NYSAIS Application Process

Before applying, Schools must meet the following criteria. The applying school must:

  • be a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization
  • hold a certificate of Absolute Charter from the State of New York (resources available upon request)
  • have been operating for at least five years at the time of application.

If the school meets these criteria:

  1. The Head of School must email a completed application form with the supporting documents to Maria Flores Seibert (maria@nysais.org).
  2. Please contact Maria Flores Seibert for an application form and checklist of required documents. 
  3. The NYSAIS Executive Director will contact the applying Head of School concerning the category of membership available to the school, and the procedure for application.
  4. The Executive Director and members of the NYSAIS Board of Trustees will schedule a visit to the school.
  5. The report of the school visit is added to the written application for the consideration of the NYSAIS Board of Trustees Membership Committee at its next meeting.
  6. School membership requires a vote of the Board of Trustees, and membership acceptances will be sent following the meeting at which the vote is taken.

Questions? Call or email Maria Flores Seibert: maria@nysais.org, 518-694-5500

NYSAIS Events Registration
    • July 23, 2019 Divisional Leadership Institute Carey Conference Center

      Carey Institute for Global Good

      Rensselaerville, NY
      Tuesday, July 23 - Thursday, July 25, 2019



    • September 23, 2019 Trustee Governance Workshop 2019 5:00 PM to 8:00 PMAbraham Joshua Heschel School30 W End Ave, New York, NY 10023    map
      Speakers:  Mark Lauria and others TBA
    • September 24, 2019 Workshop for New Department Chairs 8:30 AM to 3:00 PMFriends Seminary

      222 E 16th St, New York, NY 10003 - map  Please use the West entrance, closer to 3rd Ave.

      Presenters - Elissa Krebs, English Dept. Head, Packer-Collegiate Institute; Hassan Wilson, Assistant Head of Upper School, Friends Seminary; Jennifer Bryan, Consultant, TeamFinch Consulting

      Grades 5-12

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