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ChatGPT: Understanding the tool and implications for our classrooms

ChatGPT. By now you’ve probably heard of this latest innovation of artificial intelligence and maybe even seen examples or played with it yourself. We’ve collected several resources to help schools understand the technology and its capabilities and drawbacks, as well […]

Reviewing Enrollment Contracts

Is it Time for a Quick Update or a Complete Overhaul? As we look toward the next semester, we’ve collected resources to guide your review of the student enrollment contract. An Enforceable, Flexible, Perpetual Enrollment Agreement? NAISDefining contractual terms, maintaining […]

School Safety and Security

School safety plans and security assessments should be revisited at least annually to accommodate changes in faculty and staff, modifications to the physical campus, advancements in technology, and current risk assessment. SAIS accreditation standards require that schools show evidence of […]

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 […]

Responding to School Violence

While independent schools are generally safe places to be, there have been 2,032 school shootings in the United States since 1970. Almost half of those school shootings have taken place since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012. Schools should have […]

Summer Reading List for Faculty and School Leaders

The following titles have been suggested over the years for schools looking for faculty summer reading options, selections for the leadership team, and individual professional learning. Including both practical strategies and deeper concepts, we hope you find something to inspire […]

Leadership Transition: Incoming Heads

In developing this guiding document, SAIS consulted with heads and other key school leaders who have recently experienced a leadership transition. They were asked to review existing items and contribute additional items from their transition experience. This will be an […]

Leadership Transitions: School and Local Community

In developing this guiding document, SAIS consulted with heads and other key school leaders who have recently experienced a leadership transition. They were asked to review existing items and contribute additional items from their transition experience. This will be an […]

Leadership Transition: Outgoing Heads

In developing this guiding document, SAIS consulted with heads and other key school leaders who have recently experienced a leadership transition. They were asked to review existing items and contribute additional items from their transition experience. This will be an […]

Leadership Transitions: Finance and Facilities Departments

In developing this guiding document, SAIS consulted with heads and other key school leaders who have recently experienced a leadership transition. They were asked to review existing items and contribute additional items from their transition experience. This will be an […]