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What We Do?

The Association of International Schools in Africa is a collaborative learning organization dedicated to leading and supporting strategic thinking, professional learning and school effectiveness.

AISA Members Believe That

  • Being open to differences leads to knowledge and understanding
  • All individuals have intrinsic worth
  • Nurturing is necessary for growth and change
  • Personal fulfillment derives from defining a sense of purpose and making connections through service to others
  • A sense of belonging enables people and communities to thrive
  • All people want to learn, and people learn differently
  • When people work together better outcomes are more likely


AISA’s Objectives

  • Enhance the quality of student learning by promoting effective educational practice
  • Foster intercultural and international understanding
  • Promote an appreciation and understanding of Africa
  • Support professional development within member schools
  • Collect, analyze, and distribute information to help guide member schools
  • Enable close collaboration and networking among its members
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with organizations and institutions which complement AISA’s values and mission

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Regional Education Associations

Regional Education Associations

The following are regional education associations with whom AISA works in close collaboration:-



Tel / Fax

Email/Website Address

Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE)

Elsa Lamb,
Executive Director

Tel: +1 (561) 805-2191
Fax: +1 (561) 805-2187

Email: g.elamb [at] nova.edu
Website: www.aaie.org

Association of American Schools Central America, Colombia-Caribbean and Mexico (Tri-Association)

Sonia Keller,
Executive Director

Tel: (593) 2 224 2996
Fax: (593) 2 243 4985

Email: skeller@tri-association.org

Website: www.tri-association.org

Association of American Schools in South America (AASSA)

Paul Poore,
Executive Director

Tel: (1) 954 436 4034/5/6 
Fax: (1) 954 436-4092

Email: ppoore [at] aassa.com
Website: www.aassa.com

Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA)

Peter Bateman        ,
Executive Director

Tel:  (254) 20 418-0574  (254) 20 418-0574

Email: pbateman [at] aisa.or.ke
Website: www.aisa.or.ke

Central and Eastern European Schools Association (CEESA)

Kathy Stetson, 
Executive Director

Tel: (385) 91 181 7921
Fax: (385) 1 468 0171

Email: office [at] ceesa.org
Website: www.ceesa.org

East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools (EARCOS)

Richard Krajczar,
Executive Director

Tel: (63) 2 697 9170

Fax: (63) 49-511-4694

Email: dkrajczar@earcos.org
Website: www.earcos.org

European Council of International Schools (ECIS)

Dr. Kevin Ruth,
Executive Director

Tel: +44 (0) 845 612 8585
Fax: +44 (0) 845 612 8787

Email: kevinruth@ecis.org

Website: www.ecis.org

Mediterranean Association of International Schools (MAIS)

Reina O’Hale,
Executive Director/CEO

Tel: (34) 91 740 1900
Fax: (34) 91 357 26 78

Email: rohale [at] mais-web.org
Website: www.mais-web.org

Near East South Asia (NESA)

David Chojnacki,
Executive Director

Tel: (30) 210 600 9821
Fax: (30) 210 600 9928

Email: nesa [at] nesacenter.org
Website: www.nesacenter.org

Office of Overseas Schools (A/OS)

Dr. David Cramer
Regional Education Officer (Africa)

Tel: (1) 202-261-8218
Fax: (1) 202 261-8224

Email: CramerDP@state.gov
Website: www.state.gov/m/a/os

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