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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.

2018 CAIS End of Year Newsletter

A Note From Patti

by Patti MacDonald

Do you miss being in a school? This is a question that I have often been asked as I visit CAIS schools across Canada. This year I have had the opportunity to do what most educators can only dream of. I visited all of the CAIS member schools in Canada...

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by Val Pighin

CAIS has big plans this summer for the accreditation program including expanding our team. We are currently hiring for the position of Accreditation Coordinator while I move into a newly created role - Director of Research...

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Summer Institute

by Don Kawasoe

We are thrilled to welcome 119 participants and 15 expert facilitators to the CAIS Summer Leadership Institute in Victoria. Please review the CAIS Welcome letter from Patti MacDonald that includes the event schedule...

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Canadian Boarding Collective

by Fiona Parke

Six years since the inception of the Canadian Boarding Collective (CBC) and the CBC continues to offer a comprehensive and responsive program to members...

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by Margo Jakobschuk

As part of our new Strategic Plan, CAIS is committed to the continued support of national initiatives that will maximize member value and support; CAIServices is one such initiative. Developed five years...

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Middle School Leadership Camp

by Tiziana Patella & Tracy Faucher

This year’s CAIS Middle School Leadership Camp invites students to participate in “Launching into Leadership”. Students will interact with peers from...

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Senior Student Leadership Conference

by LCS Students and Staff

The question we have been asked the most since the conference wrapped up is: “Was it worth it?” Those four words hold a lot of weight, was it worth what? All the stress? The long hours?...

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