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We are committed to...
  • encouraging diverse points of view.
  • continuous reflection and on-going improvement.
  • collegial relationships and ethical leadership.
  • independent education options for families.
  • promoting the independence of our schools.
  • quality standards without standardization.
  • assisting schools in fulfilling their missions.

Professional Development

NWAIS Offers an Extensive Calendar of Professional Development To Move Your School Forward

  • Conferences - multi-day, residential events, generally targeted at a specific job category
  • Workshops - Single day, topic-based events
  • Fellowship for Collaborative Innovation - Team of big thinkers apply to dive into important independent school topics over the course of a year
  • Pathways to Leadership is a two year program to develop women who are interested in becoming a Head of School in the next 3-5 years.
  • Emerging Leaders Institute is a two-year program to develop independent school leaders in taking the next step in their career.


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