Back to School Edition: Good Governance Guidelines, Annual Conference Registration, Summer Recap
From the SAIS President
In her first
message to members,
President Debra Wilson offers
insight on current challenges facing independent schools, a list of books she can't wait to read, and resources to keep handy for the coming year.
You're invited to participate in an online conversation with Debra and Chris Greathouse of Strategic Performance Group on compensation strategies.
Sept 30 at 4PM.
Sign up here.
SAIS Annual Conference Registration Now Open
The Annual Conference is back in Atlanta October 27-29 at the newly-renovated Crowne Plaza Ravinia.
Information on sessions, speakers, registration, and accommodations here.
Start Off on the
Right Foot: Essential
Nearly 50% of SAIS schools saw head turnover within the last four years.
Now is the time to ensure that your board and administrative team are on the same page.
he Mastery Transcript Consortium
The movement toward a more expansive high school transcript - one that goes beyond letter grades - is in its second year and gaining traction.
Here's a status report on progress made.
Nominees for the 2020 SAIS Board of Trustees
Our thanks to the many members who expressed a willingness to serve on the SAIS Board of Trustees.
Learn more about the 2020 nominee slate and the officers who will serve in leadership roles next year. The new trustees will be elected at the Annual Conference in October.
Recap of a Summer
Heads, administrators, and teachers begin the new school year better prepared because of
SAIS events they attended this summer.
Visit the photo gallery for a look back at our busy summer.
Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience
Anna Bacon Moore, Ph.D., d
irector of student support at The Westminster Schools,
makes the case for taking intentional steps to ensure well-being with this resource designed for educators.
Plan 2020 Professional Development Now
As your team gathers to begin the new school year,
make sure your plans include attendance at these vital professional development events.