CASE-NAIS Independent Schools Conference 2024 – Sessions Jan 21st-22nd

Together, with our partners, The Briarwood School and St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, we will present at the CASE-NAIS 2024 Independent Schools Conference in Austin, Texas.

The “Getting Your Board on Board” session will be presented by Catherine Ervin, Director of Advancement, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, Yvette Rios, Chair, Board of Trustees and Capital Campaign Co-Chair, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, and Michelle Buchanan, Principal, Dini Spheris. This interactive and engaging session confirms how our institutions should think about bringing out the best in every board member. Best practices will be discussed as well as sharing stories of what works to best ignite the energy and sustain the motivation of board members.

The “Inclusive Strategic Planning – Engaging Community, Board & Peer Institutions” session will be presented by David Mendlewski, Head of School, The Briarwood School, and Alexis Thompson, Consultant, Dini Spheris. This session delves into the realities of inclusive strategic planning for independent schools. Attendees will discover proven methodologies and innovative approaches that foster a shared sense of purpose, harness collective wisdom and cultivate a strategic roadmap that drives change and achieves results.

To learn more about this conference, access this link.