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Announcements

Heads & Chairs Conference

The Conference includes workshops for new Heads and new Chairs, notable Guest Speakers, separate sessions for Heads and Chairs, and the CAIS Annual General Meeting. Several other presentations and workshops take place, which vary each year. Learn more & register here.

Leadership Institute

Prepare for senior leadership roles in independent schools with our Leadership Institute. Learn More

Online PD Webinars

Each year, we host webinars on national topics that are most relevant to our leaders. Access previously recorded webinars in CAIS Connect.

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

Fall - Spring - Summer LI

Prepare for senior leadership roles in independent schools

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2018 National Leaders Conference

April 15-17, 2018 - Montreal, QC.

Audience: Operational & Business Professionals: Admissions, Advancement, Business and Human Resource Professionals, Marketing and Communication Directors.

Keeping an Open Mind
Keeping an Open Mind

Making the CAIS

By Helen-Kay Davy, Principal of Havergal College

Technology makes things more convenient and speeds up our access to information. But it can also limit what we discover, understand and believe.

In our desire to educate our students – to give them the tools to navigate complex, sometimes contradictory systems – shouldn't we be seeking technology that opens doors rather than closes them, technology...

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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.

Learn more about our Middle School Student Leadership Camp and our Senior Student Leadership Conference.

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Online all the Time

Each year, we host webinars on national topics that are most relevant to our leaders.

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Boarding School

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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