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Small School Heads Virtual Roundtable Recording – November 11, 2021

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Recruiting for Board Diversity

This workshop will present a recruitment process that has been implemented by many schools to expand and diversify their boards. It will include steps for identifying the characteristics, skills, and perspectives needed as well as suggestions for where to find […]

Webinar Recording – Trustee Tune-Up, Financial Wellness for Trustees

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2021 Board/Head Workshop

Tap Dancing on Marbles: Leadership, Governance, and Stewardship This interactive session for heads and trustees will unpack how leadership, governance, financial sustainability, and organizational stewardship intersect. At the core of this work is mission-driven, data-informed decision making. Schools have always been […]

Webinar Recording – Trustee Tune-Up

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Principles of Good Practice

Starting a New Independent School

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President’s Workshops

SAIS President Debra Wilson is available to conduct workshops for your board, admin team, faculty/staff, or other segments of your school community. They can be presented virtually or on-campus (limited availability). Presentations vary from 90-180 minutes and can be adjusted based […]

SAIS Annual Conference History

2021 Crowne Plaza RaviniaAttendees: 249 Amanda Ripley: Breaking the Spell of High Conflict Will Richardson & Homa Tavangar: Leading an Independent School in a Post-Pandemic World Jeff Shields: Before, During, and After the Pandemic: A Business Perspective View the 2021 SAIS […]

2021 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. Attend sessions that fill in gaps in your experience, converse with leaders from […]