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Join Us

Members of the The Heads Network enjoy the benefits of a community that champions women's leadership in education. By holding seminars, hosting leaders and learners alike at our annual conference and seminars, and by offering myriad resources to our members, we seek to impact the state of education as we know it and inspire women in leadership roles.


Membership is affordable and invaluable. Submit an application below and join us.

Membership criteria


Schools applying for membership in The Heads Network must:


  • Be current members of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the Canadian Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), or be accredited by one of the member NAIS accrediting bodies or by one of the six federally recognized school/college accrediting bodies

  • Support the Mission and Core Tenets of The Heads Network

Membership dues


Annual dues for The Heads Network are based on a school's total student enrollment. Member schools are represented by the Head of School and one additional designee. Dues for the 2023-2024 academic year are as follows:

  • Schools with an enrollment of 1 to 299 students: $995

  • Schools with an enrollment of 300 to 599 students: $1,155

  • Schools with an enrollment of 600 to 899 students: $1,310

  • Schools with an enrollment of 900 to 1199 students: $1,470

  • Schools with an enrollment of 1200 students and above: $1,625

Process for Membership

The Process for Membership is as follows:

  1. Fill out the application below and attach your school's mission.

  2. The Heads Network Executive Director will then submit your application to the Board of Trustees for their endorsement.

  3. A a new school member, you will then submit your annual dues based on your school's total enrollment.

We are so very pleased to have your school apply for membership and look forward to welcoming you and working with you in support of our mission and on behalf of the students in our schools.


Please feel free to contact Executive Director Jen Evers any questions or assistance you may need.

Application for membership

The school holds membership of The Heads Network. The Head of School or Chief Executive Officer of any eligible independent school in the United States, its territories, or Canada, is the principal member as the representative from that school. Principal members are expected to attend at least one Annual Conference every three years. They may also designate one additional staff/faculty member as a secondary representative of the school.

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