All Events

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. […]

2023 Summer Conference

The SAIS Summer Conference focuses on the well-being of the school community. Content is geared to heads, assistant heads, division leaders, deans, counselors, and other school leaders. Participating together as a team is encouraged. This event encompasses three former stand-alone events […]

2023 Administrative Leadership Institute

This workshop helps develop your leadership style and expand your management skills. Gain a new perspective on what it means to be a leader in an independent school with practical techniques and real-life solutions. Featuring Rob Evans and Michael Thompson. This enriching opportunity […]

Mental Health Toolkit for Schools

Join Danielle Vallas and Gabriella Pelosi from D&G Wellness to take a closer look at the meaning of mental health, the challenges educators face and most importantly, gather strategies to manage mental health more effectively. During this webinar, educators will build skills […]

Counselors Roundtable

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Counselors Roundtable

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Community & Belonging Survey of Students

The EE Ford Foundation is undertaking a project to understand the social-emotional well-being, sense of belonging, level of engagement, and degree of connectedness of independent high school students in the United States and Canada. The Foundation has reached out to association partners like SAIS to alert schools to […]

Partnering With Transgender Students and Families

Recent data has shown that 1.4% of American youth identify as transgender, and the number might be growing. Independent schools need to understand this trend, their legal obligations, and the nuances of working with these students and their families. Join […]

Child Protection Resources

Meeting Standards: Child Safety and Protection SAIS accreditation standards 4 and 5 ask schools to show evidence that they have planned for the safety and protection of the children in their care. The following resources are provided to help schools […]

Teen Marijuana Use and Vaping: Evidence-Based Strategies for Effective Prevention

This workshop will introduce the top considerations when understanding the impact of marijuana use on students today, such as variations in potency and methods of use, changes in perceptions of risk, the impact on the adolescent brain, and the link […]