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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!


Meet the Team

Contact Information

  • Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS)
  • 264 Welland Avenue
  • 2nd Floor, Suite P
  • St. Catharines, ON L2R 2P8
  • (905) 684 5658

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Patti MacDonald

Patti MacDonald

Executive Director
Val Pighin

Val Pighin

Accreditation Coordinator
Fiona Parke

Fiona Parke

Director of Outreach - CAIS Boarding Schools
Margo Jakobschuk

Margo Jakobschuk

Business Coordinator
Isabelle Paradis

Isabelle Paradis

Communications Coordinator & Graphic Designer
Elizabeth Chambers

Elizabeth Chambers

Professional Learning Coordinator
Karen Flindall

Karen Flindall

Research Coordinator
Tracey Nolan

Tracey Nolan

Executive Assistant
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