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2024 Annual Conference

2024 Annual Conference

Sunday, October 20, 2024 at 4:00 PM (EDT) to Tuesday, October 22, 2024 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

Join peer independent school leaders at the 2024 SAIS Annual Conference. Over three days, you’ll gain new insights on timely topics such as retention & recruitment, AI, and community & connection.

With keynotes from Mesmin DestinMichelle Icard, and Grant Lichtman, plus more than 30 breakout sessions, you’ll discover new strategies for success and learn about emerging trends, all while expanding your network and connecting with other independent school leaders.

Choose from any of the four learning journeys:

  • leadership & governance
  • teaching & learning
  • community & connection
  • brand & communication

Participate in The Exchange for one-on-one insights from top-notch experts.

There will be opportunities to expand your network and connect with colleagues from peer schools. The Annual Conference is geared toward heads of school, associate/assistant heads, division heads, deans, directors, and other administrative and aspiring leaders. 

Keynote Speakers
Mesmin Destin Michelle Icard Grant Lichtman

Registration

SAIS 
Member

Non-Member 
School

Non-
School

Until Aug 9  

$550

$679

$800

Aug 10-Sept 13  

$600

$729

$850

Sept 14-Oct 4  

$650

$779

$900

After Oct 4  

$750

$879

$1,000

Sheraton Charlotte
  • Group rate: $199
  • Cut-off date: Friday, September 27, 
    or when the block is full.

 

            NOTE: SAIS does not utilize the services of a housing vendor for any events. Neither SAIS nor the hotel will call you to make reservations over the phone. Please use the above hotel links to secure your reservation directly with the hotel.

            If you receive an error message or if the block is full, please contact learn@sais.org to request that rooms be added to the block.

            Sponsors

            GOLD

            • CarterBaldwin – sponsoring notebooks
            • ISM – sponsoring water bottles & Sunday keynote

                       

            SILVER

            BRONZE

            Event Policies & Acknowledgments
            Review Event FAQs at this link.
            • For questions about event registration or special accommodations, contact abby@sais.org
            • For questions about speakers and sessions, contact elizabeth@sais.org.
            • For questions about exhibits and sponsorships, contact anna@sais.org.