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Talking to Kids About Violence

Reassuring children that they are safe and making time to talk are just a few suggestions for helping students cope with violence in their local community and wider world. The following resources offer age appropriate suggestions for teachers and parents […]

Safer Hiring and Recruiting

Our research shows that independent school hiring managers do not have the optimum training in how to leverage the interviewing and reference-checking process to specifically screen for safety. During this webinar, we will cover strategies to go in-depth with the […]

The Resiliency Boys Need

Adolescents worldwide had been struggling with mental health issues pre-pandemic. Now, of course, these struggles have become far worse. Boys are far less likely to admit to mental health struggles, let alone to seek help, than are girls. Research shows, […]

A Trauma-Informed Approach to Emergency Response Drills

Now more than ever, schools across the country are asking “how do we conduct emergency response drills within a school setting without traumatizing students and staff?” This can be a tricky balance. Recent events of school violence and active shooters […]

From Triage to Transforming: A Whole-School Approach to Well-Being

This workshop will provide educational leaders with a clear framework for building mental health awareness, self-reflection, and empowerment in their students, thereby improving their ability to thrive in their lives in the long-term. Participants will learn how and why current […]

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 […]

Raising Money Now: Fundraising During Times of Economic Uncertainty

School leaders are asking how they can continue to raise needed funds in the current environment of economic uncertainty and, more importantly, how they can consider taking on a significant capital campaign given these conditions. This webinar will focus on […]

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 […]

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. […]