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Developing a Culture of Philanthropy Online Panel

December 9th, 2016 @ 11:30am EST

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Register for the 2017 National Leaders Conference - Academics

April 9 - 11, 2017.
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Leadership Institute

Register for the upcoming Spring and Summer Leadership Institute. Learn More & Register

2016 CAIS Webinar Recordings

Watch our International Fundraising, Governance Series, National Student Panel on Supporting LGBTQ+ Students, 2015 KPI Benchmarking Overview and our Review on Executing Accreditation Pilot Surveys webinars in CAIS Connect.
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2016 NLC Resources now available

Both the Catalytic Conversations on the Future of Education - Summary Report and the workshop material is now in CAIS Connect.
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New PD model

Anne-Marie speaks to moving forward with a new national PD model with the creation of one national conference. Watch the Video

The Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS) is a community of independent schools who choose to meet and exceed rigorous National Standards that inspire continuous whole school improvement.

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Developing Leaders Who Are Shaping The Future Of Education

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NLC 2017

come Learn, Connect, Lead with your colleagues across Canada

April 9-11, 2017 - Montreal, QC.

The National Leaders Conference focusses on allowing participants the chance to talk to one another. We want to strengthen your national connections. We want to create a conversation that extends beyond Montreal.

Singing Our Light

Making the CAIS

by Allan Hardy, Principal at Greenwood College School

At Greenwood, we believe strongly that students should be provided with multiple opportunities to challenge their minds, their bodies and their spirits. And now we have a spectacular artwork that demonstrates these beliefs.

"Singing the Light," by Toronto artist Sarah Hall, is 60 feet high by 18 feet wide and continuously spans five floors of our school. The central tree that stretches the length of the piece, together with the birds that come to rest within the piece and then fly off on their own, are allegories for the school community ...

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Latest Blog

Leonard Cohen and one of my best teaching moments

Teaching poetry to teenagers can be tough. I don’t remember where I got the idea from, but I used to focus on one poet a month and start each class by reading one poem. I actually read each one two times so the students had time to think about and write down their favourite line. This practice made poetry so accessible – everyone can choose one thing that they liked! ...

A blog by Anne-Marie Kee that covers topics on education, administration and parenting.

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