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The Trustee Table, an NAIS podcast, provides insights and information for trustees, board chairs, and school administrators on critical governance and leadership issues. Each episode will include a discussion with an expert in the field on a specific topic or challenge facing independent schools. For more information about NAIS or any of the resources discussed, please visit www.nais.org or contact us at membership@nais.org.

The Trustee Table, an NAIS podcast, provides insights and information for trustees, board chairs, and school administrators on critical governance and leadership issues. Each episode will include a discussion with an expert in the field on a specific topic or challenge facing independent schools. For more information about NAIS or any of the resources discussed, please visit www.nais.org or contact us at membership@nais.org.
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The Trustee Table, an NAIS podcast, provides insights and information for trustees, board chairs, and school administrators on critical governance and leadership issues. Each episode will include a discussion with an expert in the field on a specific topic or challenge facing independent schools. For more information about NAIS or any of the resources discussed, please visit www.nais.org or contact us at membership@nais.org.

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Episodes

Sailing the Legal High Seas – What Every Trustee Needs to Know

3/28/2019
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In this episode, Debra Wilson, NAIS General Counsel, discusses some of the common legal issues trustees may face while serving on independent school boards, such as conflicts of interest, confidentiality, risk management, and head of school contracts and compensation. In her role at NAIS, Debra directs the organization’s government relations work, reviews and analyzes federal regulations and legislation, tracks legal trends, and coordinates independent school advocacy at the federal level....

Duration:00:24:16

Leading Change with the Trustee Trifecta - Strategy, Change Theory, and Accountabily

2/24/2019
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In this episode, Dr. Scott Bauer, professor and associate dean for advanced education and doctoral programs in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver, discusses how boards can think about planned change more strategically using research-based practices, the critical questions boards should consider before instituting change, and how to avoid common pitfalls during implementation. Before joining the faculty in SEHD, Bauer was professor and director...

Duration:00:15:14

The Effective Trustee: What Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions Do You Need to Lead?

1/16/2019
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In this first episode, Anne-Marie Balzano, Director of Governance and Leadership at NAIS, and Barbara Aaron Rosston, a strategic consultant for independent schools and nonprofits discuss the major roles and responsibilities of trustees, as well as some of the common issues members face when serving on independent school boards. About Barb Rosston - Barb has spent more than 20 years as a trustee of independent schools, including serving as Board Chair at both Keys School and Castilleja School...

Duration:00:20:48