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2023 Capital Campaigns: An Immersive Workshop

Independent school development and advancement professionals face issues and challenges that are different from fundraisers in other fields. This specifically formulated workshop is an opportunity for fundraisers at SAIS member schools to build their campaign knowledge base, network with peers, […]

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 Institute for Athletic Directors

A professional development opportunity for athletic directors from across the region. Learn alongside colleagues as you discuss leadership, communications, and best practices unique to the culture of an independent school athletic department. Take advantage of this focused workshop to discover […]

2023 DEI Institute

The SAIS DEI Institute brings together those doing the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion at independent schools. Sessions will offer best practices and strategic discussions for both experienced practitioners and those new to the role.  Hotel – Franklin Marriott […]

2023 Academic Support Conference

This professional development opportunity is designed for those who offer academic support in an independent school. Classroom teachers, learning specialists, and directors of academic support are all invited to learn together about the latest research, curriculum, instructional strategies, and best […]

2023 Summer Conference

The Summer Conference is designed for those who focus on the well-being of the school community. Content will be appropriate for heads, assistant heads, division leaders, deans, counselors, and other school leaders. Participating together as a team is encouraged. The Summer […]

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 […]

2023 Institute for Administrative Assistants

This program provides practical resources, helpful tips, and networking opportunities for administrative assistants in an independent school, whether serving in a department, division, or the head’s office. Learn practical strategies for handling the types of issues related to supporting an […]

2022 Board/Head Workshop

Building the Head/Board Partnership for Strategic Moments The challenges facing boards and heads are becoming ever more complex. Every decision regarding strategy can feel (and sometimes is) existential. That said, a healthy board/head relationship creates powerful opportunities not only to […]

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 […]