Programs for Schools


Please use the menu on the left to view the many programs that NYSAIS offers to its members. Below a few of our latest initiatives have been highlighted. 


Be sure to check out the resources available through NYSAIS-Now, the site for online professional development and school improvement resources. Designed specifically for independent school leaders, NYSAIS-Now provides timely and valuable information to busy professionals within our association and beyond. Content covers a broad range of themes and topics with leadership and governance of independent schools as a particular focus. NYSAIS-Now features eSeminars, Interviews, LiveStreaming, and Talks.

A significant piece of NYSAIS-Now, livestreams allow you to experience selected talks by keynote conference speakers in real-time throughout the year. Attend one (or all) of our outstanding NYSAIS residential conferences without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

No registration is required. Simply set aside the time and go to the NYSAIS-NowLivestream page at new.livestream.com/nysaislive to participate. To find out more about specific talks and speakers, please consult the full conference program at nysais.org. Additional NYSAIS-Now Livestream sessions will be announced throughout the year.

NYSAIS's ELAS Program is a mission-driven initiative to help independent schools succeed in today’s complex and ever-changing world.

Established in 2012 to meet a growing need from member schools, ELAS provides high-impact, low-cost advising and mentoring in areas such as governance, leadership, and long-term planning.


NYSAIS Events Registration
    • January 24, 2022 What Remote Learning Has Taught Us About Executive Functioning and What Do We Do Now 4:00 PM to 5:30 PMeSeminar
      Online via zoom, Andrew Ayers and Amelia Glauber, Collegiate School 
      Three-part series: Mondays, January 24, 31, & February 7, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
      Audience:  Educators, K- 5th Grade
      Details and Registration here!
    • January 25, 2022 Using Statistical Data, Quantitative Maps, and ArcGIS Mapping to Analyze Social Justice and Environmental Issues 4:00 PM to 5:30 PMeSeminar
      Online via Zoom
      Tuesday, January 25, 2022 
      Presenter: Ayo Magwood, Uprooting Inequity LLC
      4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
      Audience: Middle and High/Upper School STEM and human geography educators, and curriculum/academic deans
      Details and registration here.
    • January 29, 2022 Trustee Governance Conference: Strategic Thinking for Boards and Heads of School 9:00 AM to 12:15 PMZoom

      Online via Zoom.

      Target Audience: Heads and Trustees

      Speakers: Nishant Mehta, Anne-Marie Balzano, Ari Betof, Tony Featherston, Mark Lauria, Mary Kay Makunas, Duby McDowell, Mark Mitchell, Caryn Pass, Staci Williams Seeley, and Amada Torres. 


      Details and registration here.
    • February 3, 2022 Experienced Teachers Institute (ETI22) Mohonk Mountain House

      Thurs. Feb 3 - Sat. Feb. 5, 2022
      New Paltz, NY

      Proof of Vaccination Required

       Leaders: Annie Byerly, Javaid Khan, Kenny Graves

       Details and Registration are here.

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