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Private School Associations

In the United States and internationally, numerous organizations of private schools and colleges exist. These associations, which represent member schools, can serve a wide variety of functions for their constituents. Nearly all private school associations sponsor professional conferences and other services, including publications and online resources, to share best educational practices. Many also act as clearing houses for data and information about their sector of the private school universe, sharing data not only with the members but also with the researchers and the general public. In addition, some associations engage in advocacy and lobbying activities as well as provide accreditation and teacher certification services for member schools. Some also provide administrators of member schools with legal education and even offer legal representation to their member ...

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