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TABS is the central hub where boarding school faculty and administrators come together to learn, share, connect, and advance our communities. Join the braintrust! Enjoy the camraderie! Don’t miss a moment.

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Thank you for considering membership

You’re striving to maintain an exceptional environment of learning, creativity, safety, and belonging. You’re leading communities within your community. You’re staying current and responding to the latest global developments. All the while… greeting daily the enthusiasm and potential of eager, talented young people. It’s a job worth doing — but you can’t do it alone.

TABS and your boarding school colleagues are here by your side. We now offer a comprehensive membership model that affords you more access to timely and topical resources, connection, and development, to help you better serve your campus communities.  See below what’s in it for you!

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EXCLUSIVE MEMBER BENEFITS

Professional Learning

Robust Programs and Welcoming Spaces to Elevate You, Your Team and Your School

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING EXCLUSIVE MEMBER BENEFITS

All-School/All-Staff Pass to TABS Virtual Annual Conference

One Pass to TABS In-Person Annual Conference for a Staff Member in a Role Focused on Residential or Student Life

One Pass to any of Six Virtual Summer Session Programs [2021 Benefit Only]

One Pass to New Heads Symposium at Annual Conference (for new Heads of School only)

Introductory Virtual Training for all Staff on Sexual Misconduct Prevention & Response

Year-round Member Rates to In-person Workshops, Seminars, and Symposia

Resource Aggregation on Best Practices

School Policy Exchange: Thousands of student and faculty policies from TABS member schools in a searchable database

Webinars from Subject Matter Experts including Recordings & Materials Archive

Online Forums and Discussion Groups defined by Administrative Role

Enrollment Assistance

Tools and Guidance to Help You Connect with Prospective Families across the Globe

ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE EXCLUSIVE MEMBER BENEFITS

Your School Profile on BoardingSchools.com, with 24/7/365 Editing Privleges

Full Inclusion in TABS Worldwide Recruitment Platform​

Member Pricing for International and Domestic In-Person Recruitment Events​

Rotating Opportunity to Participate in Head of School Family Webinar Series

Individualized Consultations on Student Recruitment Strategy, Digital Marketing, and Other Topics

Digital Brand-Building and Consumer-Marketing on Behalf of the Boarding School Category

Research & Resources

Fresh Insights to Help
Bolster Your Leadership

RESEARCH & RESOURCES EXCLUSIVE MEMBER BENEFITS

Biennial Brand Benchmark Study


Annual Data Collection Analysis of Enrollment Trends


Frequent Flash Surveys with Published Results


Periodic TABS Reports: Research on the Pressing Topics of the Day


Career Center: Post a Job or Search a Job. Basic Listings are Complimentary


Pathways Forward: The Boarding School Newsletter with Alerts, Insights and Resources


Advocacy regarding regulatory or legal threats to the sector


KeepingTABS Blog


Targeted corporate discounts, some exclusive to TABS members


Eligibility to Enroll in TABS Insurance TuitionNet Program (currently available to U.S. schools)

MEMBERSHIP DUES

The 2021-2022 dues for TABS membership are based on the number of boarding students enrolled in your school on opening day of the school year during which your application is submitted.

The fee is $43.50 per boarding student, with the minimum dues amount at $3,995 and the maximum at $11,995

Dues for schools located outside the United States are paid in US dollars.

MINIMUM MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS & ACCREDITATIONS

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North American Inquiries

SHEILA MITCHELL

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International Inquiries

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Bennies At-A-Glance

EXCLUSIVE MEMBER BENEFITS

Professional Learning

Robust Programs and Welcoming Spaces to Elevate You, Your Team and Your School

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING EXCLUSIVE MEMBER BENEFITS

All-School/All-Staff Pass to
TABS Virtual Annual Conference


One Pass to TABS In-Person Annual Conference for a School Member in a Role Focused on Residential & Student Life

Introductory Virtual Training for all Staff on Sexual Misconduct Prevention & Response

One Pass to any of Six Virtual Summer Session Programs


First Access To Full Certification In Residential Life Expertise


Member Rates to Year-round Workshops, Seminars, and Symposia


Resource Aggregation on Best Practice


Webinars from Subject Matter Experts including Recordings & Materials Archive


Forums and Discussion Groups defined by Administrative Role


Enrollment Assistance

Tools and Guidance to Help You Connect with Prospective Families across the Globe

ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE EXCLUSIVE MEMBER BENEFITS

Your School Profile on BoardingSchools.com — updates are self serve!

Full Inclusion in TABS Worldwide Recruitment Platform​

Member Pricing for International and Domestic In-Person Recruitment Fairs​

Participation in Head of School
Family Webinar Series​

Individualized Consultations on Student Recruitment Strategy, Website Productivity, Lead Nurturing and Digital Marketing 

Maintenance Level Consumer
Marketing on Behalf of the Boarding School Category​

Organized Advocacy Among
Regulatory or Legal Threats

Resources

Fresh Insights to Help
Bolster Your Leadership

RESOURCES EXCLUSIVE MEMBER BENEFITS

Biennial Brand Benchmark Study​

Annual Data Collection Analysis of Enrollment Trends​

Frequent Flash Surveys with Published Results​

TABS Reports on the Pressing Topics of the Day ​

Topical White Papers​

Career Center: Post a Job or Search a Job​

School Policy Exchange: Thousands of Policies from TABS Member Schools in a Searchable Database​

TABS Community Portal

Pathways Forward: The Boarding School Newsletter with Alerts, Insights and Resources​

KeepingTABS Blog​

Targeted Corporate Discounts​

Eligibility to Enroll in TABS Insurance TuitionNet Program​