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National Leaders Conference

The 2019 National Leaders Post Conference Call for Workshop Proposals are open until December 7. Apply here.

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 members and non-members can purchase a hard copy here. And CAIS members can also view the full PDF in CAIS Connect here.

2016 CAIS Fall Newsletter

Pheoby, you got to go there to know there

by Anne-Marie Kee

Anne-Marie Kee evaluates our PD programs and reminds us of upcoming CAIS events and why we need to “go there”. You may be surprised…

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by Val Pighin

This fall, CAIS conducted five accreditation reviews. Four of the five host schools utilized the 2015 Accreditation Guidelines, which were revised in August 2016...

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Leadership Development

by Sheri Little

This fall CAIS organized two Leadership Institutes, one of them being a pilot event for the Accreditation module taught by Peter Sturrup, Head of School at Pickering College...

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National Leaders Conference

by Philip Lloyd

Do you want to come to Montreal and take part in the largest gathering of CAIS academic leaders?...

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Online All The Time

by Jeremy Barr

We are excited to be entering our third year providing member schools relevant online professional development that is both national and timely...

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by Karen Flindall

Each year CAIS is committed to conducting research into areas of strategic relevance, that will ensure the strength and permanence of CAIS schools, shaping the future of education...

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Canadian Boarding Collective

by Fiona Parke

This year is the third consecutive year we have seen an overall increase in the total number of boarding students attending CAIS Boarding Schools. With over 4,600 boarding students from 103 countries around the world, enrolment continues to grow and diversify within the Canadian Boarding Collective (CBC)...

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Student Leadership

by Philip Lloyd

This year's Middle School Leadership Camp gave over 100 students from across 20 CAIS schools the unique opportunity to develop their budding leadership potential in a beautiful setting surrounded by like-minded peers...

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CAIS Welcomes New Board Members

We would like to welcome Marc Ayotte, Deryn Lavell, Denise Burke and John Wray to the CAIS Board...

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