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Webinar Recording – Actioning Strategic Vision

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Building a Championship School Culture Through Effective Evaluation & Feedback

Join this webinar to delve into the essentials of meaningful evaluation systems and feedback conversations that value community and interconnectedness, guided by the African philosophy of Ubuntu—”I am who I am because of what we all are.” Participants will learn: […]

Webinar Recording – Boundaries for Educators in a Kid’s World

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SAIS Member Services Manager

This summer, SAIS welcomed Jill McKenzie to the newly established role of member services manager. With over two decades of experience in the non-profit sector, Jill brings a passion for helping members and connecting them with resources and tools to […]

News – From SAIS Trustee Will Kesler – September 2023

Throughout this year you will see the voices of many SAIS board members in this spot as the organization transitions to new leadership. Our September news comes from Will Kesler, head of school at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, TN. […]

Leading With Intention: Crafting & Nurturing Authentic Core Values

In the dynamic landscape of education, independent school leaders serve as guiding lights, shaping the future of their schools and the students they nurture. Central to this impactful leadership journey is the foundation of authentic core values. Join this webinar […]

Webinar Recording – Designing Belonging Journeys From the Start An Intentional Approach

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Curriculum Review: Mission-Aligned Process & Planning (Winter 2024)

This hands-on professional learning cohort is designed for program leaders who are beginning a curricular review journey and want to ensure the process is: grounded in their school’s mission and vision designed based on an understanding of how change happens […]

Curriculum Review: Mission, Autonomy, and Alignment

The Curricular Conundrum Relationships. Community. Faculty. These are what we say makes the independent school experience special. All true, but these elements leave out the core of what we do–the what and how of teaching and learning. The curriculum. We […]

Serve, Learn, and Connect Through the SAIS Accreditation Process

It goes without saying that time is a precious commodity for independent school leaders. When we do get involved beyond our respective schools, we want to make the most of what little “spare” time we have. Serving on an SAIS […]