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Join Us

Join a group of school-wide leaders of Student Support, with positions dedicated solely to strategic level program development in international schools.

Who Should Join

1.

Those currently in K-12 Student Support leadership positions in an international school. 

2.

Those who will be starting a new position in school-wide support leadership in the upcoming school year are also welcome to join now to access our network to support your transition into your new role.

If you are interested in the work we’re doing in ISLES but not currently in a school-wide support leadership role, we welcome you to join the ISLES Community.  Please refer to the details below on the differences between an ISLES Member and the ISLES Community.

Resources & Opportunities

MEMBERS

01/

Membership Directory

You will have access to and be listed in our member directory, a password-protected directory of leaders of student support in international schools around the world.

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ISLES Connects

Pose questions and ask for advice on our internal communication platform. You’ll also be able to share your responses and search previous posts.

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Resource Library

A curated member resource, which includes templates and examples of practices, policies, and forms from other international schools. You’ll be able to share your resources more widely with other ISLES members, as well.

04/

Mentoring

Opportunities for ISLES members to mentor and be mentored.

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Community Resources

Access to all community resources

COMMUNITY

01/

Research Resources

High-quality research resources curated by the Educational Research Project Team.

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Advocacy Resources

Resources to support your work in advocating for school-wide support leadership positions, including sample job descriptions and interview questions.

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Quarterly Updates

A curated member resource, which includes templates and examples of practices, policies, and forms from other international schools. You’ll be able to share your resources more widely with other ISLES members, as well.

Access

MEMBERS

01/

Specialized professional learning opportunities

which are planned and created based on questions and requests from members.

02/

Networking opportunities 

based on regional connections, job-alikes, and specific topics.

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Present at professional conferences 

with support from ISLES and ISLES members.

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Work closely with other ISLES members

on a Project Team within your interest area.

05/

Quarterly All Call meetings

where we showcase ISLES’ work and engage in rich thinking around advocating internationally for high quality support.

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Vote for the ISLES Board

and will be able to put yourself forward for a Board position, if you are interested.

COMMUNITY

01/

Participate in ISLES educational research

including large-scale educational research projects run by the ISLES Educational Research Project Team.

02/

Professional learning sessions

relevant to the wider ISLES Community.

03/

The annual International MTSS Summit

Sponsored by ISLES.

Responsibilities

MEMBERS

01/

Share

Contribute relevant resources and insights with ISLES members through our resource library and/or ISLES Connects communication platform.

02/

Build

Contribute to an ISLES Project Team if you’re able to. We recognize that this is not possible for all members every year, so you can still be a full ISLES member even if you cannot commit to working on a Project Team every year.

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Common Understanding

We will invite you to share specific details of your school’s student support practices to create an annual ‘state of student support’ report (forthcoming).

COMMUNITY

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How to Join

Please complete the information in this form so that we can align membership needs and interests, and set you up with the information you need about ISLES. You can expect to hear back from a member of the ISLES Membership Experience team within a week of submitting this form.

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