The Quebec Association of Independent Schools (QAIS) is an organization consisting of English elementary and secondary independent schools licensed in the public interest and located in Quebec, Canada.
Established in 1964, the QAIS provides for the collective and individual needs of English Independent Schools in Quebec.
Member schools, represented by the Head of School, are not for profit, fiscally sound educational institutions governed by, and responsible to, an arm's length Board of Governors.
As a community of independent schools, the QAIS actively promotes innovation, collaboration and educational excellence.
To be the leading voice of educational excellence in Quebec
- To provide services that engender excellence in the educational experience of our students.
- To act in a spirit of collaboration in accordance with the QAIS Principles of Good Practice.
- To promote parent choice and respect the integrity and the unique character of each member school.