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The American Schools Association of Central America, Colombia, Caribbean and Mexico is a service organization with a special relationship to three regional associations:

  • The Association of American Schools of Central America (AASCA)
  • The Association of Colombian-Caribbean American Schools (ACCAS)
  • The Association of American Schools of Mexico (ASOMEX)

This organization works together with more than sixty schools in order to:

  • Explore ways to achieve better understanding through international education
  • Improve the quality of teaching and learning in member schools
  • Provide an avenue for communication and cooperation among member institutions
  • Facilitate cooperation with national, state, local, and non-governmental state, local, and non-governmental agencies in the field of international education

Tri-Association Professional Development

The Tri-Association provides professional development opportunities to teachers, administrators and other specialized staff from the three regional associations with which the Tri-Association has a special relationship. The kind of activities designed are determined by needs assessments. The program helps overseas school personnel keep abreast of developments in the field of education.

Since 1989, The American Association of Central America, Colombia-Caribbean and Mexico has provided workshops and conferences to its members. At these events American School staff are introduced to developments in educational philosophy, methods, and techniques. The Association works with various universities which provide doctoral degree programs, master's degree programs and certification programs to overseas staff members.

Educational Clearinghouse and Consulting Services

The Executive Director of the Association works with tax-exempt educational organizations to provide information to member schools of regional associations. The association also conducts surveys among members to provide statistical information requested.

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