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The Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools (SAES) is an innovative thought leader in the education community, providing accreditation, professional development, and consultation services to 100+ Episcopal schools in Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas. 
In the course of administering its accreditation, consulting, and professional development services, SAES strives to be a well-resourced cultivator of Episcopal identity, an influential thought leader, and a trusted partner among member schools, peer associations, and the Episcopal Church that values Community, Faith, Integrity, Leadership, and Support. This vision and these values govern every aspect of the SAES process and mindset, supporting the complementary but dynamic tension between faith and reason, integration of spirituality into all aspects of the educational experience, and the formation of meaningful, coherent communities dedicated to loving God and loving others.

Other Organization Affliations

SAES is a founding member, in good standing, with the International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation (ICAISA) and is not only the single religious-affiliated accrediting association recognized by ICAISA, but is also the only Episcopal accrediting association in the United States. SAES serves its schools with expertise, responsiveness, and deep knowledge of and commitment to the unique character of each school. 
In the development and administration of its programs and services, SAES is proud to collaborate and partner with these other outstanding accreditation and membership organizations: