• 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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  • Don't Miss Out! Reserve Your Spot for the 2019 NAIS People of Color Conference

    Don't Miss Out! Reserve Your Spot for the 2019 NAIS People of Color Conference

    Join us December 4–7 in Seattle as we explore the theme "1619. 2019. Before. Beyond. Amplifying Our Intelligence to Liberate, Co-create, and Thrive."

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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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Last Chance! Apply for the 2020-21 NAIS Fellowship for Aspiring Heads

Gain practical knowledge about your first headship—plus professional and personal support that will last your entire career. Submit your application by November 22.

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Moving from Oversight to Foresight: Essential Work for the Board

Do boards focus too much on today’s problems at the expense of the school’s future health? Many who study nonprofit governance would say yes and suggest ways to widen the governance lens.

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Legal Tip of the Week: How to Follow the Law While Livestreaming

As livestreaming and other recorded content become more prevalent on independent school websites and social-media feeds, unforeseen liabilities can arise related to privacy and wiretapping laws.

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Member Voices Podcast: A Head Shares His School’s Enterprising Mission

Mark Silver, head of Hillbrook School (CA), talks about his school's social-entrepreneurial focus, how he draws from his school's unique history, and what he's currently reading in his book club. 

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Trustee Table Podcast: Emotional Intelligence in the Boardroom

Marc Brackett, founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, discusses how emotional intelligence can inform strategic planning, the head-board chair relationship, and board culture.

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Creating a Global Learning Environment

How can schools embrace international students and their perspectives in their desire to develop global competencies in all students? Here are some strategic guiding principles.

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How Schools Can Better Support Third-Culture Kids

A subgroup of international students—many of whom have lived in one or more countries outside of their home—are poised to become a greater force in our schools and around the world.
 

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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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