2015 Calendar of Events

SAIS @ NAIS Boston
February 25-27, 2015
Stop by the SAIS booth #1138 in the exhibit hall and join us at our reception from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, February 26.

Spring Forums
February / March / April
SAIS President Steve Robinson will make his final tour the SAIS region during the 2015 SAIS Spring Forums.  Dates and cities will be finalized soon.

Heads Leadership Retreat
April 19-20, 2015
Union Station Hotel, Nashville, TN

Join us for this second annual gathering designed especially for SAIS heads.

Institute for Strategic Leadership
June 15-17, 2015
Emory Conference Center, Atlanta, GA

Featuring Keith Evans (The Westminster Schools) and David Mahler (Out-of-Door Academy). Formerly the Institute for Senior Administrators. Open to heads and administrators. Especially helpful for leadership teams to attend together.

Institute for the Head's Assistant
June 16-17, 2015
Emory Conference Center, Atlanta, GA
New! Featuring Michael Thompson and Rob Evans.

Administrative Leadership Institute
June 17-19, 2015
Emory Conference Center, Atlanta, GA
Rob Evans and Michael Thompson lead this enriching program on relational and personal leadership for independent school administrators who supervise adults, evaluate teachers, and/or work with parents. This program is designed for administrators who are not heads of school and focuses specifically on the challenges of these roles.

Institute for Heads
June 24-26, 2015
Airlie, Warrenton, VA

An engaging and energizing retreat for heads and spouses. Featuring Michael Thompson and Rob Evans.

Institute for New Heads
June 29-July 1, 2015
Atlanta, GA

For new heads entering their first through third year of headship. Featuring Scott Wilson (Baylor School) and Jack Hall (The Walker School).

Institute for Heads New to SAIS
June 30-July 1, 2015
Atlanta, GA

A primer for heads new to SAIS.


SAIS Accreditation Workshops & Chair Training

Accreditation Workshops | for school coordinator, steering committee chair, etc
For dates & more information, click here

Chair Training | for current and potential visiting team chairs
For dates & more information, click here

Other Events

Non-SAIS events of interest to the independent school community
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Before registering for any SAIS event, you must login.  If you are not already in our database, you will be given the option to create a record for yourself.  The system will check for duplicates based on your email address.  Please remember that you may only register yourself under your login; you may not register other people.  Each person who is registering must use a unique login.  If you need assistance, please contact  LeeAnne Minnick at leeanne@sais.org or (404) 227-1814.  

If you have questions about an event, please contact SAIS at events@sais.org.  

Please remember that payment is required at the time of registration for all SAIS events.  Registrations received without payment will not be processed until payment is received. 

Please note the cancellation policy for each event.  After the cancellation deadline has passed, no refunds can be processed.  For some programs, replacement registrants are welcomed. 

Registration, attendance at, or participation in SAIS meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to SAIS’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videos, electronic reproductions, and audio of such events and activities.


Fairfield Inn & Suites Atlanta Perimeter Center
1145 Hammond Dr NE | Atlanta GA 30328
SAIS room rate: $79/night plus tax
Free parking
Click here to make reservations at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Atlanta Perimeter Center.
Only a 5-minute walk to the SAIS office!

Crowne Plaza Ravinia
4355 Ashford-Dunwoody Rd | Atlanta, GA 30346
SAIS room rate: $129/night plus tax
Free parking, freee wifi in guest room & complimentary breakfast buffet for one
6PM Day of Arrival Cancellation Policy
Call: 800-554-0055 and ask for the SAIS rate
Click here to make reservations online at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia
About 1.5 miles from the SAIS office.

Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center
246 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE | Atlanta, GA 30346
Click here to make reservations at Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center.
About 1 mile from the SAIS office.