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News – From SAIS Trustee Autumn Graves – February 2024

Throughout this year, you will see the voices of many SAIS board members in this spot as the organization transitions to new leadership. Our February news comes from Autumn Adkins Graves, head of St. Anne’s-Belfield School, a PK-12 boarding and […]

We Need to Talk: Preparing for Difficult Conversations

The day is etched into my memory forever. I had recently been promoted to director of admission and financial aid – a career move I had been aspiring to for years. As an internal hire, I was no stranger to the […]

News – From SAIS Trustee Stuart Gulley – January 2024

Throughout this year, you will see the voices of many SAIS board members in this spot as the organization transitions to new leadership. Our January news comes from Stuart Gulley, president of Woodward Academy, a PK-12 school in the Atlanta […]

News – From SAIS Trustee Kavita Vasil – December 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 December news comes from Kavita Vasil, head of Highlands School, an infant through 8th grade school in […]

2024 Board/Head Workshop

An opportunity for heads and board members to strengthen collaboration on current challenges, identify common goals, and strategically plan for the success of the school. Registration SAIS Member Non-Member School Through Sept 13 $275 $389 Sept 14-Oct 4 $375 $489 After […]

News – From SAIS Trustee Doug Norry – November 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 November news comes from Doug Norry, head of Triangle Day School (TDS), a PK-8 school serving […]

2024 Annual Conference

Make plans to join independent school leaders from across the region for this inspiring, thoughtful, and comprehensive educational event. The conference features three keynotes and two dozen breakouts addressing a wide array of topics. Discover new strategies for success and […]

Get Ready for the SAIS Annual Conference

As the 2023 SAIS Annual Conference approaches, we encourage you to make the most out of your experience. Conferences are not just gatherings of like-minded individuals; they are platforms for learning, networking, and personal growth. If you are not able […]

News – From SAIS Trustee Nancy Foy – October 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 October news comes from Nancy Foy, head of school at The New Community School in Richmond, […]

SAIS Headlines eNewsletter Article Submission Guidelines

SAIS welcomes articles and story ideas from member schools and those in the wider independent school world. We are interested in those that focus on independent school leadership, best practices, and innovative approaches to teaching, learning, and leading in our […]