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.

L-R: Jeff Abel, vice president of local program development for Special Olympics Maryland; Katherine Dyson, faculty member at Mercersburg Academy; Jim Schmutz, president and CEO of Special Olympics Maryland; Katie Titus, head of school at Mercersburg Academy; Tricia Crocker, incoming director of community engagement at Mercersburg Academy; and Luke Weierbach, senior director of volunteer management for Special Olympics Maryland.

Mercersburg Academy and Special Olympics Maryland Establish Official Partnership
June 28, 2018

The purpose of the collaboration is to enlist both groups to identify mission-focused opportunities that stimulate active engagement on- and off-campus.

Photo credit: Washington Episcopal School

Washington Episcopal School STEM Teacher Is Grand Prize Winner of Henry Ford “Teacher of Innovation” Award
June 27, 2018

WES Teacher Katherine Owens has been awarded a “Teachers of Innovation” Grand Prize from The Henry Ford.

The Flint Hill School Team

Flint Hill School Outperforms Harvard, Cornell at International Collegiate Drone Competition
June 20, 2018

Flint Hill’s aerial robotics team won second place overall and best overall high school during the 2018 drone competition sponsored by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International.

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Fall Trustees Workshop

When: October 2, 2018 4:30 pm
Where: Washington Episcopal School, 5600 Little Falls Parkway, Bethesda, MD

"Changes and Challenges" Join fellow AISGW heads of school and board leaders to hear from two independent school experts about managing the changes and challenges necessary to steward your school towards a sustainable future.

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Fall Admissions Gathering

When: October 3, 2018 8:30 am
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"Admission Through the Legal Lens" A Snapshot of Best Practices in 2018

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AISGW Annual Fall Dinner

When: October 18, 2018 5:30 pm
Where: National Cathedral School, Mount Saint Alban, Washington, DC

Join your AISGW colleagues for this annual festive gathering featuring a cocktail hour, catered dinner, and the opportunity to converse and connect with fellow independent school administrators.

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Fall Division Leaders Gathering

When: October 24, 2018 8:30 am
Where: Connelly School of the Holy Child, 9029 Bradley Boulevard, Potomac, MD

Mental Health at School:  Educators as First Responders

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