Connect with regional peers, learn from experts, and develop new skills as you focus on the environment, experiences, and programming vital to the growth and well-being of your school. Content is geared to division leaders, deans of students, counselors, heads/assistant heads, and others who engage in student support. Participating together as a team is encouraged.

This event encompasses three former stand-alone events and specific programming for these roles also will be included:

  • Dean of Students Symposium
  • Independent School Counselors Conference
  • Division Heads Conference

Keynote Speakers

Learning Journeys

While the Summer Conference is open to all school leaders, we’ve outlined learning journeys for select roles. Choose the one that’s right for you or explore sessions in other journeys. 


SAIS MemberNon-Member SchoolNon-Member
Through April 28$625$749$800
April 29-June 9$725$849$900
After June 9$825$949$1,000

Book Giveaway: Growing Up in Public

The first 100 registrants will receive a free copy of keynote speaker, Devorah Heitner’s, new book Growing Up in PublicThe book will be shipped directly from the publisher in September to the school/org address provided below.

Hotel – Westin Sarasota

The SAIS room block is now closed. Rooms may still be available at the prevailing rate.

NOTE: SAIS does not utilize the services of a housing vendor for any events. Neither SAIS nor the hotel will call you to make reservations over the phone. Please use the above hotel link to secure your reservation directly with the hotel.




The Fine Print

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