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by Jerrold Gleason I 7 min read

What does NAIS do for SSS?

NAIS collaborates with SSS in the interest of improving financial aid solutions to schools that are reflective of NAIS standards of best practice in financial aid management. NAIS relies upon the advice and guidance of a volunteer group of private school financial aid practitioners to shape the Methodology.

What is the Parents Financial Statement (PFS)?

The Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS), completed online in the SSS Family Portal, is your gateway to financial aid from the nation’s leading private and independent schools.

What is the history of the NAIS?

The origins of the service and the methodology began in the mid-1950’s with a coalition of independent boarding schools that later entrusted NAIS to operate the service in 1968.

What is Nanais’ methodology?

NAIS relies upon the advice and guidance of a volunteer group of private school financial aid practitioners to shape the Methodology. This advisory group reflects and supports leadership to schools in developing sound financial aid policies and best practices.

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Kindergarten

An enormous amount of learning takes place in the first few years of a child’s life, and it is at this time that the greatest care must be implemented to ensure that all children progress and move in the right direction.

Middle School

This is a time of transition; physically, socially, emotionally and intellectually.

What is NAIS financial aid?

NAIS relies upon the advice and guidance of a volunteer group of private school financial aid practitioners to shape the Methodology. This advisory group reflects and supports leadership to schools in developing sound financial aid policies and best practices. It works to promote greater access to private education though a strong need-based financial aid methodology. In its work, this advisory group strives to: 1 Uphold and promote the principles of need-based financial assistance in private elementary, middle, and secondary schools 2 Maintain the integrity and validity of the Methodology 3 Support NAIS’s efforts to provide relevant research and data that advances strategic thought leadership in issues of financial aid and affordability to the broader private school community.

When did NAIS start?

The origins of the service and the methodology began in the mid-1950’s with a coalition of independent boarding schools that later entrusted NAIS to operate the service in 1968. In 2016, NAIS entered into a collaboration with Education Brands (now Community Brands), whereby NAIS maintains stewardship of the methodology used in ...

How often does the NAIS advisory task force look for new members?

The Advisory Task Force traditionally looks for two or three new members every two or three years. To be considered for this NAIS task force, potential nominees should meet the following general requirements:

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