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  • SAES Appreciation

    In 2011, Sue Kirkpatrick (Director of Accreditation Services) and Susan Schotz (Associate Director of Accreditation Services) joined the SAES team. For the past eight years, they have worked tirelessly on behalf of our schools seeking continuous improvement through the accreditation process. After also enjoying successful careers before joining the SAES team, both Susan and Sue will retire at the conclusion of this school year.

  • Early Learning Conference

    Registration is now open for the Early Learning Conference. Don't miss Dan St. Romain!

    Register Now!


  • SAES Blog


    Take a look at Fr. David's latest blog entry that explores the themes in Simon Sinek's latest book, The Infinite Game.



  • SAES Welcomes

    With our dedication to maintain the level of expertise that our schools have come to expect for accreditation services, SAES hired Jeanie Stark in the fall of 2018 to become an "understudy" for Sue and Susan during their last year. Jeanie will officially become the SAES Director of Accreditation on July 1, 2019.

    Mary Katherine Duffy will join the SAES team on July 1, 2019. Mary Katherine has served as head of school at St. Alban's Episcopal School in Harlingen for 18 years. In addition to working directly with communities of the Diocese of West Texas as the Bishop's Deputy for Schools, Mary Katherine will also assist us with our growing webinar offerings and other professional development opportunities for schools of the association.

  • 2019 Biennial Conference
    October 24-25, 2019
    JW Marriott Galleria
    Houston, TX
    Keynote: Tina Payne Bryson, PhD


  • New Heads University
    Are you in your 1st or 2nd year as a Head of School? 
    Still trying to figure it all out? 

    Join us for New Heads University - a one-year series of "Basic Training" for new (or almost new) leaders! 



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