Darlington Dean of College Guidance Sam Moss ('63), Associate Dean Ivy Brewer, and Dean of Students for Global Education Tara Inman will be featured presenters at The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)/ National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Global Symposium in New Orleans on April 17.
Moss and Brewer will present a session titled “Serving International Students in the College Admissions Process.” Joining them in the presentation will be Cheryl Barber, director of college counseling at Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School. Inman will present a session titled “Cultivating and Stewarding International Constituents in Annual Giving.” The Symposium will bring together school leaders, educators, and experts to explore current practices and promising ways forward in global education.
NAIS, the National Association of Independent Schools, a is the nation's premier professional association of private and independent schools. NAIS is a nonprofit membership association that provides services to more than 1,800 schools and associations in the United States and abroad, including more than 1,500 independent private K-12 schools in the U.S.
TABS, the Association of Boarding Schools, serves college-preparatory boarding schools in the United States, Canada, around the globe. The Association leads a domestic and international effort to promote awareness and understanding of boarding schools and to expand the applicant pool for member institutions. TABS is the comprehensive, indispensable resource for educators seeking training, research, guidance, and support on all issues pertaining to the residential school experience. TABS is the voice for independent boarding schools, their historical contribution to our world, and the current and compelling benefits of living and learning in an academic community.
Both Moss and Brewer are frequent presenters at educational professional conferences. Moss is past chairman of the Board of Trustees of ACCIS, the Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools, and former president of SACAC, the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling. Brewer has recently completed her term on the SACAC Board of Directors and chair of the Professional Development Committee. Inman has vast experience in global education and in the recruiting of international students for Darlington.