Provides a means to standard-based accreditation for schools preschool through grade 12.
An annual conference offers an opportunity to explore a timely
subject of importance to educators and to meet with advocates in
PAIS informs members of national and state educational legislative issues and regulations.
PAIS sponsors or co-sponsors professional development
workshops and conferences for teachers, administrators, trustees, and
other school personnel.
A website provides:
a Calendar of Events
a Career Center for schools to post available positions and for the general public to search for positions
a searchable directory of member schools with information about each school and direct links to the school
The website provides a members only password protected area containing:
information relating to state and federal compliance issues
general news and information of interest to member independent schools
The Executive Director and the PAIS Board of Directors offer an
informal consulting service for trustees and administrators of member
PAIS maintains statistics of member schools.
Members receive a directory of member schools that includes enrollment data and contact information for key administrators
For a comprehensive downloadable brochure, click here .
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS) 37 East Germantown Pike, Suite 302 • Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 610-567-2960 • Fax 610-567-2963
PAIS is an equal opportunity employer. PAIS and its member schools comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding discrimination in admissions and employment. PAIS is recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to accredit private schools in the State of Pennsylvania. PAIS is nationally recognized through the National Association of Independent Schools Commission on Accreditation.