Memberships and Affiliations
The Giles School belongs to the following organizations
Ontario Federation of Independent Schools (OFIS)
The Ontario Federation of Independent Schools is a service association for independent schools providing visible, standard-setting leadership to member schools. OFIS encourages greater public understanding and appreciation for independent schools. The Giles School is a Gold Member of OFIS.
Small Schools Athletic Federation (SSAF)
The Giles School is a member of the Small Schools Athletic Federation. The SSAF provides small independent schools with the opportunity to engage in friendly competition with other private schools in a variety of sports and athletics. Starting in Grade 4, our students have participated in cross country, basketball, indoor/outdoor soccer, and track and field tournaments. Throughout the year The Giles School prepares for these tournaments as part of the physical education program and as an extra-curricular activity. Our students look forward to participating in these events and we are thrilled they can build such active memories!
Science Teachers’ Association of Ontario (STAO)
The Giles School’s Science teachers are members in the Science Teachers’ Association of Ontario (STAO). his membership provides opportunities for our teachers to be exposed to new Science online resources, attend the annual STAO conference, and be a part of the ScienceWorks workshops.
CONFERENCE OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS (CIS) and Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS)–
The Giles School is currently seeking membership with CIS which is usually a two-year process. We are also looking into gaining status as a CAIS school.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) .
National Counctil for Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
Canadian Assessment for Learning Network
International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)