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2051 Challenge

Register for the 2051 Challenge on April 7-9, 2017 in Montreal. Learn more here. And view the past work of 2051 here.

Register for the 2017 National Leaders Conference - Academics

April 9 - 11, 2017.
Register here

Leadership Institute

Register for the upcoming Spring and Summer Leadership Institute. Learn More & Register

2016 CAIS Webinar Recordings

Watch our International Fundraising, Governance Series, National Student Panel on Supporting LGBTQ+ Students, 2015 KPI Benchmarking Overview and our Review on Executing Accreditation Pilot Surveys webinars in CAIS Connect.
Access webinars here

Register for upcoming webinars here

2016 NLC Resources now available

Both the Catalytic Conversations on the Future of Education - Summary Report and the workshop material is now in CAIS Connect.
Access the Summary Report and Workshop Material

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!

Become a Member


In a country where education is a provincial jurisdiction, our national organization encourages schools to provide more than the provincial requirements in terms of programs and opportunities for students.

Benefits of Membership


  • A recognized status assuring adherence to 12 National Standards
  • An external review process that acts as a catalyst for change
  • Drives continuous whole school improvement

Professional Development & Career Resources

  • Conferences
  • Leadership Institute & Next Step Diploma
  • Access to online training
  • Job posting on our highly visited Career Board


  • Annual and Ad Hoc Research Projects
  • Research Grants
  • CAIS Connect - Resource Center

Communities & Volunteer Opportunities

  • Access to National Networks and share knowledge
  • Volunteer opportunities

Become a CAIS Member

This package includes criteria and guidelines for membership as well as application requirements

Learn more about becoming a member

Application Process

Guidelines & Fees

Affiliate Associations

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