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Announcements

CAIS Events / COVID-19 Updates

Professional Development and Student event statuses are in flux as we respond to the guidance of health officials. View our event updates here.

Apply to the CAIS Strategic Change Accelerator

The CAIS Strategic Change Accelerator provides the guidance and support for school teams planning important innovative change. Learn more here.

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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Prepare for senior leadership roles in independent schools

News Update

CAIS Event Updates

Professional Development and Student event statuses are in flux as we respond to the guidance of health officials. View our event updates here.

Governance Guide

Strengthen Your School Leadership

CAIS values the constant and deliberate quest for excellence, and we recognize the vital leadership role that governors play, in partnership with Heads, in the success of our schools. We want all of our schools to have strong Heads who focus on supporting the students of the present, but we also want strong Boards that focus on supporting the students of the future.

The Governance Guide include new learning on a number of areas, including Human Resources, Risk Management, Head Transitions, and Consent Agendas.

CAIS Students

National Student Leadership Opportunities

Students at CAIS Schools are changing the schools they learn in, communities they live in, and the world around them.

Register for the upcoming Middle School Leadership Camp and learn more about the Senior Student Leadership Conference.

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CAIS Connect

CAIS is committed to sharing resources to help our schools continuously improve, meet the National Standards, and ensure educational excellence.

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Boarding Schools

Canada is home to many of the best schools in the world, and our 27 CAIS Boarding Schools represent the best of the best.

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