Recommendations & Guidelines

Essential Principles of Good Practice

The following principles of good practice were created to provide guidance for schools in their admission, financial aid, and hiring work. They are designed to promote collegiality among our member schools and to provide a positive experience for families seeking a fair and rational admissions process, and among educators seeking to work in our schools.

Advisory Statements

These statements on important issues for independent private schools represent the considered opinion of AISGW’s Board of Trustees. We hope that schools will use them to guide their policies and practices.


AISGW’s Board of Trustees has adopted the following guidelines in support of the organization’s advocacy activities.

Governance Policies

AISGW’s Board of Trustees has adopted the following policies to govern the organization’s operations.