Accreditation Overview

In Canada, education is provincially mandated, and CAIS Schools are required to meet Ministry requirements.

However, CAIS schools provide more. Our National Standards and Procedures are congruent with the internationally accepted criteria and model core standards adopted by the International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation (ICAISA) and updated annually based on current research and exceptional practices. The Standards Council of the CAIS Board reviews and approves all changes to the Accreditation Guidelines.

The accreditation process can be broken down in four key sections





Why Accreditation Matters

CAIS Standards & Guidelines