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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Not Just a Visitor: The Life of John Chubb

"John didn’t simply visit our world. He left an enduring legacy that will continue to change the lives of students for many years to come — from his work as a visionary with his research, bold writing, and speeches to, more recently, his time as president of NAIS, where he set an audacious course that will live on even as he does not."

As we mourn the loss of NAIS President John Chubb, author and NAIS trustee Michael Horn remembers John’s grace, magnanimity, infectious smile, and devotion to creating opportunity for all students. 
John Chubb

John E. Chubb, Education Researcher and National Private School Leader, Dies
Arianna Prothero, Education Week
"John E. Chubb, a prominent education researcher and the president of the National Association of Independent Schools, died Nov. 12. He was 61 years old. Prior to taking the reins at NAIS in 2013, Chubb wore multiple hats in the education world as a teacher at Stanford University, as a founder of Edison Schools, an education management company, and as a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, among many other roles."

A Message from the NAIS Board of Trustees

On behalf of the NAIS board, Chair Katherine Dinh shares with members the sad news about the passing of NAIS President John Chubb. "As we work to fulfill our mission to 'empower independent schools and the students they serve' on a daily basis," Dinh states, "we are grateful for the time NAIS had with John Chubb."

Funeral Information

So that all who would like to attend or participate may do so, here is information about funeral services, condolences, and memorial donations.

A Selection of John's Blogs 
John was a prolific writer. Known nationally for his research and books, he wrote a regular blog at NAIS that aimed to start conversations among members. Read some of his most popular posts.
Remembering John

During his travels for NAIS, John visited hundreds of independent schools. Here’s one memory from a trip to Cambridge Montessori School (Massachusetts) in October 2013.

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