MISSION STATEMENT

The New York State Association of Independent Schools promotes the independence, well-being and public understanding of, and respect for, New York independent schools and serves as an accrediting body chartered by the New York State Board of Regents.

NYSAIS ORGANIZATIONAL PRINCIPLES

In order to accomplish its mission, the New York State Association of Independent Schools:

  • Establishes the criteria which reflect the values and best educational practices for evaluating and accrediting member schools.

  • Promotes professional growth of teachers, administrators, and trustees through workshops, conferences, and exchanges.
  • Informs and counsels the leadership at member schools in matters of legislation and regulation.
  • Facilitates the development of cooperative projects among member schools and between member schools and public schools.
  • Fosters mutually beneficial relations with the New York State Education Department, the National Association of Independent Schools, other educational associations, and the general public.
  • Informs member schools about significant practices and developments in independent education.
  • Provides such other services as will benefit the member schools and the communities they serve.

Approved by the NYSAIS Board of Trustees on November 2, 2011

 

NYSAIS Events Registration
    • July 12, 2021 Sports and Social Justice Off the Field 9:00 AM to 10:30 AMeSeminar
      This event will meet over three days: July 12-14, 2021 from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Christopher Hayes, Associate Director of Athletics, The Chapin School
      Audience: PE Teachers, Athletic Administrators, History Teachers, All educators with interest in sports

      Details and registration here.
    • July 12, 2021 Context and Conversation: A Crash Course in Talking about Anti-Asian Violence 11:00 AM to 12:00 PMeSeminar
      11 a.m.-12 noon
      Online via zoom
      Presenters: Nayantara Mhatre, Middle School Dean of Students, The Calhoun School; Morika Tsujimura, Math and Science Teacher, Grace Church School; Arhm Wild, Director of the Progressive Teaching Institute, MS/US Diversity Coordinator, Ethical Culture Fieldston School
      Audience: All educators

      Details and registration here.
    • July 12, 2021 Embodying Our Anti-Racist Values at School 1:00 PM to 3:00 PMeSeminar
      This event will meet over four days: July 12-15, 2021 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Lauren Porosoff, Empower Forwards
      Audience: All educators, including teachers, staff members, and administrators

      Details and registration here.
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