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Upcoming Events

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April 2024

Financial Series: Discounting & Financial Aid - Spring Session

This virtual workshop, hosted in three-hour sessions across three days, will support schools in their work to reach their accessibility goals.
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Innovation Sprint
April 2024

Demand-Side Innovation for Advancement - Spring Session

In this three-hour sprint on April 23, your team will learn how to use insights from the Donor Jobs research to reimagine your stewardship, fundraising, and communication efforts.
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June 2024

Strategy Lab: Leading Modern Learning

This in-person workshop, hosted across two days, will support schools to rethink pedagogical approaches and align their school systems for the future.
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How We Work Together

Our Innovation Team supports schools in solving pressing challenges and seizing the right opportunities in order to live their missions and secure sustainable futures. Our team provides resources, experiences, and networks that enhance, design, connect, build, and collaborate.


Enhance innovation cultures


Develop skills for project-level innovation designs


Connect innovation designs to current realities and strategic visions


Build capacity for effective implementation of innovation designs


Expand opportunities for cross-school collaboration

The Strategy Lab Experience

Get a sneak peek at the Strategy Lab experience from NAIS staff and past Strategy Lab participants.

A Community of Innovators

Want to attend a Strategy Lab workshop or test some of our resources? Click below to get involved or email for more information.
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