Recognized Association Members

ICAISA commends and confirms confidence in the quality of the accreditation programs of our recognized members. These ICAISA Members have voluntarily submitted to a rigorous and impartial review of their accreditation programs and have demonstrated adherence to the ICAISA Criteria for Effective Accreditation Practices.

Learn more about the value of accreditation from our recognized members.

The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) joined ICASA because of the sharing of best practices and the strong professional network of K-12 accreditors. The interaction with fellow accreditors is the best professional development for accreditation leaders

– Barry Groves, Executive Director, WASC
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American Montessori Society (Candidate Member)
Munir Shivji, Executive Director

646-965-5588

211 E. 43rd St., 7th Floor #262, New York, NY 10017

ISACS

Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Mary Menacho, Executive Director

312-750-1190

55 West Wacker, Suite 701, Chicago, IL 60601

ACIS

Association of Colorado Independent Schools
Alan Smiley, Executive Director

303-444-2201

4000 S. Wadsworth Blvd., Suite 203, Littleton, CO 80123

ISAS

Independent Schools Association of the Southwest
Scott Griggs, Executive Director

432-684-9550

4225 McKinney Avenue, Number 11, Dallas, Texas 75205

Association of Independent Maryland + DC Schools
Peter Baily, Executive Director

410-761-3700

890 Airport Park Road, Suite 103, Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061

New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Cameron Staples, President & CEO

781-425-7700

3 Burlington Woods Drive, Burlington, Massachusetts 01803

Association of Independent Schools in New England
Claire Leheny, Executive Director

781-843-8440

2 Granite Avenue, Suite 450, Milton, Massachusetts 02186

New Jersey Association of Independent Schools 
Carole Everett, Executive Director

201-654-6528

78 Washington Street, Morristown, New Jersey 07960

Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Melanie Reiser, Executive Director, Membership

720-204-5505

1035 Coffman St. Ste 202, Longmont, CO 80501

Northwest Association of Independent Schools
Mark Crotty, Executive Director

206-323-6137

5001 California Avenue Southwest, Suite 112, Seattle Washington 98136

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California Association of Independent Schools
Deborah Dowling, Executive Director

818-845-0800

4450 Lakeside Drive, Suite 375, Burbank, California 91505

New York State Association of Independent Schools
Vince Watchorn, Executive Director

518-285-0004

17 Elk Street, First Floor, Albany, New York 12207

Canadian Accredited Independent Schools
Anand Mahadevan, Executive Director

905-684-5658

PO Box 56, Jordan, ON L0R 1S0

Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools
Gary Niels, Executive Director

610-567-2960

P.O. Box 590, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

Connecticut Association of Independent Schools
Rick Branson, Executive Director

860-572-2950

28A Cottrell Street, Mystic, Connecticut 06355

Southern Association of Independent Schools
Lori Spear, Acting President

678-255-8900

6050 Peachtree Parkway, Suite 240-199, Norcross, Georgia 30092

Council of International Schools
Jane Larsson, Executive Director

+31 (0) 71-524-3300

Schipolweg 113, Leiden, 2316 XC, The Netherlands

Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools
Robert Devlin, Executive Director

806-655-2400

1420 4th Avenue, Suite 29, Canyon, Texas 79015

Florida Council of Independent Schools
Barbara Hodges, Executive Director

813-287-2820

1211 North Westshore Boulevard, Suite 612, Tampa, Florida 33607

Virginia Association of Independent Schools
Betsy Johnson, Executive Director

804-282-3592

9100 Arboretum Parkway, Suite 310 Richmond, Virginia 23236 804-282-3592

Hawaii Association of Independent Schools
Phil Bossert, Executive Director

808-973-1540

200 North Vineyard Boulevard, Suite 401, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

Accrediting Commission for Schools – Western Association of Schools & Colleges (Candidate Member)
Barry R. Groves, President

650-696-1060

533 Airport Boulevard, Suite 200, Burlingame, California 94010

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