NAIS Benefits

As part of the NAIS community, you and your entire team have access to the tools and resources needed to succeed. Below is an overview of the benefits that all NAIS members and premium subscribers receive.

Tools for Uncertain Times

Know what to do when the unexpected occurs.
  • Scenario Planning: Plot out potential strategies for the future based on likely scenarios and impacts.
  • Learn with NAIS: Enroll in an online course independently or with your leadership team to learn how to solve pressing challenges. (All courses are in short-term beta.)
  • NAIS Snapshot Surveys: Learn about the effects of the coronavirus on school operations and about the decisions schools are making in response.
  • Key Questions for Heads to Consider: Manage immediate challenges while maintaining a long-term focus.
  • Relevant Resource Pages: Find up-to-date guidance on the issues facing independent schools.

Best Practice Guidance

Get up to speed and define your priorities.

Actionable Data and Research

Understand your market and make strategic decisions.

Professional Development and Career Resources

Strengthen your team and yourself as a leader.
  • Looking Ahead: Make sense of major issues that affect independent schools in this monthly communication from the NAIS president.
  • NAIS Institutes and Workshops: Gain peer networks and intensive training covering a range of topics — from diversity to leadership.
  • Strategy Lab: Think about challenges and opportunities differently through hands-on, collaborative workshops.
  • Career Center: Find the ideal candidates for your school staff or faculty.
  • Webinars and Meetups: Address everyday school challenges through online professional development opportunities.

Networking and Community

Become part of a strong national community of schools.

  • NAIS Annual Conference: Experience the premier networking event for independent school professionals and engage in deep conversations to help your school succeed. 
  • NAIS People of Color Conference: Convene with peers to create greater equity and inclusion in schools.
  • NAIS Connect: Share ideas, discuss challenges, and post questions around issues independent schools are facing in these online communities. Watch a brief video to learn how to join the discussion and update your profile and settings.
  • NAIS Sharing Solutions: Share strategies, samples, and solutions that worked at your schools.
  • NAIS Podcasts: Gain insight from stories and discussions with experts and individuals in the independent school and broader education community.
  • Find a School Directory: List your school in the place that gets over 100,000 views per year.
  • NAIS Logo: Receive visible credibility and national endorsement by displaying our logo on your website or printed materials. 

If you have questions, please contact us through our Help Center or call (202) 973-9700.