About NAIS Thrive

Thrive, NAIS's annual conference, is the premier professional development and networking event for administrators, trustees, and teachers at independent schools. We attract thousands of participants over the course of three days. NAIS represents more than 2,000 national and international member schools.

Future NAIS Thrive Dates and Locations

  • 2025: Nashville, February 26–28
  • 2026: Seattle, February 25–27
All individuals are welcome to attend. NAIS has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity. In that spirit, NAIS does not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, nation of origin, gender, or any other characteristic.