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Register for the CAIS National Leaders Conference

Register today to join us virtually on April 12-16 for the 2021 National Leaders Conference: Positive Transformation: Reframing our Relevance.

This year we are offering two distinct conference experiences - one for Academic leaders and one for Operations leaders - all for one school fee with unlimited attendees! Find out more here.

COVID-19 Resources & School Samples

CAIS members can view up to date COVID-19 resources and school samples here.

Spring Leadership Institute

The CAIS Diploma in Independent School Leadership is designed to prepare participants for senior leadership roles in independent schools, particularly for Headships, by providing courses in aspects of independent schools rarely experienced by teachers. It is expected that candidates will discuss participation with their Head of School.

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Please note that both the Faculty Culture and Finance modules are now full. You can select 'Waiting List' in the module section. You will not be charged a fee for the 'Waiting List'


  • Participants may register for one module 
  • Participants must attend all sessions 
  • A minimum of 10 participants is required for each module

Dates for all Modules (participants must attend all dates):

  • April 26 (12:00 - 4:30 p.m. ET)
  • April 28 (3:30 - 8:00 p.m. ET)
  • May 1 (12:00 - 4:30 p.m. ET)

Session Format: Virtual via Zoom.
Module Fees: CAIS Member & Candidate schools: $360.00 per module. Non-Member schools: $570.00 per module.

Please contact Shannon Byck, Conference Manager & Interim Professional Learning Coordinator, with any questions.

Modules Offered