• 2022 NAIS Online Annual Conference Early Bird Special Extended!

    2022 NAIS Online Annual Conference Early Bird Special Extended!

    Join us March 2-4 to explore the theme Remembering Our Why: Finding Joy and Inspiration in Our Work. Register by January 31 to get discounted rates.

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  • Independent School Magazine: The Landscape for Teaching and Learning

    Independent School Magazine: The Landscape for Teaching and Learning

    The Winter issue explores the purpose of school, what and how we teach, and how we measure learning.

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  • Get in the Loop with<br> the 2021-2022 Trendbook

    Get in the Loop with
    the 2021-2022 Trendbook

    Prep your school leaders, your board, and yourself for what’s ahead with the 2021-2022 NAIS Trendbook. Delve into 30 trends in enrollment, philanthropy, equity and justice, and more.

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  • New! A Solution Kit for Parent Relations

    New! 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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  • New View EDU Podcast: Season 1 Available Now!

    New View EDU Podcast: Season 1 Available Now!

    Hosts Tim Fish and Lisa Kay Solomon explore the future of schools and dive into key strategic questions with a wide variety of extraordinary guests.

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  • Meet Your Enrollment Power Tool: NAIS Market View 5.0

    Meet Your Enrollment Power Tool: NAIS Market View 5.0

    We designed Market View to help you find your enrollment sweet spot. We’re thrilled to tell you that we’ve just made it more effective, more intuitive, and more powerful. As always, it's free to NAIS members.

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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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  • Connections Creating Value for Independent Schools

    Connections Creating Value for Independent Schools

    The NAIS Community Market is a collection of resources, events, services, and products that can help independent school professionals.

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  • Share Your Solutions for Evolving Education

    Share Your Solutions for Evolving Education

    NAIS has launched a new site for schools to share strategies, samples, and solutions in this time of uncertainty.

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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Schools

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Schools

    Bookmark this new NAIS website page to help you access the most timely and relevant COVID-19 resources.

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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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Legal Tip of the Week: It’s Not Too Late to Update Your Enrollment Agreement

The new year is a good time to review your school's enrollment agreements (if you haven’t already) to ensure these documents are legally enforceable contracts that address the needs of your school.

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The Forecast for Fundraising

School leaders must keep long-term sustainability at the forefront, particularly as we face another uncertain year and a complex decade ahead. One important pillar in that is charitable giving, writes NAIS President Donna Orem.

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Pondering That College Question

Children do not want to disappoint their parents or teachers, so engineering their road trip through school may add hurry, worry, and helplessness to what we want to be a journey of resilience building and agency cultivation.

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Member Voices Podcast: Cultivating Diverse and Inclusive Communities

In Part 2 of our three-part series, Noni Thomas López, head of the Gordon School (RI), talks about the work of becoming a more diverse and inclusive school and the importance of finding opportunity in discomfort.

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Key Findings from the 2021 State of Independent School Leadership Study

Despite the challenges facing independent schools today, there is a willing, capable cohort of emerging and existing leaders who are ready—and are already—leading their schools into what comes next.

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The Conversation: Refining the Vision of Our Future

In an excerpt from the NAIS New View EDU podcast, Donna Orem and Michael B. Horn reflect on the purpose of school, leadership, the necessity of hope, the higher ed-K–12 partnership, and more.

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In Practice: Creating a Reflective Teacher Evaluation System

Encouraging and supporting faculty to grow in their profession is a key goal of any successful educational institution. But often, the evaluation process is unrelated to systematic professional growth.

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Reimagine Tuition: A New Series From NAIS

Tuition setting is a decision schools make every year, but many heads and trustees worry they don’t have the right information to make it with confidence. Gain new insights with these resources and case studies.

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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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