NJAIS Mission Statement

The New Jersey Association of Independent Schools (NJAIS) is a non-profit, voluntary membership association whose mission is to foster the educational, ethical, and professional excellence of its member schools, while safeguarding their independence.

NJAIS fulfills its mission by:

  • administering a rigorous, standards-based accreditation program that supports continuous school improvement.
  • providing a broad spectrum of professional development opportunities for teachers, administrators, and trustees.
  • advocating for member schools at the local, state, and federal levels.
  • promoting best practices and the value of education in independent schools.