Take a Look at the Head's Role and the Head's House
It's Time to Register for the SAIS Annual Conference!
Registration is  OPEN  for the 2017 SAIS Annual Conference, October 22-24  at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in  Atlanta . Featuring keynote speakers Alan November and Dr. Johnnetta Cole, the conference includes an impressive variety of speakers and breakout sessions, including equity and inclusion in leadership, encouraging meaningful feedback, and growing social intelligence. 
FastStats on Housing for Heads
By Dr. Jeffrey Mitchell, Head of Currey Ingram Academy, Brentwood, TN

In this Fast Stats,  several housing benefit measures are compared. Historically, the housing benefit, in various forms, has been used by independent school boards and independent school heads alike as a significant element in the compensation conversation .
The Changing Role of the Head
By Christina Mimms, SAIS

For some heads of school, leaving campus during the school day is unthinkable. With meetings to attend, school events to host, issues to address, and perhaps even a class to teach, one barely enjoys a break to eat lunch with faculty. But the role of the head these days requires much more than a constant presence on campus – the head may be expected to play a role in the community, serve on an organization’s board, and attend a variety of conferences and events. And who has extra time available for all of that? Choosing mission-minded programs in which to participate can actually benefit heads in their ever-changing roles. 
5 Gears: How to Be Present and Productive When There Is Never Enough Time
Reviewed by Adam Housley, Chief Operations Officer, Legacy Christian Academy, Frisco, TX
“I must govern the clock, not be governed by it,” uttered Golda Meir, an Israeli teacher who would go on to serve as her country’s fourth prime minister. A fitting statement from a teacher, given the ever-increasing demands and responsibilities associated with teaching. The often overwhelming struggle to maintain healthy relationships and work-life balance is all too real for most educators. Enter 5 Gears , which authors Jeremie Kubicek and Steve Cockram claim “will help you not hit a wall in your relationships.”
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Today’s Classrooms Should Be About Flexible Teaching — Not Furniture

Veteran teacher Chrissy Romano-Arrabito writes about her changing style.  
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