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Families First

Being a head of school involves the entire family. NAIS strives to support head of school partners, spouses, and families by providing programming geared toward these family members. From entertaining activities to engaging discussions, you’re sure to learn useful tips, meet new friends, and have some fun.

Registration for the NAIS Annual Conference and pre-registration for some Families First events are required. 

You must register for the conference to attend any Families First programming.
 
Families First at Drew School with Mythbusters' Adam Savage
Wednesday, February 24, 1:30 - 4:30 PM
Ticket Required: $50
Join fellow partners and heads of school spouses to connect and reflect on the rewards and challenges of your public positions while having fun.
 
Families First Gatherings
Thursday, February 25, 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Friday, February 26, 1:30 - 2:30 PM
 
Families First Workshops
 
Stories About the Power of Diversity
from Diverse Heads and Their Spouses Part 1

Friday, February 26, 8:00 - 9:00 AM
This two-part workshop will include three diverse heads of school and their spouses who will tell their stories about their rise to the first family position. They will discuss the issues they considered before making the decision to become a head of school, the aspects they looked for in their boards, the roles their spouses play at their institutions, and the rewards of being an diverse leader.
 
Stories About the Power of Diversity
from Diverse Heads and Their Spouses Part 2

Friday, February 26, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
In the first part of this workshop, three diverse heads of school and their spouses tell their stories about their rise to the first family position. During this second part, our moderator will ask the couples questions about the gifts and challenges they have faced in leadership, how they balance work/family life, what roles their spouses play, advice for rising diverse leaders and their families, and what they looked for in a board.
 
 
PRESENTERS: Gail Suitor, Boulder Country Day School (CO); Shauna Betof, Boston University Academy (MA)
 

 

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