Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Browse listings of NAIS opportunities as well as member-submitted events available to the broader independent school community.
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Date Event type Category Name Location
07/14/2024 NAIS Leadership, Heads of School, NAIS, Professional Development, Institute NAIS Institute for New Heads (INH)
INH is a highly regarded program for incoming and second-year heads of school will bring you the knowledge of seasoned heads, the understanding and support of fellow new heads, and the tools to thrive as a leader.
Emory Conference Center, Atlanta, GA
07/15/2024 NAIS Diversity and Inclusion, Communication, Conflict Resolution, Professional Development, Institute NAIS Institute on Intercultural Dialogue in Partnership with the Global Education Benchmark Group (GEBG)
This three-day institute organized by NAIS in partnership with the Global Education Benchmark Group (GEBG) focuses on how schools can utilize intercultural dialogue to engage your community and further your strategic goals, especially around contested issues or at times of division.
NAIS Headquarters, Washington, DC
07/16/2024 Other Teachers, Professional Development SAIS Institute for New Teachers
The first few years of teaching in an independent school can be challenging. This event provides guidance, support, and the opportunity to practice planning and instructional skills with a small peer group led by an experienced independent school educator.
Charlotte, NC
07/17/2024 Other Policy, Politics, Students America in One Room: The Youth Vote
Close Up, the Deliberative Democracy Lab at Stanford University (DDL), Helena, and the Generation Lab will bring together a nationally representative and scientific sample of 500 first-time voters from across the country to deliberate key policy issues facing the nation. Over the course of four days, students will consider key policy issues facing the country; eeliberate in small groups in a thoughtful, civil, and substantive fashion; have town hall discussions with balanced groups of policy experts; complete pre- and post-event surveys on policy attitudes and views on key civic health indicators; and return home as Civic Ambassadors equipped to hold their own deliberations and gather data on youth perspectives nationwide. In addition to the student in-person participants (deadline to apply for the in-person program is April 26, 2024), there will be opportunities for students to participate virtually, and also volunteer opportunities for adults.

 
Washington, DC
07/19/2024 Other Professional Development, Workshops, Executive Assistants ISACS Workshop: Administrative Assistants: Developing and Optimizing Your Essential Role
Administrative assistants contribute significantly to the overall effectiveness and success of every aspect of  the school community. This workshop will support you in this essential and constantly changing role.
 
ISACS Classroom (Chicago, IL)
07/22/2024 Other Teachers, Diversity and Inclusion, Curriculum, Professional Development Southport CoLab Workshop: Structured Literacy I: OGA Classroom Educator/Associate Part 1, Summer 2024
The Classroom Educator/Associate Part 1 Level coursework meets the requirements for the Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator designation with the Orton-Gillingham Academy (OGA), as well as Part 1 of the Associate Level. It is the first step in preparing educators to use the OG approach in both the classroom setting as well as 1:1. Teachers will use direct instruction to bring a multi-sensory, structured, and linguistic phonics-based approach into the mainstream classroom and tiered support settings.
Online
07/22/2024 Other Student Health and Well-Being, Professional Development, Teaching and Learning The Institute for Social & Emotional Learning: Summer SEL Institute (Chicago)
Each institute brings together K-12 teachers, administrators, and counselors from around the world for a four-day professional development program that builds on evidence-based SEL practices and fosters collaboration, reflection, and renewal.
Chicago, IL
07/22/2024 Other Teachers, Professional Development ISACS New Teacher Institute
This event will provide new teachers with the strategies essential for a successful start to their teaching careers. The institute will also allow participants to begin building the foundations for long and successful careers in independent schools.
ISACS Classroom (Chicago, IL)
07/23/2024 Other Teachers, Professional Development SAIS Institute for New Teachers
The first few years of teaching in an independent school can be challenging. This event provides guidance, support, and the opportunity to practice planning and instructional skills with a small peer group led by an experienced independent school educator.
Atlanta, GA
07/25/2024 Other Leadership, Professional Development Becoming and Building: Bold School Leadership for Complex and Emerging Futures
Education and schooling are on the precipice of a huge transition into a future filled with both amazing opportunities and daunting challenges. Join fellow leaders for this retreat to explore the different pathways forward and to create starting points for meaningful, lasting change.
Atlanta International School (Atlanta, GA)