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About NAES

Our 50th Anniversary

Celebrate with us in 2014-2015!

NAES 50th Anniversary LogoMay 28, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation and incorporation of NAES. Throughout this academic year, we'll be celebrating, honoring, and remembering our ministry with and on behalf of the nearly 1,200 Episcopal schools, early childhood education programs, and school establishment efforts.

Bookmark this page and return periodically to learn more about 50th anniversary events.

Follow #naes50th on Facebook and Twitter for notifications and live event updates!

We look forward to seeing you, hearing from you, and celebrating with you!

50th Anniversary Gathering Fund

For 50 years, NAES has gathered with our members to learn, share best practices, and draw support and hope from our collective vision. At this milestone, we invite you to gather resources with us for our shared future of excellence through association.

Make a gift or learn more about the 50th Anniversary Gathering Fund

50 Days to 50 Years

April 9–May 28, 2015 • Social Media Event on Twittter & Facebook

As part of our 50th anniversary celebration in 2014-2015, NAES is planning a Twitter and Facebook social media event in the fifty days leading into our actual birthday on May 28, 2015. It's designed to showcase our member schools and how they live out their missions and ministries as Episcopal schools.

Learn how your school can participate in 50 Days to 50 Years!


We planning some great parties during each of these events. So join us at one or more of these fêtes during our anniversary year!

2015 NAIS Annual Conference

February 25–27, 2015 • Boston, Massachusetts

Exhibit Hall Booth 811

Reception • Friday, February 27 • 5:30 p.m.
St. Botolph Room, Boston Marriott Copley Place

78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church

June 25-July 3, 2015 • Salt Lake City, Utah


As part of our celebrations, we'll be honoring both individuals and schools for their support of and service to Episcopal schools and NAES.

Laura Walker and Peter Cheney to Be Honored at Biennial Conference 2014

50-Year and 25-Year Member Schools to Be Saluted at Biennial Conference 2014


From the Archives

Each month in Network, our member e-newsletter, we'll be reprinting an entire article or thought-piece from our archives. Whether they are germane to today's Episcopal school world or illuminate a particular point in our collective history, we promise the pieces will be important reads from key figures in the life of NAES, and some folks you may not remember!