School Membership

NAIS member schools are K-13 private, independent schools of all types and sizes around the country. Being a part of the NAIS community helps you stay updated on best practices and keeps your school competitive.

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Maximize Your Membership

As an NAIS member, you and your team have access to resources that save you time and money, expand your network, and set you up for success. Use this page to learn how to make the most of your membership.

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NAIS Subscription

NAIS Subscription is for schools that do not meet NAIS membership requirements. NAIS Subscribers receive access to many of NAIS’s resources and services throughout the course of one school year.

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NAIS Association Membership

NAIS Member Associations are local, state, and regional associations of independent schools, and other associations, in and out of the U.S., that are operated for charitable and educational purposes.

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NAIS Supporter Program

The NAIS Supporter program is offered to organizations and nonprofits looking to increase their reach within the independent school community. You can gain broad visibility with decision makers at more than 1,500 schools.

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Membership FAQs

We realize that making the decision to join NAIS is a big one. And it may be a decision made by your school’s whole leadership team, or even in consultation with your board. Here is information that can answer questions your team may have.

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Membership and Subscriber Logos

As an NAIS member or subscriber school, we encourage you to place the NAIS logo on a page on your website or print it in your annual viewbook. You can download the current logo files here.

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NAIS Member Voices Podcast

​NAIS Member Voices is a podcast focusing on the thoughtful, hard-working individuals who make up the independent school community. Each episode features a discussion with a staff member at an NAIS member school.

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International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation

The International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation provides quality assurance and accountability for the accreditation programs of its independent school member associations.

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