2024 Heads Conference Tag Art


We look forward to seeing you at the 2025 Heads Conference,
January 30 & 31, Swissotel, Chicago.

Each participant must register themselves for the Heads Conference.
Each participant MUST have a contact record in the system prior to registration. 
Please see "How to Register" tab below for more information. 
Questions? Please contact programinfo@isacs.org.

Hotel Accommodations Update as of 1/8/24
The Swissotel's block of rooms is full. ISACS has secured rooms at the Radisson Blue, just steps from the Swissotel. Scroll down to "Hotel Accommodations" for a link to secure your room today. 

Heads of School let's come together! Join your peers to revive, reconnect, and strengthen your leadership muscles. Lean into the strengths of being together and learning from experts especially curated for you. Read on to learn about the excellent opportunities that await you in Chicago! 

Conference Brochure
2024 Heads Conference Brochure 

Conference Schedule At-A-Glance
2024 Schedule At-A-Glance

Dates & Times

  • Thursday, January 25: Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:00 am with breakfast, coffee, and conversation. The keynote presentation will begin at 9:15 am. 
  • Friday, January 26: The Heads Conference will conclude at 2:45 pm.

Who Should Attend
Independent school heads including interim and incoming heads.

Conference Location
The conference will take place at the Swissôtel, 323 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL.  

Keynotes & Sessions

Conference Presenters

Other Conference Offerings

2024 Heads Conference Sponsors

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Carney Sandoe


Edwards Co







Jill Goodman Consulting


Metric Marketing


Sage Dining Services




Important Conference Information

Policies for Participation

ISACS reserves the right to revoke the registration and end the participation of any registrant who does not follow the ISACS Policies & Disclaimers for Professional Learning Events..

How to Register for the Conference

To register for any ISACS event, you MUST be logged into your contact record in the new system. Each person who plans to attend must register themselves for the Heads Conference. 

Registration Fees & Details

  • $650 - head of member school
  • $750 - head of non-member school
  • These registration fees are valid until 5:00 pm on Tuesday, January 16, 2024.
  • Late fees will apply after this date.
  • Each attendee must register themselves for the Heads Conference. 
  • Registration fee includes two continental breakfasts, two banquet lunches, Thursday evening’s reception and dinner. The Thursday afternoon Choose Your Own Adventure will require pre-registration but no additional fee.
  • 2023-24 New Heads Network (NHN) Registrants Discount: Once registration opens, NHN participants will receive an email with the appropriate coupon code to use during registration for the 2024 Heads Conference. Please contact Karen Zeitlin for more details.  
  • Guest Fee:
    • Guest Fee for 1/25 Dinner: During online registration, if you plan to bring a guest there will be an option to purchase a guest ticket of $100 for the reception/dinner.

Cancellation & Questions

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be received in writing to programinfo@isacs.org by 5:00 pm, January 16, 2024 to receive a 50% refund. There will be no refunds for guest Reception/Dinner tickets. 

Any additional questions related to cancellations should also be sent to programinfo@isacs.org.

Contact programinfo@isacs.org.