It provides consistent objective expert examination of the overall program and operations of the entire school;
It assures parents and the public that the school is focused on providing a safe and enriching learning environment and demonstrates ongoing commitment to excellence in every program;
It provides a school’s Board of Trustees with an independent, non-governmental validation that the school they oversee is effectively delivering a quality educational experience to its students in a manner that is sustainable;
It validates, through the accreditor’s accountability to various state, national, and international governmental education agencies, that schools are meeting standards of best practice and expectation required by those entities.
It provides school leaders with validation of current programs and services and peer-assessed recommendations for future growth and development;
It assures that students’ academic records and teachers’ years of service are recognized as they move from one accredited school to another, both nationally and internationally;
It provides educators with valuable professional development and information about effective practices nationally and globally; and
It provides education leaders at all levels with deserved recognition for voluntarily electing and actuating a reflective and collaborative school improvement process.
ISAS is committed to performing its accreditation program at the highest level of rigor and integrity. Upholding our values of exacting standards is strongly supported by the Membership. Therefore, ISAS Accreditation really