NCAIS: Adding Value for Independent Schools Across North Carolina
The North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS) is the recognized and respected membership organization for independent schools across the state. Schools join NCAIS to benefit from the outstanding professional learning opportunities we offer, to access a collaborative network of colleagues, to have a voice in our state legislature, and to utilize a variety of services and resources that enhance learning and save time and money.
Ongoing professional growth is essential to remaining relevant and sustainable in an ever-changing educational landscape. NCAIS professional learning provides a variety of high quality offerings that are affordable and convenient.
NCAIS keeps a watchful eye on activities in the North Carolina legislature that have the potential to impact independent education in our state. We also provide oversight at the federal level in conjunction with Council for the Advancement of Private Education (CAPE) and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).
NCAIS provides outreach and resources to articulate the value of independent education, in the larger sense, to the communities we serve, and a smaller sense to prospective families.
Sponsors & Exhibitors
Corporate sponsors play a significant role in the life of NCAIS. We offer a variety of opportunities to make connections with school decision makers as well as several options by which sponsors can maintain an ongoing presence on our website. Our sponsors are valuable members of the greater NCAIS community and are recognized throughout the year for their contributions to the Association.Learn More
Upcoming Professional Learning Opportunities
Conference for Heads and Trustees, January 14-16, Pine Needles Lodge, Southern Pines
Conference for Assistant/Associate Heads, January 30, Summit School, Winston-Salem
Conference for Business Officers, March 26-27, Asheville School, Asheville
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MISBO, founded in 1976 and restructured in 1998 as Mid-South Independent School Business Officers, is a non-profit, professional association of over 300 independent schools in the Southeast Region of the United States. MISBO provides its members opportunities for collective purchasing, information sharing and professional development. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, MISBO serves all aspects of the business operations of independent schools. For more information please visit www.misbo.com.
The North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS) is the recognized and respected membership organization for independent schools across the state. Schools join NCAIS to benefit from the outstanding professional learning opportunities we offer, to access to a collaborative network of colleagues, to have a voice in our state legislature, and to obtain access to a variety of services and resources that enhance learning and save time and money.
Please join us in congrulating Andy Clifton from Forsyth Country Day School in named one of NAIS' Teachers of the Future. In 2010, Triad Business Weekly named him its “Green Advocate of the Year” for his development of the school’s program. Last year, the National Association of Independent Schools named him one of 30 national “Teachers of the Future.”
Please take a moments to read about the 2014 Annual Educators Conference Exhibitors.
Lawrence Academy is hosting a Continuing Excellence Presentation for professional educators featuring John Rosemond. Click HERE for details.
Canterbury School's rising Third Graders have a video message from their teacher!
The Piedmont School is HAPPY! Click HERE to see their toe-tapping video.
Greensboro Montessori School’s middle school students make the news when they quizzed GOP candidates for the 6th Congressional District seat. Click HERE to read the full article.
The Duke School makes the New York Times for their successful indexed tuition program. Click HERE to read more!
Durham Academy tops the view list on YouTube with their creative school closing announcement! Click HERE to check it out!
Patrick Fiel, PVF Security Consulting, recently shared the information about a current pilot program in North Carolina and he is willing to do a pilot program at an NCAIS school. Please contact Laura Blackburn, Director of Professional Development, if you are interested in more information.