All Events

Understanding the Future of Education

Join expert analysts from Future Design School and unpack emerging education trends analyzed in The Future of Education Report 2022, including: Developing and measuring critical competencies Creating a future-ready portrait of a graduate Deepening personalized learning Rethinking assessment During this […]

From Triage to Transforming: A Proactive Whole-School Approach to Mental Health 

This session will provide educational leaders with a clear framework for how they can effectively support the mental health of their students and teachers. They will be given specific steps they can take to ensure all of their teachers are […]

School Wellness Trends You Can’t Ignore

Stress is up, wellness is down, and school leaders need to act. We’re rapidly approaching some of the hardest school months. Tests, prom, and graduation are hallmarks of the spring semester—but are often accompanied by stress, social conflicts, and rising […]

Ten Steps to Effective Hiring

Hiring the best candidate is the ultimate goal of the hiring process. It provides an opportunity for a school to learn if the candidate is the right fit for the school, and for the candidate to evaluate if the school […]

Women’s History Month Resources and Activities for the Classroom

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in commemorating and encouraging the study, observance, and celebration of […]

2022 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 […]

2022 Summer Conference

The Summer Conference is designed for those who focus on the well-being of the school community. This year’s sessions include fostering a culture of belonging, partnering with families, and recruiting and retaining talented teachers. Content will be appropriate for heads, […]

Resources for Lower School Heads

Hiring: Best Practices for Background and Reference Checks

A key component of hiring the right person is asking the right questions during background and reference checks. It can be challenging to ascertain what you want to know without accidentally eliciting information you aren’t legally allowed to consider. Join […]

Hiring as Networking

Ensuring that the school is staffed by a dynamic faculty and staff devoted to advancing the mission of the school is the head’s most important responsibility. With the pandemic wearing heavily on educators, schools will need to work harder and […]