A core commitment of NCAIS is to offer relevant and intentional professional development opportunities to NCAIS constituents. We have various virtual opportunities, single-day workshops, and multi-day conferences listed below. 


April 13, 2024 | Leadership Institute | Greensboro
April 15, 2024 | Business Office Conference | Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte
April 16, 2024 School Safety & Security Summit | Trinity Episcopal School, Charlotte
April 16, 2024 K-8 Children's Literature Symposium | Virtual


May 2, 2024 Advancement & Admissions Conference | Forsyth Country Day School, Lewisville

Leadership Development Opportunities
Sept 26-27, Oct 24-25, & Nov 14-15 | Thought Partner Certification Course with Michelle Bostian | Downtown Winston Salem
October 18, December 6, & March 7 | Leadership Institute | Greensboro

October 3-4, 2024 | Administrators of Color Conference | Forsyth Country Day School, Lewisville
October 10-11, 2024 | Experiential Learning Conference | Outdoor Academy, Pisgah Forest
October 17-18, 2024 | Honors Band (MS/US) | Wake Forest University
October 17-18, 2024 | Honors Chorus (US) | UNC Wilmington 

November 6, 2024 | Early Childhood Educators Conference | Downtown Winston Salem

December 5, 2024 | Academic Leaders Conference | Durham Academy, Durham
December 10, 2024 | College Counselors Workshop | Elon University, Elon

January 10, 2025 | Middle & Upper School Conference | Westchester Country Day, High Point
January 15-17, 2025 | Heads, Trustees and CFO's Conference | Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst

February 6-7, 2025 | Women in Leadership Conference | Saint Mary's School, Raleigh

March 14, 2025 | NCAIS Innovate: AI in Education | Forsyth Country Day School, Winston Salem
March 21, 2025 | School Safety & Security Summit | Ravenscroft School, Raleigh
March 28, 2025 | Diversity & Inclusion Conference | Guilford College, Greensboro

If you have difficulty registering for a conference or finding your invoice,
don't hesitate to get in touch with Rebecca Slay at 704-461-1812 or [email protected] 

NCAIS Board Approved Cancellation Policy:
All attendees receive a full refund if they cancel at least two weeks before an in-person event, and a 50% refund if they cancel one week before the event; no refunds thereafter. All refunds are subject to a 15% administrative fee. No refunds for virtual events that are recorded for later viewing. 

Financial Assistance:  NCAIS has a modest amount of financial assistance available. Please do not hesitate to ask if that would be helpful.

Because of the strong support of our sponsors and exhibitors, we are able to offer affordable professional development opportunities to our schools. We encourage you to review our Sponsor Directory and support those organizations as they have supported our community. For those representing organizations with services and products that would benefit our schools, we encourage you to visit the link below: 

Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities