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
    • October 4, 2021 Beginning Teachers Institute 2021-22 9:00 AM to 3:00 PMeSeminars on Zoom
      An institute from Oct. 4, 2021-April 18, 2022; monthly online sessions with closing session in person in April.
      Audience:  Classroom and Assistant/Associate Teachers in their first or second year
      SOLD OUT!
      Details and Registration here
    • October 6, 2021 THINK EQUAL: A Global Early Years SEL & Social Justice Intervention 4:00 PM to 5:00 PMeSeminar
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Leslee Udwin, Think Equal Founder & Executive Chair
      4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Target Audience: Lower School Educators in all roles

      Details and registration here.
    • October 7, 2021 The Addiction Inoculation 4:00 PM to 5:00 PMeSeminar
      Online via zoom
      Presenter: Jess Lahey, Author and Educator
      4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Target Audience: K-12 Teachers, Staff, and Administrators 

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