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
    • January 20, 2021 From Morocco to Dubai: Engagement and Immersion with Virtual Reality 4:00 PM to 5:00 PMeSeminar
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Mimi Melkonian, The Brunswick School
      4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Audience: Middle and Upper School World Language Teachers
      Details and registration here.
      This event is eligible for ETI cohort registrants.
    • January 21, 2021 Media Literacy in Action 4:00 PM to 5:00 PMeSeminar
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Jaclyn Kahn Siegel, Winston Preparatory School
      Two sessions, Thursdays, January 21 & 28, 2021
      4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Audience: Teachers, grades 5-12
      Details and registration here.
    • January 25, 2021 How to Be an Antiracist School 4:00 PM to 5:00 PMWebinar on Zoom
      Online via zoom - 
      Audience:  Educators, Administrators, Staff, Trustees, Students
      Speaker: Ibram X. Kendi

      Details and Registration
    • January 27, 2021 Trustee Governance Conference: Strategic Thinking for Boards and Heads of School 4:00 PM to 7:00 PMZoom

      On Zoom
      Speakers: John Gulla, William Kummel, Elizabeth Denevi, Mariama Richards, Caryn Pass, Kristen Power, Suzanne Baumgarten, Mark Lauria, plus a panel of Board Chairs and Finance Chairs


      Details and registration here.

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