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Leadership Institute

Watch the welcome remarks and speeches from the 2016 Summer LI. Watch Here

2016 CAIS Webinar Recordings are now available

Watch our Governance Series, our National Student Panel on Supporting LGBTQ+ Students, our 2015 KPI Benchmarking Overview and our Review on Executing Accreditation Pilot Surveys
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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

2015 CAIS Accreditation Guidelines

Review the new CAIS Accreditation Guidelines that are being piloted this school year. We welcome your feedback!

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

Sping - Summer - Fall LI

Prepare for senior leadership roles in independent schools

CAIS Governance Webinar Series

Respecting the Rights of Transgender Students

Examine best practices for supporting and accommodating trans students in an independent school setting. The session also reviews the definitions of gender identity and gender expression under the Ontario Human Rights Code and will discusses steps that schools should take to make students feel accepted and included.

Neuchâtel Junior College Celebrates 60 Years

Making the CAIS

Neuchâtel Junior College - Bill Boyer, Head of School.

"We have many of the same concerns as other CAIS schools," says Neuchâtel's Head of School, Bill Boyer, "and that includes refreshing our facilities, fundraising, and ensuring a compelling education inside – and especially outside – the classroom."

"What is unique about our school is that we renew our entire student body every year. We offer Grade 12 only, and so each and every year we see a new group of students. That has its challenges and its pleasures."...

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Latest Blog

Where do Middle School Students Learn Best?

At our upcoming Heads and Chairs Meeting in Ottawa, our theme is Place, Pedagogy and Purpose, and we will have an Architects Panel. This question will be part of our conversation. But for now, I have reason to believe they learn best outdoors. Last week, over 100 Middle School Students from CAIS schools across the country gathered at Camp Onondaga ...

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

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