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.

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Congressional School Students Win 2018 Green Difference Award!
April 11, 2018

Students in a sixth grade Global Perspectives class at Congressional School in Falls Church, Virginia, are celebrating after being named winners of a Project Green Schools 2018 Green Difference Award.

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.

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Summer Summit

Summer Summit 2018

Registration is now open for the “Summer Summit on Learning Differences!”

June 18-19, 2018

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Montgomery County Election Briefing for AISGW School Leaders in Montgomery County

When: April 25, 2018 8:30 am
Where: The Woods Academy, 6801 Greentree Road, Bethesda, MD

Please join fellow Montgomery County independent school leaders for a briefing on the upcoming County elections.

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Spring Admission Gathering: From Data to Disruptors

When: May 3, 2018 9:00 am
Where: Bullis School, 10601 Falls Road, Potomac, MD

Join your admission colleagues for a half-day workshop focusing on enrollment data and trends and the impact of new competitors in the local independent school market.

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Spring Division Leaders Lunch

When: May 9, 2018 12:00 pm
Where: St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School (Lower School Campus), 400 Fontaine Street, Alexandria, VA

End the year on a collegial note by gathering with fellow division leaders to re-cap the past school year and look ahead to new joys and challenges in 2018-2019.

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Database and Operations Meet-up for AISGW Development Professionals

When: May 9, 2018 9:30 am
Where: Corner Bakery Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Drive, Suite 1790, McLean, VA

Join us for an informal, networking gathering for those who provide database or operational support to independent school fundraisers.

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