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Wednesday, September 21, 2016
SAIS Conference Speaker Profile: John Zogby »
By Christina Mimms, SAIS Millennials challenge today’s educators in many ways. They have been criticized for an inabi...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
National Advertising Expands Schools' Reach »
By Christina Mimms, SAIS Word of mouth advertising has proven to be the most successful route for schools to promote t...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Book Review of "Move Your Bus" by Ron Clark »
Reviewed by James Hutchins, Head of The Donoho School, Anniston, AL We all remember the Flintstones … right? F...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
SAIS Featured School: Pinecrest Academy »
Pinecrest Academy, a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School, develops the whole child. Pinecrest Academy is a private, Pre-...

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 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 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...

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, September 07, 2016
SAIS Conference Speaker Profile: Dr. Donna Hicks »
By Christina Mimms, SAIS Educators keep long lists of what they want for their students: a strong curriculum, ext...
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Book Review of "Dignity" by Dr. Donna Hicks »
Reviewed by Lee Hark,  Associate Head of School at Durham Academy, Durham, NC When I was in college and for ma...
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, 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...

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, September 07, 2016
SAIS Featured School: Sumner Academy »
  Sumner Academy, founded in 1973 in Gallatin, TN, serves families with students in grades Pre-Kindergarten thro...
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...
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...

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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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