General Resources for Accreditation

Accreditation Guidebook

Important information and direction for schools as they undertake initial accreditation and re-accreditation.

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Standards, Indicators, and Documentation

SAIS standards for accreditation including indicators and lists of both required and suggested evidence.

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Accreditation Training

Regional, online, and on campus training for schools, chairs, and team members. 
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Questions for Child Protection

These questions pertaining to child protection are to be addressed by the school during the accreditation visit chair’s initial compliance visit.

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Questions for Financial Wellness

These questions pertaining to financial wellness are to be addressed by the school during the accreditation visit chair’s initial compliance visit.

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Questions for Governance

These governance questions are to be addressed by the school during the accreditation visit chair’s initial compliance visit.

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Accreditation Portal Access

Schools going through the accreditation process and school leaders serving on visiting teams use the portal to upload and access information and reports.

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SAIS Accreditation Portal Reference Guide

A guide to help schools and visiting teams in accessing and uploading information, documentation, and reports.

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The Value of SAIS Membership

Growth, strategy and support. Mission focused accreditation, community connection, and professional learning opportunities.

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TED Talk with Grant Lichtman

Disrupting the industrial age model of education in favor of schools that are adaptive, permeable, dynamic, creative, self-correcting, and relevant.

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