From the SAIS President Dr. Kirk Walker
A sprig of holly was printed on the outside corner of the envelope. The front of the card said: “Season’s Greetings” and inside it read: “May the joys of the season be with you throughout the year.” A warm and thoughtful sentiment … and, of course, a politically correct one. But I asked myself: “What are the joys of the season?”
Random selection is effective for statistical research and very ineffective for school board leadership. Great boards are produced from a disciplined process of selection, onboarding, training, accountability,
and evaluation. resources.
Full Court Press: How Pat Summitt, A High School Basketball Player, and a Legal Team Changed the Game by Bill Haltom and Amanda Swanson
California's fire devastation highlights the importance of disaster preparation, including the psychological impact of disasters, for schools and others.
In the past five to ten years, has your school revamped or even reworded your mission statement?

We're working on a feature for the next SAIS Magazine about mission, the crucial guide for each of our schools. Contact christina@sais.org to share your input .
A visit to the office of Julia De La Torre, head of Moorestown Friends School, Moorestown, NJ.
Webb School of Knoxville, TN, is dedicated to creating and sustaining learning environments that encourage a student’s natural curiosity.
Prices increase for our winter programs on December 15 ! Register TODAY for the SAIS Winter Conference in Nashville, TN, January 27-29. See the 2019 SAIS Calendar for all the details.
SAIS wishes you a very happy holiday season and all the best in the new year.
We look forward to seeing you at our 2019 programs.
HeadLines will resume publication on January 10.
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