Invitation to Cover: National Association of Independent Schools Annual Conference
Credentialed writers and editors are invited to cover the Annual Conference of the National Association of Independent Schools. The conference will address: How private K-12 schools can survive and thrive during a recession, Change management, Inclusive leadership, Maintaining student engagement and motivation, Trends in school fund-raising, The role of technology in schools.
Adapt, Survive, Thrive:
Unleashing the Superpowers Within
February 24 – 26, 2010
San Francisco, California
More than 3,500 educators will convene in San Francisco for the annual conference of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) February 24 – 26, 2010. The conference, focused on how private K-12 schools can survive and thrive, particularly during a recession, the conference will also address:
Maintaining student engagement and motivation
Trends in school fund-raising
The role of technology in schools
Affordability in private education
New business models for private schools
Major speakers at the conference include:
On Being Fearless
Thursday, February 25, 9:30–11:00 PM
Cofounder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington will speak on how to turn difficult times into opportunities for growth.
As the Future Catches You — The Impact of the Genetic, Digital, and Knowledge Revolutions
Friday, February 26, 9:30–11:00 AM
Founding director of Harvard Business School’s Life Sciences Project, Juan Enriquez will explain which advances in the life sciences will matter most and why.
Courage in a Time of Corruption
Friday, February 26, 3:00–4:00 PM
Director of the Moral Courage Project at New York University, which develops young leaders who will challenge conformity and champion creativity, Manji will speak about courage amid corruption.
Credentialed writers and editors interested in attending the conference should contact Myra McGovern, NAIS director of public information (email@example.com or 202-973-9717), for a complimentary press pass. Please respond by Monday, February 22, 2010.
The National Association of Independent Schools (www.nais.org) is a membership organization for 1,400 schools in the US and internationally. Independent schools are non-profit private schools governed by boards of trustees and financed through tuition, charitable contributions, and endowment income.