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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
High School in 5 Years? »
By Christina Mimms, SAIS When a student struggles in academics, one solution may be to ease the course load. In doing...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Planting Seeds »
By Christina Mimms, SAIS Admissions officers working with high school applicants follow fairly universal standards...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Book Review of "Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence" by Daniel Goleman »
Reviewed by Dr. Mary McPherson, Elementary School Principal, St. Martin’s Episcopal School, Atlanta In his latest b...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
SAIS Featured School: Westchester Country Day School »
Westchester Country Day School in High Point, NC, is a college preparatory school teaching and guiding students in grades...

Blogs & Tweets of Note
Monday, March 02, 2015
Top Bloggers »
 SAIS Bloggers One of the best ways to stay current on the late...

Book Reviews
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Book Review of "An Intelligent Person's Guide to Education" by Tony Little »
Reviewed by Damian Kavanagh, SAIS Of the many charms of this book, principal among them, to me, is that it is written...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Book Review of "The Art of Coaching Teams" by Elena Aguilar »
Reviewed by Josh Lutkus, Dean of Students, Gaston Day School, Gastonia, NC “I am a member of a team, and I rely...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Book Review of "Gratitude" by Oliver Sacks »
Reviewed by Lee Hark, A ssociate Head of School and Upper School Director, Durham Academy, Durham, NC When I was a k...
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Book Review of "In Other Words" by Jhumpa Lahiri »
Reviewed by Leah Slawson, English Teacher, Trinity Presbyterian School, Montgomery, AL In Other Words, by Jh...
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Book Review of "The Last Season" by Stuart Stevens »
Reviewed by Jay Watts, Assistant Director of Athletics, The Westminster Schools, Atlanta Few things are as iconic...

Fast Stats
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
FastStats 2016: College Graduation Trends for Independent School Students »
By: Jeffrey Mitchell, Head of School, Currey Ingram Academy, Brentwood, TN Published: Apri...
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
FastStats 2016: Heads of Schools »
By: Jeffrey Mitchell, Head of School, Currey Ingram Academy, Brentwood, TN Published: Marc...
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
FastStats 2016: The Rising Cost of Independent School Tuition »
By: Jeffrey Mitchell, Head of School, Currey Ingram Academy, Brentwood, TN Published: Febr...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
FastStats 2015: Annual Funds »
By: Jeffrey Mitchell, Head of School, Currey Ingram Academy, Brentwood, TN Published: Dece...
Monday, April 27, 2015
FastStats 2015: The Independent School Teacher »
By: Jeffrey Mitchell, Head of School, Currey Ingram Academy, Brentwood, TN...

General Articles
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Graduation Speeches Seek to Inspire »
By Christina Mimms, SAIS Graduation speeches evoke common thoughts: It’s not an ending, but a beginning. It’s the conc...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Crafting a Compelling High School Resume »
By Bryan Rutledge,  Director of College Counseling,  Woodward Academy,  College Park, GA  ...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Rights, Race, and the Confederate Flag: Global Education in Our Own Backyard »
By Kent Lenci, Brookwood School and Bo Garrett, Highlands School We Americans don’t seem to agree about much these day...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Stephen P. Robinson Collaboration Grant Report: Girls Preparatory School and McCallie School »
The Art of Consequential Philanthropy   Schools:    The Girls Preparatory School, Chattanoo...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Senior Projects Put the ‘Cap’ on High School Careers »
By Christina Mimms, SAIS Certainly every independent school requires its seniors to fulfill academic or other goals: c...

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
An Interview with Steve Robinson »
After eight years as president of SAIS, in July 2015 Dr. Steve Robinson took on a new role as the c anon for education for...
Monday, May 11, 2015
SAIS Interviews John Katzman On The New SAT »
There’s no shortage of talking points or arguments surrounding high stakes testing and the admissions process in higher ed...
Monday, November 24, 2014
An Interview with Al Calarco from the Center for Creative Leadership »
{HeadLines} November 2014, Vol. 2 By Sarah Stewart “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reali...

Letters from the President
Monday, January 05, 2015
Letter from SAIS President Dr. Steve Robinson »
{Headlines} January, Vol. 1  Dear SAIS Member Schools,   Welcome back and happy 2015! I hope you had a re...
Monday, December 08, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
December 4, 2014: Letter from the President »
I hope you had a relaxing Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends. As the first semester comes to an end, the pace on...

Featured Schools
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
SAIS Featured School: Shorecrest Preparatory School »
In May of 2016, Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg, FL, celebrated Commencement for its 84-member graduating...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
SAIS Featured School: Mill Springs Academy »
Since its founding in 1981, Mill Springs Academy has been supporting student learning through small classes and an individ...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
SAIS Featured School: Christian Heritage School »
Christian Heritage School, located in Dalton, GA, will be celebrating 30 years of providing an independent, Christ-center...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
SAIS Featured School: Hammond School »
The fact that Hammond is the largest independent school in the Columbia, SC area comes as no surprise. First and foremost,...
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
SAIS Featured School: Franklin Road Academy »
Franklin Road Academy is a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade coeducational independent school offering the unique combin...

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Board/Head Retreat
October 22, 2016 | Atlanta, GA
This retreat offers an excellent opportunity to strengthen the communication and partnership between heads and board members.

Annual Conference
October 22-24 | Atlanta, GA
Join us to network with regional colleagues as we delve into relevant independent school issues.

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