FastStats, College Admissions, Virtual Reality
From SAIS President Kirk Walker
In this issue, our retiring president pens some final words of wisdom for member schools. How fitting that he opts not to focus on his own transition, but on the transitions facing independent schools.
Video: Kirk Through the Years
2019 Women in Leadership Retreat
The first-ever SAIS opportunity for women leaders featured energized sessions with insight from indy school "Wonder Women" and
tackled tough topics like conflict and personal confidence.
Collaboration Grant Update: Episcopal School of Knoxville
An SAIS collaboration grant allowed kindergarten classes from ESK and a lab school at the University of Tennessee to conduct
a comparative study of rural versus urban gardening techniques
Is the end game for students college acceptance?
In light of the college admissions scandal, Greensboro Day School Head Mark Hale urges independent schools to
articulate a more expansive understanding of success.
Breaking Down the Operations Budget
A look at the expense side of an independent school's operations budget, including
insight on 10-year trends for SAIS and NAIS schools.
Summer Learning Opportunities
Spaces remain for life- and career-changing SAIS summer events to help you
prepare for a new role
or amp up skills for your current one.
Jackson Prep Sets the Standard for Virtual Reality in the Classroom
It's way cool. But more than
that, the VR approach at this Mississippi school
immerses students in content in incomparable ways.
SAIS Staff News: Thank You, LeeAnne
After 11 years of exemplary service, we bid farewell to Director of Technology
and welcome two new talented members to the SAIS team.
Get the scoop here.