Member Services

What are the benefits of membership?

CIS Ontario serves and supports its members, advancing and maintaining a strong voice for quality independent school education and emerging issues in pedagogy, as well as acting as a gateway for collaborative efforts among our member schools.

Professional Network Groups
Dedicated teams of like-minded colleagues gather during the year to share strategy and support. They include heads of school, business officers, librarians, IT directors, executive assistants, subject-specific teachers and curriculum leaders.

Gain entry to various initiatives including Faculty of Education presentations at teacher recruitment fairs.

Professional Development
Explore the extensive range of professional development opportunities our member teachers offer. They include: Cohort 21, New Teacher Orientation, New Governor's Workshop and many other subject-specific/division specific programs.

Student Programs
Explore our dynamic range of programs includes the CIS Athletics Association, CIS Ontario Music Festival, CIS Ontario Drama Festival, CIS Ontario Dance Fest, CIS Visual Arts Festival, Thrive Student Leaders and the Future Prize Challenge.

CIS Ontario (The Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario) provides a collegial forum to promote excellence in education among our 47 member independent schools and their 27,000 students.

Are you an employee of one of our 47 member schools? If so, you are already a member of CIS Ontario and have access to our networking and professional development opportunities. Please see the Member Portal login page for more information.