Events Calendar

Date Event type Category Name Location
8/18/2020 NAIS Webinar Legal, Legislative, Webinar NAIS Webinar: COVID-19 Trend Report: Legislative Update and Reopening Trends
Join school leaders for the COVID-19 trend report. The NAIS legal team will provide an overview of the top issues, trends, and FAQs facing independent schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on a legislative update and trends related to school reopening plans.
Online
8/19/2020 Other Parents, Tuition, Webinar Improving Your Parents' Experience and Streamlining Reconciliation: Why Mary McDowell Friends School Transitioned to VC Pay
With the start of the 2020-2021 schools year, many schools are closely evaluating ways to protect their most important source of revenue – tuition. Simplifying tuition payments for parents and expediting reconciliation for the business office is critical as school’s closely monitor their financial health. Attend this webinar to hear about Mary McDowell Friends’ School’s transition from SMART to VC Pay. 
Online
8/19/2020 NAIS Webinar Admissions, Networking, Schools, Staff, Webinar NAIS Meetup for Admission, Enrollment, and Financial Aid Professionals
As we all work to manage the COVID-19 crisis at our schools, we are seeing more than ever the power of shared knowledge and support in our independent school community. To provide school staff more opportunities for connection, NAIS is offering new online “meetups” and weekly webinars.
Online
8/19/2020 NAIS Webinar Equity_Justice, Heads_of_School, Support Heads of Color Connection: Leading from the Intersection of Race, Trauma, Culture and Community
Join other heads of color for a conversation about the challenges and opportunities of educational leadership during the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and the newfound attention on centuries-old systemic racism and anti-Blackness. Ken Aldridge, head of Wilmington Friends School (DE), will co-host this session with NAIS's Caroline G. Blackwell.
Online
8/19/2020 NAIS Webinar Leadership, Curriculum, Financial_Aid, Data, Finance, Value, Budget, Statistics, Administration, DASL, Digital, Governance, Guidelines, NAIS, NAIS_Research_and_Data, Online, Operations, Staff, Tips_Guidelines, Training, FinancialSustainability NAIS Webinar: DASL Data Entry: FAQs and What You Need to Know
Do you and your team have questions about Data and Analysis for School Leadership (DASL) data entry? Get the answers to this year’s most frequently asked questions. Bring your questions, and the DASL experts will answer them in this free webinar.

Presenter: Joy Bodycomb, NAIS
Online
8/20/2020 NAIS Webinar Wellness, Cultural, Culture, Diversity, Equity_Justice, Ethics, Ethnicity, Multicultural, Networking, Webinar NAIS Meetup for Diversity Practitioners
As we all work to manage the COVID-19 crisis at our schools, we are seeing more than ever the power of shared knowledge and support in our independent school community. To provide diversity officers more opportunities for connection, NAIS is offering new virtual meetups and webinars on student and adult health and well-being and the intersection of race, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Caroline G. Blackwell, NAIS vice president for equity and justice, will host this series.
Online
8/26/2020 NAIS Webinar Parents, Enrollment, Webinar, Jobs-to-be-Done NAIS Webinar: Jobs-to-Be-Done: Enrollment in the COVID-19 Era
Following up on NAIS’s research on independent school parents, this webinar will explore how parent Jobs-to-Be-Done (JTBD) can help manage enrollment in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Online
8/27/2020 NAIS Webinar Leadership, Safety, Schools, DistanceLearning NAIS Meetup on Reopening Planning
As we all work to manage the COVID-19 crisis at our schools, we are seeing more than ever the power of shared knowledge and support in our independent school community. Join this meetup to discuss reopening planning with fellow independent school leaders.
Online
9/1/2020 NAIS Webinar Legal, Legislative, Webinar NAIS Webinar: Weekly Trend Report: National Trends, FAQs, and Updates
Each week the NAIS Legal Team, along with special guests, will provide an overview of the top issues facing independent schools during this critical time.
Online
9/23/2020 NAIS Webinar Leadership, Technology, Data, Finance, Learning, Value, Budget, Statistics, Administration, DASL, Demographics, Digital, Education, Employees, Faculty, Governance, Help, Miscellaneous, Online, Operations, Support, Tips_Guidelines, Website, FinancialSustainability NAIS Webinar: DASL Data Entry: Getting to 100%
What is 100%? How do I get there? Join your colleagues and Data and Analysis for School Leadership (DASL) experts in this webinar to learn what it is and why it is important. Let’s all commit to the best data set possible, the foundation for so much leadership work across schools, including the NAIS Trendbook, DASL Databook, accreditation reports in state and regional associations, and many other critical uses.

Presenter: Joy Bodycomb, NAIS
Online
11/2/2020 Other Fundraising, Professional_Development Fundraising Essentials for School Leaders, Kellogg School
Join expert Kellogg faculty and seasoned school fundraisers to learn about the core principles of fundraising in a school setting and walk away with new strategies for energizing your donors. 
Chicago, IL
12/2/2020 NAIS Equity_Justice, Conference 2020 NAIS Online People of Color Conference
Join us for the 2020 NAIS Online People of Color Conference, December 2-5, 2020. We'll explore the theme New Decade, New Destinies: Challenging Self, Changing Systems, and Choosing Justice.
Online
12/2/2020 NAIS Diversity_and_Inclusion, Students, Conference 2020 NAIS Online Student Diversity Leadership Conference
We are reimagining the 2020 NAIS People of Color Conference and Student Diversity Leadership Conference to bring the community spirit and networking energy to an inspired and engaging online space. We will share more details about the reimagined conference experience this summer.
Online
2/24/2021 NAIS Conference 2021 NAIS Online Annual Conference

Join us for the 2021 NAIS Online Annual Conference, February 24–26, 2021. We'll explore the theme Beyond These Doors: Activating Our Communities.

Online