All Events

2023 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.  With three keynotes and two dozen breakouts, you’ll be able to find […]

Book Club With Author Michael Horn

Join a thoughtful discussion with Michael Horn on his most recent book From Reopen to Reinvent: (Re)Creating School for Every Child. In From Reopen to Reinvent, distinguished education strategist Michael Horn offers a practical blueprint to rebuilding an education system that is […]

How to Conduct an Effective Classroom Walkthrough

In this webinar, participants will learn how to conduct effective classroom walkthroughs based on the research and practice of Madeline Hunter’s Mastery Teaching. We will discuss why regular classroom visits are critical to teacher development, what to look for while in […]

Research-Based Activities to Promote Flourishing at School

Research Schools International (RSI) and The Human Flourishing Program at Harvard have curated a collection of research-based activities that promote student flourishing. In this presentation, Christina Hinton will present a research study that RSI carried out on implementing these flourishing […]

2023 Fundamentals Conference

The SAIS Fundamentals Conference is for those interested in learning more about the building blocks of independent schools. The curriculum is designed for school leaders who want to bolster their leadership skills and unpack the basics of how schools operate. […]

2023 Summer Conference

The SAIS Summer Conference focuses on the well-being of the school community. Content is geared to heads, assistant heads, division leaders, deans, counselors, and other school leaders. Participating together as a team is encouraged. This event encompasses three former stand-alone events […]

2023 Administrative Leadership Institute

This workshop helps develop your leadership style and expand your management skills. Gain a new perspective on what it means to be a leader in an independent school with practical techniques and real-life solutions. Featuring Rob Evans and Michael Thompson. This enriching opportunity […]

Mental Health Toolkit for Schools

Join Danielle Vallas and Gabriella Pelosi from D&G Wellness to take a closer look at the meaning of mental health, the challenges educators face and most importantly, gather strategies to manage mental health more effectively. During this webinar, educators will build skills […]

Partnering With Transgender Students and Families

Recent data has shown that 1.4% of American youth identify as transgender, and the number might be growing. Independent schools need to understand this trend, their legal obligations, and the nuances of working with these students and their families. Join […]

Teen Marijuana Use and Vaping: Evidence-Based Strategies for Effective Prevention

This workshop will introduce the top considerations when understanding the impact of marijuana use on students today, such as variations in potency and methods of use, changes in perceptions of risk, the impact on the adolescent brain, and the link […]