Frequently Asked Questions

When does the conference begin and end?

The conference dates are Wednesday, March 2 through Friday, March 4, 2022. In addition to regular conference programming on Wednesday, there will be two-hour workshops and the Klingenstein + NAIS seminar available for an additional fee ($30).

Are there key registration deadlines that I should know about?

Registration opens November 1. Deadlines are as follows:

  • Super Saver deadline is December 1
  • Early Bird deadline is January 11

Who goes to the conference?

We encourage any member of the independent school community to attend the conference, including trustees, heads of school, teachers, and anyone interested in gaining inspiration and knowledge about the field.

Where can I see a schedule or learn more about programming during AC?

You may view the schedule here

Do you offer CPE (Continuing Professional Education) credits for attending the Annual Conference?

While we don't offer actual credits or attendance certificates, we can provide a letter confirming your conference attendance. 

How does the group discount work? 

NAIS offers special group rates to those who are registering 10 or more individuals from their school. All 10+ individuals registered at the same time, will receive the discounted rate.  We encourage teams from schools to come to the conference together, attend workshops, and bring back shared experiences and knowledge to implement on campus. 

How can I become a sponsor for the conference? 

If you are interested in sponsoring during the conference, please visit this page.

My school is in the process of applying for NAIS membership, can I still register at the member rate? 

Yes, if your school is in the process of completing an application for membership, contact our membership team at [email protected] or 202-973-9700 for information on how to obtain the member discount. 

My school registration is being paid for by a third party, how do I register without having to sbutmi payment immediately? 

Please register the appropriate parties and then select to either "pay by check" or "pay by purchase order."  Checks should be issued to NAIS and sent to:

PO Box 75754
Balitmore, MD 21275-5754 

Please scan and send purchase orders to [email protected].

I have specific questions about my registration or need to make changes. Who can help? 

Please contact our reigstration partner, Maritz, for assistance at (864) 342-6259 or [email protected].  

I can't log into my NAIS account...

Your username is your email address. If you do not remember your password, please click here to reset it. 

What is the cancellation policy? 

Registration cancellations must be received via email to [email protected] by February 18, 2022, to receive a full refund less a $50 cancellation fee. All refunds will be processed by the same method presented at the time of registration. Cancellations received after February 18, 2022, as well as no shows, will be charged the full registration fee.