Career Placement Firms

The following career placement firms will have representatives onsite at the conference in the Omni CNN Center hotel. NAIS does not schedule appointments; please contact the firm directly to schedule interviews.



CalWest Educators Placement

Independent schools trust CalWest Educators Placement (CalWest) to find talented educators and senior leaders at the elementary, middle, and high school level. Enlist CalWest’s expertise on your behalf. Experience our emphasis on quality conversations and thoughtful referrals of both local and national candidates. Contact us today to get started!
placement@CalWestEducators.com
www.CalWestEducators.com
(818) 906-2972

Hours of Operation:
Wednesday, by appointment
Thursday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Omni, International Ballroom B


Carney, Sandoe & Associates

Founded in 1977, Carney, Sandoe & Associates provides faculty and administrator recruitment, leadership search, and strategic consulting services to independent, charter, and like-kind schools worldwide.
carneysandoe.com
recruitment@carneysandoe.com
(617) 542-0260

Hours of Operation:
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Thursday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Omni, International Ballroom D-F
 

The Education Group

The Education Group was founded by educators in 1988 to improve the effectiveness of leadership, teaching, and programs at independent schools nationwide. TEG provides candidates and schools with the highest level of personalized search, placement, consulting, and executive coaching services. 
katherine@educationgroup.com
www.educationgroup.com
(434) 989-7054 

Hours of Operation:
Wednesday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Omni, Sycamore
 

Educational Directions, Inc. 

Educational Directions, is a nationally recognized executive search firm since 1986, and publisher of independent school job listings The Blue Sheet (head of school openings) and The Green Sheet (senior administrative openings). Educational Directions consultants are trusted advisors for independent school leadership, focused executive searches and governance.
www.edu-directions.com

Hours of Operation: 
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Thursday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Omni, Walnut
 

Educator’s Ally

Educator’s Ally is a highly personalized placement agency that connects teachers and administrators with independent day and boarding schools. With New York roots and a national reach, EA’s thoughtful approach to recruiting has been valued by schools and candidates alike since 1975.
info@educatorsally.com
www.educatorsally.com
(914) 666-6323

Hours of Operation: 
Wednesday, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Omni, Magnolia
 

Independent Thinking


Independent Thinking is an executive search firm exclusively focused on independent school leadership positions – Head of School and Senior Administrators. The IT team brings strong knowledge of independent schools. Our school clients and candidates appreciate the high quality of our service and attention to detail.
it@independent-thinking.com
www.independent-thinking.com
(617) 332-3131

Hours of Operation:
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Thursday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Omni, Juniper
 

Manhattan Placements

Since 1988, we have been providing a personal/effective placement service to independent schools and candidates (teachers/administrators) in New York City and its surrounding areas.  Our success is rooted on our:        
  • enduring relationships
  • skilled matches
  • keen understanding of how independent schools recruit (professionally, not blatantly aggressive)
  • commitment to quality over quantity
ckunstenaa@aol.com
www.manhattanplacements.com
(212) 288-3507 

Hours of Operation:
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Thursday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Omni, Cypress


Search Associates

Search Associates is the leading recruiting agency in international education. We have helped over 35,000 educators, including some 600 school heads, find jobs in top international schools around the world. Working with 700 member schools, Search Associates has provided quality recruitment and consulting services, including head of school and leadership searches, for the last 27 years.
www.searchassociates.com
(717) 712-6930

Hours of Operation:
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Thursday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Omni, Hazelnut