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Register for the 2017 National Leaders Conference - Academics

April 9 - 11, 2017.
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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!


Candidate School Requirements

Candidates are required to meet all of the CAIS Membership Guidelines as well as the following criteria:

  • Candidates have up to three years to complete the full accreditation process, including the Visiting Committee review;
  • Candidates do not vote at the Annual General Meeting;
  • Annual membership fees begin upon acceptance as a Candidate and are pro-rated on a calendar basis;
  • Candidates are required to meet the CAIS Policy on Usage of Logo.


As a Candidate, the school will be entered into the National Accreditation Calendar and be scheduled for its first full accreditation review. As noted in the criteria above, the review must be scheduled to take place within three years of acceptance as a Candidate. CAIS’ Accreditation Coordinator will contact the school to confirm a date that is suitable.


Achieving Accredited Member Status



In order to have the school’s status changed to Accredited Member, the school is not only required to undergo the full accreditation process within three years of becoming Candidate, but it must also successfully meet all of the CAIS National Standards. This is in accordance with the Membership Guidelines.

Should it be determined in the accreditation review that a Candidate school is not meeting any number of CAIS National Standards, the Candidate school will have one year to successfully address the recommendations within the Standards Not Met. For more information, please review the Accreditation Overview.



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