VISIONOctober 2016As part of a future-minded thought process, many schools have crafted a vision statement to accompany their mission statement. This booklet looks at three aspects of school life that are impacted by a school’s vision: campus, people, and programs.
Balance in the VUCA world is a challenge in many spheres. This booklet examines the balance necessary in community, technology, and in parenting.
This booklet highlights some of the many collaborations taking place in and among SAIS schools. Strategic collaborations will be a game changer for schools in the coming years. Understanding what your school has to offer and seeking like-minded partners, can help your school expand its reach and impact. What existing and new collaborations might benefit your school and your community?
This paper is a compilation of the insights shared by novice, experienced, retiring, retired, and interim heads, and offers an overview of the transition process. It is by no means a checklist of what to do; rather it purports to share a series of narratives, organized by quotes, from those who have experienced transition first hand. The final pages of this booklet contain an aspirational article from SAIS President Dr. Steve Robinson, as he lays out the case for growing talent from within and giving that talent a fair shake when transitions do occur.
A collection of articles from independent school leaders including Stuart Gulley, Doreen Kelly, Pat Bassett, Dr. Steve Robinson, Billy Peebles, Rob Evans, Scott Wilson, and Jeff Mitchell.
natives to help you appropriately support young people as they encounter and master these digital skills. The message: limiting or monitoring technology is no substitute for mentoring and engagement. Led by Devorah Heitner (Raising Digital Natives).
This is a recording of the November 3, 2021, webinar, Financial Wellness for Trustees. Is your school’s current trajectory sustainable in the long-term? What actions can you take in the next five years to ensure future choices?
The following is a recording from the heads of school virtual roundtable, which featured a discussion of current hot topics, followed by a presentation by Michael Nachbar and others from the GOA leadership team. They shared how they’ve created a student-focused competency-based grading system, and what insights they gained from data to deepen how and when they spot student struggles, and how they provide additional student support.