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School Stories: A Journey of Transformation at Carolina Day School

Cultivating a Championship Culture in Independent Schools: Insights from Ubuntu  Independent schools, in an increasingly competitive educational landscape, face the challenge of fostering not only academic excellence but also creating an environment that nurtures collaboration, resilience, and continuous improvement. This […]

Adding Up

From preschool to upper school, three schools share their experience with adding a grade level(s) to their school. Research and PlanningIn all three schools, community feedback was an integral part to the decision making process. Survey data, small group conversations, […]

Webinar Recording – Revealing 2023’s Biggest Trends With Students, Tech, & Social Media

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Kindness in Our Communities

In the fall of 2019, nine Ransom Everglades School middle school students were featured on a segment of The Today Show talking about kindness. They were asked what it means to be kind and their responses included showing respect to […]

Webinar Recording – Leading With Intention: Crafting & Nurturing Authentic Core Values

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Navigating Financial Success & Mission Alignment

In the dynamic landscape of independent schools, achieving financial success while staying true to your mission is a multifaceted challenge. Are independent schools businesses? The answer is both yes and no. Join this insightful webinar to explore the intersection of […]

Webinar Recording – Supporting the Needs of All Students

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SAIS Headlines eNewsletter Article Submission Guidelines

SAIS welcomes articles and story ideas from member schools and those in the wider independent school world. We are interested in those that focus on independent school leadership, best practices, and innovative approaches to teaching, learning, and leading in our […]

Building a Championship School Culture Through Effective Evaluation & Feedback

Join this webinar to delve into the essentials of meaningful evaluation systems and feedback conversations that value community and interconnectedness, guided by the African philosophy of Ubuntu—”I am who I am because of what we all are.” Participants will learn: […]

News – From SAIS Trustee Will Kesler – September 2023

Throughout this year you will see the voices of many SAIS board members in this spot as the organization transitions to new leadership. Our September news comes from Will Kesler, head of school at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, TN. […]