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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 […]

Women’s Leadership Institute

A day for women leaders in independent schools to cultivate leadership skills around confidence, authenticity, and resilience. Experience a day of empowerment and growth while renewing your sense of purpose.  Speaker Rebecca Malotke-MeslinLeadership Coach, Pleasantly Aggressive Registration Member Non-Member School Through Jan […]

How to Salary Scale: Beyond Executive & Administrator Compensation

Driven by concerns about pay equity, competition for quality teachers, and high inflation, many schools are examining their pay practices to become fair and to offer competitive compensation. As next year’s budget planning rolls around, now is the time 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. […]

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 […]

News – From SAIS Trustee Brett Jacobsen – August 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 August news comes from Brett Jacobsen, chief executive officer at The Mount Vernon School in Sandy […]

Joyful Journeys: Cultivating Sustainable, Courageous, and Authentic Leadership

Join Renee Prillaman and Mike Hanas for a unique, year-long coaching experience that will help you: Be more authentic, better align your intentions and impact, and reclaim joy as you lead throughout the next school year Sustain more effectively the […]

Supporting the Needs of All Students

A great deal is asked of teachers and the demands seem only to increase. Faced with widening student learning profiles, teachers are pressed to continuously expand their toolbox to differentiate instruction to meet those needs. And as schools work to […]

2024 Summer Conference

Connect with regional peers, learn from experts, and develop new skills as you focus on the environment, experiences, and programming vital to the growth of your school. Content is geared to division leaders, deans of students, counselors, heads/assistant heads, and […]