Photo from Tuscaloosa Academy

AISA has been serving independent schools in Alabama since 1970.

Benefits of Membership

  • Health Benefits:  AISA is partnered with Iron ReHealth, an Alabama based company, to offer health, dental, and vision plans administered by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Alabama.  If you would like more information or to participate in the AISA Benefit Program please call Iron ReHealth at 334-245-1099 or go online at
  • AISA/ACT Partnership: Our partnership with ACT provides ACT assessments and resources to our members at a discounted price.  Member schools will receive discounted pricing for ACT Weekday Testing, in addition to discounts on other ACT products including the PreACT, ACT Online Prep, ACT Tessera, and ACT Aspire.  
  • Troy ACCELERATE Program: Our partnership with Troy University gives students access to highly discounted dual enrollment courses, as well as adjunct professor employment opportunities for faculty.  
  • Southeast Consortium:  The Southeast Consortium consists of a group of eight state associations (AISA, FCIS, GISA, MAIS, NCAIS, PAIS, TAIS and VAIS) that negotiates member pricing on popular digital resources and subscriptions.  As a benefit of membership with the AISA, a large number of discounted educational resources are available to you.  Pricing information is confidential and should not be shared outside of your school.
    Accelerated Reader 360              
    IXL Learning              
    Oxford University Press              
    PebbleGo & PebbleGo
    Square Panda              
    STAR Assessments              
    Typing Agent
  • Professional Development:  The Alabama Independent School Association’s mission is to serve independent schools in the state of Alabama by providing its member schools with educational and corporate services and programs focusing on excellence in academics, accreditation, and athletics.  This includes strengthening and supporting member schools by offering professional development to school administrators and faculty.
  • Government Relations:  The AISA contracts with a Government Relations Specialist to monitor legislative activities and to safeguard the interest of Alabama's independent schools.
  • Accreditation:  The AISA proudly maintains an agency partnership with AdvancED/SACS and serves as the Lead Agency in this partnership.  This partnership allows schools to obtain both AISA and SACS accreditation through one seamless process, with the AISA serving as the managing partner in this process and utilizing AdvancED unique protocols and platforms.
  • Academic Programs:   Each year the Alabama Independent School Association sponsors a variety of organized academic and fine arts events to recognize and reward student excellence in academic learning, creative activities, and noteworthy achievement.  As a result of competing with their peers in academics, AISA students have experiences that broaden their intellect, strengthen their thinking skills, foster their creativity, and help them mature as individuals.  These academic events include spelling bee, creative writing, reading competition, science fair, elementary choral festival, secondary honor choir, band festival, visual arts show, middle school and high school math competition, oratorical contest, middle school and high school scholars’ bowls, drama festival technology fair and state student government association.   
  • Access to Exclusive Partnership Offers: We invite you to become a partner in supporting the Alabama Independent School Association through a corporate sponsorship. The AISA is a premiere educational organization that will help deliver your message to your target audience. By reaching out to consumers in this nontraditional way, it shows your company cares about the children of the state and the education that is provided by our member schools.  A corporate sponsorship with the AISA can create a heightened corporate image and brand awareness by demonstrating social responsibility and community involvement.  

Benefits of Membership

Member schools have voluntarily joined the AISA and follow the guidelines and standards in order to provide a quality school and in order to provide a quality school program.

Learn More

Sign Up for our Newsletter

To receive updates by email, feel free to sign up for our newsletter.