A core commitment of NCAIS is to offer relevant and intentional professional development opportunities to NCAIS constituents. We have various virtual opportunities, single-day workshops, and multi-day conferences listed below. 

September 29, 2023 | Student Wellness: Recovering from Adolescence, Interrupted | Greensboro Day School 

October 7, 2023, January 20, & April 13, 2024 | Leadership Institute | Greensboro

October 19-20, 2023 | Administrators of Color Conference | Ravenscroft School 

October 25, 2023 | Early Childhood Educators Conference | Caldwell Academy, Greensboro

October 27 & November 3, 2023 | Cybersecurity 101 WorkshopVirtual
Each fall, ATLIS hosts a virtual two-day cybersecurity workshop for independent school leaders. Based upon the ATLIS Cybersecurity Recommendations for Independent Schools, this workshop provides attendees with a basic understanding of the cybersecurity landscape in independent schools and how to establish and promote a standard of care in their schools to keep them safe. 

November 13, 2023 | Academic Leadership Conference | Charlotte Latin School 

December 1, 2023 | Essential Coaching Skills for Senior Leaders | Downtown Winston-Salem

December 7, 2023 | Young Adult Literature Symposium (Grades 8-12) | Virtual 

December 8, 2023 | College Counselors Conference | Duke University

January 10-12, 2024 Heads, Trustees, CFOs & Advancement Directors Conference | Pinehurst Resort

January 31, 2024 | Lower School Educators Conference | Palisades Episcopal School

February 1, 2024 | Christian School Leadership Summit | GRACE Christian School
February 8-9, 2024 | Women in Leadership Conference | Saint Mary's School
February 9, 2024 | Neurodiversity Conference | Hill Learning Center
February 13, 2024 | Small to Mid-sized Schools Summit | O'Neal School
February 28, 2024 | Middle & Upper School Conference: Grading for Equity | Cannon School
March 8, 2024 | Advanced Coaching and Feedback Skills | Greensboro
April 15, 2024 | Business Office Conference | Charlotte Country Day School
April 16, 2024 | School Safety & Security Summit | Trinity Episcopal School
April 16, 2024 | K-8 Children's Literature Symposium | Virtual
May 2, 2024 | Advancement Conference | Forsyth Country Day School

If you have difficulty registering for a conference or finding your invoice,
don't hesitate to get in touch with Rebecca Slay at 704-461-1812 or [email protected] 

NCAIS Board Approved Cancellation Policy:
All attendees receive a full refund if they cancel at least two weeks before an in-person event, and a 50% refund if they cancel one week before the event; no refunds thereafter. All refunds are subject to a 15% administrative fee. No refunds for virtual events that are recorded for later viewing. 

Financial Assistance:  NCAIS has a modest amount of financial assistance available. Please do not hesitate to ask if that would be helpful.

Because of the strong support of our sponsors and exhibitors, we are able to offer affordable professional development opportunities to our schools. We encourage you to review our Sponsor Directory and support those organizations as they have supported our community. For those representing organizations with services and products that would benefit our schools, we encourage you to visit the link below: 

Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities