All Events

2021 Board/Head Workshop

Tap Dancing on Marbles: Leadership, Governance, and Stewardship This interactive session for heads and trustees will unpack how leadership, governance, financial sustainability, and organizational stewardship intersect. At the core of this work is mission-driven, data-informed decision making. Schools have always been […]

SAIS eNewsletter Archives

SAIS produces periodic eNewsletters as a service to our membership. Browse the archives below to view past issues and articles. 2022 eNewsletters January 13, 2022Headlines: President’s Letter, School Is Not Reality, School Stories: The John Crosland School, Partnering With Classroom […]

Trustee Training: Financial Wellness for Trustees & School Leaders

Is your school’s current trajectory sustainable in the long-term? What actions can you take in the next five years to ensure future choices? John Gulla (EE Ford) will share the culture and indicia of sustainable and unsustainable schools. He will offer […]

Tuition and Fees: Contracts and Community Considerations

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Webinar Recording – Trustee Tune-Up

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Principles of Good Practice

Starting a New Independent School

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President’s Workshops

SAIS President Debra Wilson is available to conduct workshops for your board, admin team, faculty/staff, or other segments of your school community. They can be presented virtually or on-campus (limited availability). Presentations vary from 90-180 minutes and can be adjusted based […]

2021 Annual Conference

An informative, innovative, and comprehensive opportunity for independent school leaders to gather and discover proven strategies and emerging trends. Examine critical issues alongside colleagues from across the region. Attend sessions that fill in gaps in your experience, converse with leaders from […]

SAIS Governance Health Check

The SAIS Governance Health Check measures how well the board executes on its commitment to best practices in independent school governance in its day-to-day work within the five domains of board governance: roles and responsibilities, structure and operations, culture, board-head […]