• Independent School Magazine: The Headship Issue

    Independent School Magazine: The Headship Issue

    The Summer issue explores the current and future state of the headship role, as well as the human side of being a head.

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  • The Search for the Next NAIS President

    The Search for the Next NAIS President

    With Donna Orem's 2023 retirement, the presidential search has begun. Learn more about the process and timeline.

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  • New View EDU Podcast: Catch Up on Season 2

    New View EDU Podcast: Catch Up on Season 2

    Explore big questions about what schools can be and how they can best serve students. You'll hear from brilliant leaders from both inside and outside the education world.

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  • NAIS and CASE Partner to Strengthen Advancement Data for Schools

    NAIS and CASE Partner to Strengthen Advancement Data for Schools

    We are excited to announce a new collaboration between NAIS and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) that will result in an industry-wide standard for advancement data collection.

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  • Now Available: The Updated <em>Trustee Handbook</em>

    Now Available: The Updated Trustee Handbook

    Orient new board members and offer continuing education to current ones with the new Trustee Handbook, 11th Edition. Get discounts when you buy in bulk.

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  • NAIS Jobs-to-Be-Done Research: Why Trustees Join Independent School Boards

    NAIS Jobs-to-Be-Done Research: Why Trustees Join Independent School Boards

    Given the important role trustees play in sustaining a school’s success, your board needs to include the right people. In this new report, learn what trustees are seeking when they decide to join, and get tips on how to attract and retain trustees.

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  • NAIS Innovation Design Workbook

    NAIS Innovation Design Workbook

    This book can help your team bring about change when your school is dealing with enrollment, affordability, new competitors, or other challenges.

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  • A Solution Kit for Parent Relations

    A Solution Kit for Parent Relations

    Get families and schools on the same page with these practical resources. Give out the booklet Better Together at parent meetings. Provide the book Hopes and Fears to faculty who want smoother parent partnerships.

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  • Hiring Resources from NAIS

    Hiring Resources from NAIS

    Even in the midst of COVID-19, we understand that hiring season must go on. The NAIS Career Center is here to help.

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DASL Data Entry is Open! Log In and Get Started Today

Have questions? Get tips and key information for data entry, watch video tutorials, and sign up for webinars that cover different stages of the 2022-23 DASL data entry process.

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Weigh In on Our Website

NAIS is planning to make enhancements to our website. We'd love to hear about your experiences and how you use NAIS's digital platforms.

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Strengthen the Head-Board Relationship at LTP

NAIS Leadership Through Partnership returns in person in 2022! LTP provides heads and board chairs dedicated time to build a collaborative relationship and learn about best governance practices.

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Six Truths About Leadership

As a new school year begins, school leaders can prepare by reflecting on the lessons of the pandemic that remind them about the opportunities to seize and the realities to accept.

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Legal Tip of the Week: Protecting Your Independence

Following two recent court cases, NAIS is working with partner organizations to author an amicus brief that argues that an independent school’s 501(c)(3) status should not be considered “federal financial assistance.”

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Member Voices Podcast: Cultivating Leadership Skills in Students

Mary Ellen R. Fise, director of The Leadership Institute at Maryvale Preparatory School (MD), talks about how she developed Maryvale’s leadership program and what it looks like today.

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Is Your School Ready to Support Neurodiversity?

There’s an opportunity for independent schools to support students with learning challenges—but what do schools need to consider so that systems are in place to ensure student success?

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The Conversation: Two Co-Heads Discuss Their Leadership Model

Two school co-heads reflect on why and how they decided on a co-headship, the benefits, and the components and communication necessary to make it work.

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In Practice: Building a Better School Brand

When a school took a closer look at its marketing efforts, it realized it was lacking a brand: "We knew who we were, but we were clearly coming up short in sharing that message."

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging help all students and adults in a school community thrive. NAIS supports the work of its 1,900 member schools and associations in this important work.

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Find the Best Talent

Talented teaching and administrator candidates are waiting to apply for jobs at your school. NAIS members can post jobs and browse resumes for free; nonmembers can purchase job postings.

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