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Book Club With Author Michael Horn

Join a thoughtful discussion with Michael Horn on his most recent book From Reopen to Reinvent: (Re)Creating School for Every Child. In From Reopen to Reinvent, distinguished education strategist Michael Horn offers a practical blueprint to rebuilding an education system that is […]

How to Conduct an Effective Classroom Walkthrough

In this webinar, participants will learn how to conduct effective classroom walkthroughs based on the research and practice of Madeline Hunter’s Mastery Teaching. We will discuss why regular classroom visits are critical to teacher development, what to look for while in […]

Leading From the Second Position 

Assistant and associate heads of school occupy a special role as their influence in the community adds great value throughout the entire school. Sitting in these roles requires insight that is not always available to the head of school. However, […]

Using Data Science to Enhance Strategic & Financial Planning

Given the challenging and volatile environments independent schools face, it is vital to use data science and research to shape your strategic plans and financial decisions. Join Harry Bloom of Measuring Success to explore strategic planning and forecasting accuracy as […]

Research-Based Activities to Promote Flourishing at School

Research Schools International (RSI) and The Human Flourishing Program at Harvard have curated a collection of research-based activities that promote student flourishing. In this presentation, Christina Hinton will present a research study that RSI carried out on implementing these flourishing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Trustee Education Series

Join SAIS President Debra Wilson, heads of school, board chairs, and trustees for the 2022–2023 school year Trustee Education Series. We will discuss the basic concepts of independent school governance, including boundaries, confidentiality, committee structure, and more. Heads of school, […]

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 […]

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 […]