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.


Asynchronous Courses

and Recorded Workshops




Building Better Boards - Workshop Recordings

One of NWAIS' most popular series is now available on demand!

Registrants who attend live over zoom receive access to the recording along with meeting resources via email after the workshop.

If the session has already past, you can still register and receive access to the recording.

Register Here





Asynchronous Courses

NWAIS has developed a partnership with the educators at Sound Supports and SOS ThreeSixty to bring asynchronous learning to member schools at a discounted price.




Effective and Engaging Online Teaching

Through Sound Supports



How to Design & Teach Effective & Engaging Asynchronous Online Lessons

Through Sound Supports



Creating a Trauma Informed Classroom

Through Sound Supports



Boundary Training for Schools: Creating a Culture of Safety

Offered through SOS ThreeSixty




*Free* Asynchronous Course from Modern Classrooms Project


Want to Learn More Before Signing Up?

MCP leaders joined NWAIS to meet with those considering the program for themselves or their school community. They shared an overview of the program and answered questions. Check out a recording of the webinar here:



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