CAIS Annual Conference on Governance, 2023

Connecticut Association of Independent Schools
  • Pre-Registration Required
  • online
  • Posted 1 year ago


When : Thursday, September 21 - Friday, September 22, 2023
Where : online
Topics : Governance, Stewardship, Leadership, Finance, Advancement, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Cost : CAIS member school pricing: $130 per person for registrants 1-4 / $600 all-access pass for 5-or-more registrants


Who: This annual conference is for new trustees and experienced ones, heads of school, and senior administrators.

What: The Annual Conference on Governance features opportunities to learn about good governance practice; the current employment market; the board/chair relationship, the State of Connecticut, fundraising, the fiduciary and legal responsibilities of the board; becoming an anti-racist institution, and much more.

When: Thursday, September 21, 12:45 – 4:00 PM and Friday, September 22, 9:00 – 12:00 PM

Where: online

The event will feature a Thursday keynote: Untempered Mortar: Building Stronger Foundations for Inclusive, Sustainable, and Diverse Leadership, by Staci Seeley, Managing Director at Storbeck Search | Diversified Search Group. 

And a Friday keynote by Heather Hoerle, Executive Director of Enrollment Management Association (EMA), who will share an update on Connecticut enrollment trends from EMA’s State of the Industry report.

Participants will also choose from 12 concurrent sessions on topics ranging from sessions for different demographics, including Strategic Small School Governance for a New Era and Risk Management for Boarding Schools to general topics appropriate for all independent school trustees, such as Good Governance: Roles and Legal Responsibilities for Board Members and Ask A Panel of Heads the Question You’d Like to Ask Your Own.


Location online