Events Calendar

Date Event type Category Name Location
12/6/2022 NAIS Webinar Technology, Data, Legal, Legislative, Security, Trends, Webinar NAIS Trend Report Webinar: Block to School: How Blockchain Can Change Business for Independent Schools
Many educational institutions and employers have heard of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency, but have no idea what those terms means or how they can apply to the K-12 independent education space. This interactive Trend Report presentation will help you navigate this evolving area of workplace law.
Online
12/7/2022 NAIS Talent_Management, Innovation, Hiring, Professional_Development, NAISStrategyLab NAIS Strategy Lab Innovation Sprint: Demand-Side Innovation for Attracting & Retaining Faculty
This Innovation Sprint covers NAIS’s Teacher Jobs-To-Be-Done (JTBD) research and leads school teams through a design challenge that turns those insights into action. ​Innovation Sprints are one-day, three-hour team-based events.
Online
12/14/2022 NAIS Webinar Leadership, DASL, Webinar, ExecutiveAssistants NAIS Webinar: NAIS Data Tools: DASL and Market View
​This session is part of the NAIS Webinar Series for Executive Assistants and Support Staff. You’ll learn about two data tools that will help you take on more high-level administrative responsibilities beyond your day-to-day tasks. 
 
Online
1/11/2023 NAIS Innovation, Enrollment, Professional_Development, NAISStrategyLab NAIS Strategy Lab Innovation Sprint: Demand-Side Innovation for Enhancing Enrollment—Winter Session
​This Innovation Sprint helps schools attain a common language around why parents choose their school via NAIS’s Parent Jobs-to-Be-Done (JTBD) research. Innovation Sprints are one-day, three-hour team-based events. You can meet on-campus or off, while the NAIS Strategy Lab team facilitates remotely.
Online
1/11/2023 NAIS Webinar Professional_Development, Trends, Webinar, ExecutiveAssistants NAIS Webinar: Independent School Trends
​This session is part of the NAIS Webinar Series for Executive Assistants and Support Staff. Understanding trends and working as a strategic partner with your head can deepen the partnership between executive assistants and the head of school and contribute to the overall success of the school. NAIS President Donna Orem will provide an overview of trends that will bring both challenge and opportunity to schools in the years ahead and offers strategies for how school leaders can chart a path for thriving amidst continual change. 
Online
1/13/2023 Other Learning, Equity_Justice, Professional_Development CATDC Program: Beyond Inclusion and Support: Racial Equity in Learning Services
“How can I build my capacity (knowledge, skills, mindset) to act as an advocate for racial equity in my role as a learning specialist?” This three-part series will provide a starting point for answering this question. 
Online
1/13/2023 Other Learning, Equity_Justice, Professional_Development CATDC Beyond Inclusion and Support: Racial Equity in Learning Services
Together we will create space for conversations about leveraging our roles and positionalities to advance equity in our school practices, procedures, and systems. Participants will tap into their foundational strengths and navigate their emotions as they tackle racial challenges and seek to center equity within learning services.
Online
1/17/2023 Other Leadership, Equity_Justice, Professional_Development, Support CATDC/NWAIS Winter-Spring 2023 Series: Leaders of Color
This professional learning community, which runs from January-April 2023, is an opportunity for leaders of color in independent schools in California and the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS) to reflect on and aspire forward in their journeys as leaders.
Hybrid
1/20/2023 Other Leadership, Diversity_and_Inclusion, Professional_Development California Teacher Development Collaborative Women + Leadership Conference
This one-day event provides inspiration and support for equity-centered women educators in navigating their professional journeys with purpose.
Oakland, CA
1/23/2023 NAIS Leadership, Innovation, Professional_Development, Strategic_Planning, Workshops, NAISStrategyLab NAIS Strategy Lab Workshop: Vision and Strategy—Winter Session
This workshop will give schools a chance to try new frameworks and approaches that buck the trend of traditional strategic-planning processes. This workshop is for schools that are early on in their strategic thinking, and it will provide time to build understanding, shape choices, and gain alignment on their articulated vision.
Online
1/29/2023 NAIS Alumni_Alumnae__Relations__, Fundraising, Professional_Development, Conference, Advancement 2023 CASE-NAIS Independent Schools Conference
The CASE-NAIS Independent Schools Conference is the flagship conference for independent schools and advancement professionals. The focus areas of the 2023 conference will be on innovation and institutional sustainability, data and research in philanthropy, and team and workforce development.
New York, NY
1/30/2023 Other Learning, Equity_Justice, Professional_Development CATDC Program: Developing and Deepening Anti-Bias Education in Early Childhood Practices
This program is designed to meet early childhood educators where they are on their journey to integrating anti-bias work into early childhood learning. The blended, ongoing format of the program strives to build community and create space for the reflective practices necessary when committing to this critical work.
Virtual and In-Person (Ventura, CA)
2/5/2023 Other Facilities, Networking, Conference 2023 MISBO Facilities Conference
The 2023 MISBO Facilities Conference is designed for independent school facilities directors and the administrators they work with. The event will be packed with informative sessions as well as plenty of opportunities to collaborate with your peers and learn from their experiences.
Greenville, SC
2/5/2023 Other Networking, Programs, Conference 2023 MISBO Auxiliary Programs Conference
The 2023 MISBO Auxiliary Programs Conference will offer professional development, networking opportunities, and an exchange of ideas for those who work with auxiliary programs in independent schools.
Greenville, SC
2/8/2023 Other Best_Practices, Equity_Justice, Professional_Development Workshop: Values-Based Responding to Bias Incidents
This one-day workshop will provide tools and strategies, rooted in evidence-based psychological science, to help educators respond to bias in values-based ways.
Online
2/22/2023 NAIS Community, NAIS, Professional_Development, Conference 2023 NAIS Annual Conference

The 2023 NAIS Annual Conference will convene February 22-24 in Las Vegas, NV. The theme will be Cultivating Community.

Las Vegas, NV
3/7/2023 NAIS Innovation, Professional_Development, NAISStrategyLab, Advancement NAIS Strategy Lab Innovation Sprint: Demand-Side Innovation for Advancement—Spring Session
This Innovation Sprint covers NAIS’s Donor Jobs-To-Be-Done (JTBD) research and leads school teams through a design challenge that turns those insights into action. ​Innovation Sprints are one-day, three-hour team-based events.
Online
3/16/2023 Other Innovation, Communication, Workshops CATDC Workshop: Do You See What I Mean? Facilitating Courageous Conversations Visually
Through this workshop, participants will have an opportunity to unpack practical strategies on facilitating courageous conversations, practice facilitating, and leave with a visual toolset to deepen their practice.
Online
4/24/2023 NAIS Financial_Aid, Enrollment, Professional_Development, Tuition, Workshops, NAISStrategyLab NAIS Strategy Lab Workshop: Reimagine Tuition—Spring Session
This three-day experience, April 24, 25, and 27, is designed to guide school teams through phases and frameworks to help identify pricing and affordability realities and opportunities. The workshop will introduce tools to examine where you stand on the affordability scale and provide examples of tuition innovation.
Online
6/26/2023 Other Health, Professional_Development, Conference SAIS Summer Conference
The SAIS Summer Conference is designed for those who focus on the well-being of the school community. Content will be appropriate for heads, assistant heads, division leaders, deans, counselors, and other school leaders. Participating together as a team is encouraged.
Sarasota, FL