Using a range of educational approaches and strategies, the 77 member schools of AISGW educate nearly 30,000 students from early childhood through high school, offering families in the greater Washington, DC area a rich mix of educational options. We welcome new members from throughout the national capital region.

Amy McNamer

Amy McNamer Appointed Next AISGW Executive Director
January 22, 2018

The AISGW Board of Trustees is excited to announce the appointment of Amy McNamer as the Association’s next Executive Director.


Photos from the 2017 AISGW Annual Heads’ Retreat in Middleburg
November 15, 2017

“Building Your Reservoir of Courage” was the theme of this year’s Heads’ Retreat, held November 9-10, at Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Virginia.

Flint Hill Photo 1

Flint Hill School Celebrates Grand Opening of Lower School Innovation Lab
October 27, 2017

Flint Hill celebrated the official opening of its new Lower School Innovation Lab with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 20.

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Summer Summit

Summer Summit 2018

“Reboot and Retool: Teaching and Learning for Diverse Minds”

June 18-19, 2018

CALL FOR PROPOSALS IS NOW OPEN! Click here to learn more.


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Administrators of Color Meeting

When: January 23, 2018 4:00 pm
Where: Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, 1524 35th Street, NW, Washington, DC

Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School and AISGW are pleased to host the January meeting of Administrators of Color in the District, Maryland, and Virginia.

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Head-to-Head 2

When: January 30, 2018 12:00 pm
Where: Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, 1524 35th Street, NW, Washington, DC

Keeping Campuses Safe from Educator Sexual Misconduct

In this second gathering with fellow heads, NAIS’ Debra Wilson will offer guidelines for keeping our campuses and schools safe from sexual predators.

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Fundraisers' Workshop: Effective Communication and the Art of Storytelling

When: February 13, 2018 9:30 am
Where: Episcopal High School, 1200 North Quaker Lane, Alexandria, VA

Independent school fundraisers need a toolkit full of compelling stories to inspire potential donors.  In this three-hour session (lunch included), participants will identify and develop their own unique narratives, aligning them with their organization's mission and fundraising goals.

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Summer Summit 2018

When: June 18, 2018 9:00 am
Where: Airlie Hotel and Conference Center, 6809 Airlie Road, Warrenton, VA

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Summer Summit, a two-day conference designed to expand educators’ knowledge and understanding of students who learn differently.

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