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NAIS Member Voices focuses on the hard-working individuals that make up the independent school community. Each episode will feature a discussion with a different staff member at an NAIS member school about his or her role, challenges, successes, inspiration sources, and more. For more information about NAIS or any of the resources discussed, visit www.nais.org or contact us at membership@nais.org.

NAIS Member Voices focuses on the hard-working individuals that make up the independent school community. Each episode will feature a discussion with a different staff member at an NAIS member school about his or her role, challenges, successes, inspiration sources, and more. For more information about NAIS or any of the resources discussed, visit www.nais.org or contact us at membership@nais.org.
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NAIS Member Voices focuses on the hard-working individuals that make up the independent school community. Each episode will feature a discussion with a different staff member at an NAIS member school about his or her role, challenges, successes, inspiration sources, and more. For more information about NAIS or any of the resources discussed, visit www.nais.org or contact us at membership@nais.org.

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English


Episodes

Doug Worthen, Director of Mindfulness, Middlesex School

6/10/2018
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Doug Worthen, director of mindfulness at Middlesex School (MA), joins us to discuss his practice, what it's like living with 30 adolescent boys, and meditating while scuba diving.

Duration:00:26:23

Peter Gurt, President, Milton Hershey School

5/14/2018
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Peter Gurt, president at Milton Hershey School (PA), speaks with us about servant leadership, life at a boarding school, and his acting background.

Duration:00:31:58

Kathryn McNamee, High School Principal, St. Mary's Academy

4/9/2018
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Kathryn McNamee, high school principal at St. Mary's Academy (CO), tells us about the challenges that come with modern technology, her passion for her students, and what she's planning to do in retirement.

Duration:00:21:48

Larry Goodman, Head of School, Andrews Osborne Academy

3/12/2018
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Larry Goodman, head of school at Andrews Osborne Academy (OH), tells us why he has the best job in the world, the vital importance of creative thinking, and his dream of becoming the play-by-play announcer for the Baltimore Orioles.

Duration:00:27:49

Amani Reed, Head of School, School at Columbia University

2/12/2018
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Amani Reed, head of school at the School at Columbia University (NY), joins us to discuss his work in equity and justice, what he's baking right now, and the importance of laughing a lot.

Duration:00:36:31

Deanna Dement Myers, Director of Development, Fayerweather Street School

11/13/2017
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Deanna Dement Myers, director of development at Fayerweather Street School (MA), joins us to share her experience working in and having a child who attends an independent school, tips for development professionals, and how she learns from students of color at her school as a multi-racial administrator.

Duration:00:28:19

Marja Brandon, Head of School, Woodland School

9/11/2017
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Marja Brandon, head of school at Woodland School (California), shares stories of her Quaker upbringing, growing up with learning disorders, and the importance of a strong handshake. Marja Brandon, head of school at Woodland School (California), shares stories of her Quaker upbringing, growing up with learning disorders, and the importance of a strong handshake.

Duration:00:29:31

Crissy Caceres, Assistant Head of School, Georgetown Day School

6/12/2017
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Crissy Caceres, Assistant Head of School at Georgetown Day School (Washington, DC) joins us to discuss best practices for creating an inclusive school community, the value of social activism, and how she spends her “free time”.

Duration:00:38:43

Alex Brosowsky, Head of School, The Quaker School at Horsham

3/11/2017
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Alex Brosowsky, head of school at The Quaker School at Horsham (Pennsylvania) speaks with us about running and marketing a small school, changes he’s noticed in independent schools over time, and the need to stop and take deep breaths.

Duration:00:29:44