Using a range of educational approaches and strategies, the 78 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.


Foxcroft School Students, Alumnae & Faculty to Present at NCGS “Education Innovation” Conference
June 21, 2017

Members from the Middleburg, VA school make major presentations at the National Coalition of Girls Schools’ annual conference at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Jessica Lee, Sheridan's Head of School, greets students.

Sheridan School Named A 2017 National School of Character
May 24, 2017

The School is honored as a National School of Character for its distinctive program that helps students learn to navigate conflict and solve problems with creativity, critical thinking and respect for self and others.

Alef Bet

Alef Bet Montessori “Finds its Way Home”
May 2, 2017

In April, Jewish families all around the world celebrated their Passover holiday commemorating the Jews’ departure from Egypt and the beginning of their journey to a new home. One local Jewish School is celebrating its arrival at a new home.

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Facilities & Security Directors Conference

When: June 28, 2017 9:00 am
Where: The Academy of the Holy Cross, 4920 Strathmore Avenue, Kensington, MD

AISGW in collaboration with the Association of Independent Schools of Maryland (AIMS) present a half-day conference.

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Chesapeake Bay Foundation Environmental Leadership Conference

When: July 19, 2017 9:00 am
Where: Smith Island Education Center, 21149 Marshall Street, Tylerton, MD

In partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, AIMS, VAIS, and the Gunston School, and back for a second year, this is a three-day opportunity for networking, sharing ideas, and immersion in the field of environmental education and leadership across the Chesapeake Bay watershed region.

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