State & Local Associations

ISACS has several sister state and local organizations across the region. The ISACS Executive Director and Director of Accreditation regularly attend meetings of these organizations to share information and facilitate dialogue with heads of ISACS schools.

AIMS - Association of Independent Michigan Schools

3105 S. Martin Luther King Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48901
Tel: (734) 834-0501
Sam Kennedy, Executive Director
Meredith Schindler, President

CCIS - Cleveland Council of Independent Schools

1551 E. Wallings Road
Broadview Heights, OH 44147
Tel: (440) 893-9585
Alison McCloskey, Director
Michael Griffith, President

IAIS - Indiana Association of Independent Schools

Sycamore School
1750 West 64th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Tel: (317) 202-2500
Diane Borgmann, President

ISSL - Independent Schools of St. Louis

425 South Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63131
Tel: (314) 567-9229
Jamie Driver, Executive Director
Thad Falkner, Board President

KCISHA - Kansas City Independent School Heads Association

Oakhill Day School
7019 North Cherry Street
Gladstone, MO 64118
Tel: (816) 436-6228 
Suzanne McCanles, President



KAIS - Kentucky Association of Independent Schools

Sayre School
194 N. Limestone
Lexington, KY 40507
Tel: (859) 254-1361
Stephen Manella, President

LMAIS - Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools

235 East Barberry Lane
Valparaiso, IN 46383-9780
Tel: (219) 531-2337
Faith Caron, Executive Director
Audrey Perrott, President

MAIS - Minnesota Association of Independent Schools

2024 Forest Drive West
Richfield, MN 55423
Tel: (612) 940-5732
Anne Nickel Hage, Executive Director
Kevin Breen, President

MISA - Missouri Association of Independent Schools

Oakhill Day School
7019 North Cherry Street
Gladstone, MO 64118
Tel: (816) 436-6228 Fax: (816) 436-0184
Suzanne McCanles, President


NAIS - National Association of Independent Schools

1129 20th Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202) 973-9700
Donna Orem, President
Zoe Sherlick, Chief Operating Officer

OAIS - Ohio Association of Independent Schools

P.O. Box 400
Hebron, OH 43025
Tel: (740) 973-5930
Daniel F. Dodd, Executive Director
Melissa Soderberg, President

WAIS - Wisconsin Association of Independent Schools

University School of Milwaukee
2100 Fairy Chasm Road
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Tel: (608) 850-6374 
Laura Fuller, Head of School