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Date Event type Category Name Location
12/7/2020 Other Alumni_Alumnae__Relations__, Fundraising, Webinar Tools for Creating an Engaging Alumni Program
This online workshop helps you create a well-organized and responsive program that empowers you to engage and steward alumni. Discover how to plan and execute virtual and in-person alumni events, reunions, and fundraising initiatives.
Online
12/7/2020 NAIS Webinar Leadership, Wellness, Webinar NAIS Webinar: Learn How to Avoid Burnout: The Resilience Advantage
Burn Bright: The Resilience Advantage is a scientific and application-based approach that helps leaders bring the best versions of themselves to all they do. This second session will focus on how leaders can create the conditions for the people in their communities to burn bright.
Online
12/7/2020 Other Learning, Equity_Justice, Webinar Observing, Coaching, and Supervising for Equity
Join us to build your skills and rethink your systems toward a more equitable approach to observing classrooms, coaching faculty and staff members, and serving as a supervisor.
Online
12/8/2020 NAIS Webinar Legal, Trends, Webinar, Coronavirus NAIS Webinar: Weekly Trend Report: National Trends, FAQs, and Updates
Join school leaders for a weekly webinar series every Tuesday at 1:00 PM ET. Each week the NAIS Legal Team, along with special guests, will provide an overview of the top issues facing independent schools. We will tackle some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve heard in the previous week, highlight trends, share strategies schools are using, and provide an overview of the evolving federal response to COVID-19, including legislative and regulatory updates.

Presenters: NAIS’s Megan Mann and Whitney Silverman
Online
12/8/2020 Other Digital, Recruiting, Webinar Going Digital: Three Ways to Target Prospects and Increase Conversion
Attend this webinar to hear Brian Sith, executive director of marketing and admissions at Carmel Catholic High School (Mundelein, Illinois) describe how his school developed a strategy for recruiting summer camp attendees.
Online
12/8/2020 Other Leadership, Innovation, Professional_Development, ReimaginingEducation 'If Not Now?' Discussion Series from The Edward E. Ford Foundation
“If Not Now? Pushing Our Horizons So Schools Will Thrive” is a free, interactive, collaborative virtual event series from The Edward E. Ford Foundation hosted by John Gulla and Grant Lichtman. It is specifically targeted to independent school heads, members of school leadership teams, and trustees.  Each show will be an interactive 45-minute dive into a specific area that impacts the long-term independent school value proposition. Each show will feature a special guest who is pushing the leading edge of the education sector, and will provoke thinking in ways that most of us may not have considered. This installment's special guest is  Ben Nelson, Founder and CEO, Minerva Schools
Online
12/9/2020 Other Learning, Tips_Guidelines, Webinar Leading with Technology: Why Princeton Day School Implemented a New SIS In Spite of The Pandemic
Hear Lauren Ledley and Tom McStravock from Princeton Day School share learnings from their search process, and how through careful planning and thoughtful change management they were able to start school year 20-21 with a new SIS.
Online
12/9/2020 NAIS Webinar Enrollment, International, Webinar, FinancialSustainability, Coronavirus, Jobs-to-be-Done NAIS Webinar: Understanding Why Parents of International Students Choose NAIS Schools: Lessons from Jobs-to-Be-Done Research
Building on NAIS’s research about independent school parents, this webinar explores how international parent Jobs to Be Done (JTBD) are both similar and different from parents in the United States.
Online
12/10/2020 Other Learning, Health, Webinar The Next Normal: Student Health and Risk Management in 2021 and Beyond
Please join us as we reconvene the three panelists from our June webinar “Student Health in a CV-19 World” where they will share lessons learned from the strategies they implemented this fall, as well as implications for the spring and beyond.  
 
Online
12/10/2020 NAIS Webinar Leadership, Webinar, CrisisManagement, RiskManagement NAIS Leadership Series Webinar: Planning for a Sustainable Future: Protecting Your School’s Future: Risk Management and Crisis Communications Strategies
In the final webinar in the NAIS Fall Leadership Series, we will review core elements and key strategies to implement or evolve your school’s risk management process. Taking a more comprehensive view of risk management—even amid a pandemic—can help ensure your school’s sustainability and make life more manageable day-to-day.
Online
12/15/2020 Other Funding, Fundraising, Webinar Developing a Cinderella Strategy: Finding Dollars and Donors in Unlikely Places
With many schools anticipating a budget deficit and significant increases in financial aid awards, advancement offices are being asked to close the gap. Attend this webinar to hear Graham Honaker and Jerry Logan, authors of The Cinderella Strategy: The Game Plan Behind Butler University’s Rise to Prominence, describe how Butler’s innovative and counter-cultural approach to fundraising grew the school’s endowment by $100 million, and nearly doubled its average annual giving.
Online
1/7/2021 Other Administration, Recruiting, Webinar NBOA Webinar: Best Practices for High-Impact, Successful Administrative Searches
Seasoned executive recruiters will share best practices and “behind the scenes” techniques for conducting successful administrative searches.
Online
1/12/2021 Other Leadership, Innovation, Professional_Development, ReimaginingEducation 'If Not Now?' Discussion Series from The Edward E. Ford Foundation
“If Not Now? Pushing Our Horizons So Schools Will Thrive” is a free, interactive, collaborative virtual event series from The Edward E. Ford Foundation hosted by John Gulla and Grant Lichtman. It is specifically targeted to independent school heads, members of school leadership teams, and trustees.  Each show will be an interactive 45-minute dive into a specific area that impacts the long-term independent school value proposition. Each show will feature a special guest who is pushing the leading edge of the education sector, and will provoke thinking in ways that most of us may not have considered. This installment's special guest is Kate Windsor, Head, Miss Porter’s School.
Online
1/14/2021 Other Support, Webinar, DistanceLearning Instructional Leadership: Supporting Exceptional Distance Learning
Join this online workshop to discover important leadership strategies that can help you bolster your school’s distance learning approach. Whether you’ve already been offering distance learning or are preparing for the uncertain winter months, you and your team can always implement new practices to positively impact student learning.
Online
1/14/2021 Other Learning, Cultural, Webinar Safe to Brave: Courageous Conversations
Talking about topics like identity, difference, and oppression can raise anxiety for many people, and yet we must have the conversation in our schools and our lives in order to be more inclusive and culturally competent. Join Rosetta Lee, consultant, educator, and activist, for a webinar to learn to participate in truly courageous conversations. You will identify barriers to overcome and frameworks for authentic and healthy group dialogue.
Online
1/18/2021 Other Learning, Webinar, FinancialSustainability Long-Range Financial Modeling
Learn how to customize and manipulate NBOA's Long-Range Financial Model, a powerful financial planning tool for your school in this online course through the National Business Officers Association (NBOA).
Online
1/26/2021 NAIS Alumni_Alumnae__Relations__, Donations, Fundraising, Professional_Development, Advancement 2021 CASE-NAIS Independent Schools Conference
Each year, the CASE-NAIS Independent Schools Conference draws advancement professionals from around the world to learn about strategies and opportunities that will enhance donor and alumni outreach at independent schools. In 2021, the 50th anniversary of the conference,CASE-NAIS will convene online.
Online
2/2/2021 Other Learning, Athletics, Professional_Development SAIS Athletic Directors Conference
Learn about leadership, communications, and best practices unique to the culture of an independent school athletic department. This virtual conference will offer speaker-led sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Take advantage of these focused discussions to discover solutions to current issues and stay informed on the latest trends. Who should attend: athletic directors and other athletic department staff.
Online
2/4/2021 Other Learning, Webinar, RiskManagement NBOA Webinar: Hybrid Learning as the New Normal
Experts in independent school online learning as well as risk management and compliance review both legal considerations and strategies and tools schools should implement to ensure their programs meet their missions and are safe and compliant.
Online
2/9/2021 Other Diversity_and_Inclusion, Networking, Professional_Development SAIS Diversity Practitioners Institute
The SAIS Diversity Practitioners Institute brings together those doing the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion at independent schools. Sessions will offer best practices and strategic discussions for both experienced practitioners and those new to the role. Speaker-led sessions will be offered on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings followed by small group discussions for networking and further conversation. Who should attend: diversity, equity, and inclusion practitioners.
Online