique Value

Anne Glass, head of Purnell School (NJ), talks about her journey from investment banking to headship, the unique value of an all-girls education, and the importance of knowing who you are as a school.

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Boardroom: Asking Critical Questions During Uncertain Times

School leaders are considering complicated challenges that have been heightened by the pandemic. Trustees may want to jump to strategic solutions, but going into generative mode can clarify the situation.

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New Issue of Independent Teacher: What Does the Future Hold?

This special issue includes articles that address how teachers are coping with instructing during the pandemic, and other essays that present new ideas and techniques to improve your teaching.

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Value, Price, and the Emerging Market

While managing the impact of the pandemic is center stage, school leaders must still address the hard realities of the changing independent school market, NAIS President Donna Orem writes.

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NAIS Toolkit: Election Season, Politics on Campus, and Civil Discourse

How do you nurture open and respectful dialogue in your school? These resources will help you understand challenges and opportunities for your school during election season and beyond.

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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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NAIS Statement on Addressing Anti-Blackness and Systemic Racism

NAIS is committed to addressing disparate experiences and outcomes based on race and racism in independent schools.

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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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