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School Traditions and Celebrations

By Sheri Burkeen, Director of Resources, SAIS When you join the faculty of a 175-year-old school, you can expect to become part of many traditions and celebrations. I was a French hen. It was my first year to participate in […]

School Stories: Why Worldview? A Call to Christ, A Call to Virtue

Evangelical Christian School’s (ECS) mission is “to provide the Christian family with a Christ-centered, biblically directed curriculum that challenges the students to know the Lord Jesus Christ and to develop the vision and practice of excellence in academics, character, leadership, […]

Building Teams

We are committed to teams. Many of us spend Friday night or Saturday afternoon rooting for our school’s football team. Likewise, if we have our own children, we shuttle them to their sports activities so they can be on teams. […]

Summer 2024 Book List

Leadership & Governance Teaching & Learning Community & Connection Brand & Communication 2023 Summer Reading List for Faculty and School Leaders SAIS

SAIS Appoints Director of Brand & Communications

We are excited to share the appointment of Amber Irizarry, director of brand & communications. Beginning May 1, Amber will serve as the primary storyteller, amplifying the impact of member schools in our association.  Amber experienced a long-standing communications career […]

News – From SAIS Trustee Doreen Kelly – May 2024

Throughout this year, you have heard from the voices of many SAIS board members in this spot as the organization transitions to new leadership. Our May and final newsletter for the 2023-2024 year comes from Doreen Kelly, head of Ravenscroft […]

Fast Stats: Essential Questions

Introduction The end of the school year is always an opportunity for reflection. A posture of intentional reflection is well supported considering the historic and monumental changes to the independent school landscape in the past few years. We are rocks […]

Webinar Recording – Navigating Difficult Conversations

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Pulse Survey: Counseling Professionals

To gain a deeper understanding of the unique challenges independent school counselors face, prevalent student concerns, effective approaches, and current needs, SAIS conducted a pulse survey among member school counselors. Survey Highlights Demographic Snapshot We received feedback from 174 school […]

Supporting Student Well-Being

Curated research and resources for supporting students. Student Stress and Anxiety Social Emotional Learning Students and Social Media For School Counselors Wellness for School Leaders and Educators Additional Mental Health Resources