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
11/29/2023 Other Diversity and Inclusion, Disability, Legal, Webinar McLane Middleton Webinar: Admitting and Accommodating Students with Disabilities
The Education Law Practice Group will cover how independent schools should handle both the admissions process and day-to-day enrollment of students with disabilities. 
Online
11/30/2023 Other Curriculum, Workshops, Teaching and Learning Workshop: Discussion-Based Teaching: Exploring the Harkness Method
Join the upper school humanities team at Charles Wright Academy (WA) and Rebecca Moore of Phillips Exeter Academy (NH) for a single-day workshop that offers participants the opportunity to participate in the discussion-based Harkness pedagogy as students and then reflect on the experience as educators. Each attendee will experience several different techniques for facilitating discussion-based learning, creating spaces for belonging and equity, and offering assessments of student learning.
Charles Wright Academy (WA)
12/01/2023 Other Extracurricular Activities, Professional Development, Programs, Summer SPARC Summer Summit 2023
The 16th annual Summer Summit returns in-person.This is an energetic, fun professional development event with 75+ summer and auxiliary programs directors and staff. There will be more than 20 breakout sessions and roundtables.  
Sidwell Friends School (Washington, DC)
12/05/2023 NAIS Webinar Global , Networking, Support NAIS Meetup: Global Education

Join this free, one-hour meetup to discuss topics related to global education curriculum and getting teachers on board with incorporating global into their classrooms. Individuals at NAIS member schools in roles that include global education directors, curriculum coordinators, deans of studies, teachers, and others working with global education programs and global studies are welcome to register and attend. 

Online
12/06/2023 Other Programs, Summer, Workshops SPARC SoCal Summer and Auxiliary Leaders Workshop 2023
This workshop, offered by Harvard-Westlake School and SPARC is intended for directors and leaders working in auxiliary programs at independent schools. It will be a time to connect and learn with your colleagues from southern California.

Harvard-Westlake School-Upper School (Studio City, CA)

12/06/2023 Other Diversity and Inclusion, Student Health and Well-Being, Workshops CATDC Workshop: Gender Basics for Educators
In this virtual workshop, educators and school staff will have the chance to learn about the dimensions and complexities of gender. Participants will reflect on their own genders, explore what they know and what they can learn about transgender identities, and practice pronouns and inclusive language around gender.
Online
12/07/2023 Other Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion, Communication, Equity/Justice, Webinar Institute for Teaching Diversity and Social Justice Webinar: 'Don’t Come For Us Unless We’ve Sent For You'
Attendees will learn about and discuss 10 strategies, tips, and tricks for defending your DEI policies, programs and practice. Leave with knowledge you can use to strengthen your role as the DEIB leader at your school.
Online
12/08/2023 NAIS Webinar Diversity and Inclusion, Networking, Support NAIS Meetup for Diversity Practitioners
This hour-long meetup invites new and veteran diversity practitioners to gather together, tap into the collective knowledge of this community, and support one another with the distinct facets this role encounters.
Online
12/11/2023 NAIS Compensation, Hiring, Workshops, NAIS Strategy Lab NAIS Strategy Lab Financial Series Workshop: Staffing & Compensation
Reimagine your recruitment, retention and staffing structure for a more financially sustainable future. This three-day workshop is designed for school teams to explore innovative staffing models and pay structures.
Online
12/12/2023 NAIS Webinar International, Networking, Support NAIS Meetup: International Students
Join this free, one-hour meetup to discuss topics related to F-1 visa and travel issues, upcoming international student recruitment plans, and current and emerging markets. Individuals at NAIS member schools in roles that include international student program directors, admission directors, and others working with international student programs or recruiting and/or fundraising internationally are welcome to register and attend.
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