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In this section you’ll find information about the following events and programs:

NAIS Connect

NAIS Connect is an online community platform that helps you keep in touch with your colleagues. Independent school administrators, faculty, and staff from across the country are finding new ideas, exchanging advice about school processes, and sharing everyday tips on NAIS Connect.

NAIS Annual Conference

The NAIS Annual Conference is the premier professional development and networking event for administrators, trustees, and teachers of independent schools. It attracts more than 4,000 participants over the course of three days.

NAIS People of Color Conference

The NAIS People of Color Conference (PoCC) is the flagship professional and leadership development experience for creating greater equity and inclusion in schools.
The Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC), held in conjunction with PoCC, is a multiracial, multicultural gathering of upper school student leaders. SDLC focuses on self-reflecting, forming allies, and building community. These events attract more than 3,500 adult and student leaders.

NAIS Fellowship for Aspiring School Heads

The Fellowship is a one-year professional development program for individuals at NAIS member schools who wish to become heads of independent schools. 

Institutes and Workshops 

NAIS provides comprehensive in-person professional development. Events include the following:

NAIS Webinars

NAIS holds many webinars each year, with a wide array of topics. Our webinars delve into the latest trends and resources to help you address your everyday school challenges, as well as training that will educate and sustain both the individual and the school community.

Article Date: 9/4/2015

​NAIS events provide intensive training for your whole school community.


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