Annual Conference

The NAIS Annual Conference is the premier professional development and networking event for administrators, trustees, and teachers at independent schools. We attract more than 5,500 participants over the course of three days. NAIS represents more than 1,800 national and international member schools.


People of Color Conference

The People of Color Conference is the flagship of the National Association of Independent Schools' commitment to equity and justice in teaching and learning.  The mission of the conference is to provide a safe space for leadership and professional development and networking for people of color and allies of all backgrounds in independent schools.  PoCC equips educators at every level, from teachers to trustees, with knowledge, skills, and experiences to improve and enhance the interracial, interethnic, and intercultural climate in their schools, as well as the attending academic, social-emotional, and workplace performance outcomes for students and adults alike.


NAIS-SSS Financial Aid Conference

The NAIS-SSS Financial Aid Conference brings together hundreds of financial aid professionals from around the country and world to connect, share, and learn how to make better awarding decisions. We will arm you with the tools, strategies, and networking you need to tackle the financial aid issues that keep you up at night. And, you will attend informative sessions designed to generate ideas and provoke new thinking.

CASE-NAIS Independent Schools Conference

Each year, the CASE-NAIS Independent Schools Conference draws more than 1,000 advancement professionals from around the world to learn about strategies and opportunities that will enhance donor and alumni outreach at independent schools. NAIS members receive a discount on registration for this event.