Being as transparent as possible and communicating thoughtfully and well builds trust in a school’s handling of reports.
Sample responsibilities and language for a director of alumni relations/engagement job description.
Day schools often face obstacles when trying to engage influential alumni/ae or former trustees who live at a distance from the school. One possible solution is a national Alumni Advisory Council.
This monograph presents a governance case study focusing on the issue of school mission and how far is OK to deviate to please alumni and big donors?
Examines staffing and alumni, communications, and fund-raising procedures and outcomes at independent schools.
This service allows independent schools to conduct valuable online parent satisfaction, alumni outcome surveys, and head and board assessments.
This is a survey used by the Montgomery School in Pennsylvania. Please note that this is a sample survey. Each school should design their own survey with its own issues in outcomes in mind.
Use this case study to better comprehend the multiple marketing challenges in the independent school world today.
This monograph by NAIS President Patrick F. Bassett discusses marketing and why independent schools should see each of their inquiries as possible long-term, indeed, life-long "customers."
This monograph offers tips on developing effective alumni/ae tracking programs as well as resources and links to school alumni/ae websites.
National Association of Independent Schools
1129 20th Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036-3425
Headquarters Phone: (202) 973-9700
Bookstore Phone: (240) 646-7052
People of Color Conference
SSS Financial Aid Conference
NAIS-TABS Legal Symposium
TABS-NAIS Global Symposium
Fellowship for Aspiring School Heads
Institutes & Workshops
Sponsor & Exhibit
Independent Ideas Blog
Independent School Magazine
Independent Teacher Magazine
Assessment of Inclusivity & Multiculturalism
Student Engagement Surveys