From the SAIS President
The SAIS Annual Conference is right around the corner. In this month's letter, Debra Wilson offers her take on the upcoming conference as well as a book recommendation about the conundrums in higher education.

Debra with Doug Norry, head of Triangle Day School, after a trustee workshop.
Today at 3:30 PM EST Compensation Strategies
We're looking forward to today's online conversation on compensation. Join us here. L et us know topics you'd like to discuss in the future via this quick survey.
2020 SAIS Board of Trustees Nominees
At the SAIS Annual Conference later this month in Atlanta, members will vote on these nominees for board terms of service beginning January 1, 2020.
The Carney Sandoe Commitment
With their in-depth process and world-wide network, Carney, Sandoe & Associates has been tireless in supporting independent schools and educators for years. Read more about Carney Sandoe here.
Distinguished Service Award
Congratulations to
Jill Muti and
Marcia Prewitt Spiller
Congratulations to Jill Muti of Ashley Hall in Charleston and Marcia Prewitt Spiller of Woodward Academy in Atlanta on being selected as the 2019 recipients of the SAIS Distinguished Service Award. This is much-deserved recognition for the countless ways they've contributed to independent schools.
SAIS Fall Magazine
Enjoy an in-depth preview of conference speakers, look back at summer institutes, and peruse the list of heads taking new roles this year. Plus learn about unique programs happening at Augusta Preparatory Day School, Bulloch Academy, and Maclay School. Preview the magazine here.
Wage & Hour Law for Independent Schools: Salary Level Update
SAIS President Debra Wilson provides detailed information on the updates to the Fair Labor Standards Act. Learn what these new regulations mean, discover how they affect your school, review additional resources, and find answers to frequently asked questions.
In Case You Missed It
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