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Register for the CAIS National Leaders Conference

Register today to join us virtually on April 12-16 for the 2021 National Leaders Conference: Positive Transformation: Reframing our Relevance.

This year we are offering two distinct conference experiences - one for Academic leaders and one for Operations leaders - all for one school fee with unlimited attendees! Find out more here.

COVID-19 Resources & School Samples

CAIS members can view up to date COVID-19 resources and school samples here.

Membership Fees

Candidate and Member School Fees

The same fees apply for both Candidate and Member schools:

  • The membership fees for CAIS are based on the number of students enrolled in your school
  • The Annual Fee per student is $20.50 (Minimum fee of $3200)
  • Schools are invoiced semi-annually in July and January

In addition to the membership fees, schools are invoiced annually in July for the Heads & Chairs Conference. Attendance is an expectation of Candidate and Member schools. The current registration fee is $990, and includes participation of both the Head of School and Chair.

An additional fee is required for Member schools in the Canadian Boarding Collective. These fees follow a tiered structure based on the school's total boarding student enrolment.

There may be additional fees relating to specific services and events. Candidate/Member rates are available in the program descriptions.

Applicant School Fees

The Application Fee of $1000 is payable at the time of the application. Applicant schools also cover the travel costs associated with the Candidate Review Visit.

Further information regarding the application for CAIS membership can be found in the Membership Application Package.

Benefits of Membership

Why should schools join CAIS?