Speaker Profiles

Anne-Marie Kee

Anne-Marie Kee

Executive Director

Canadian Accredited Independent Schools

Anne-Marie Kee completed a B.A. in English, a B.Ed. and an M.Ed. from Queen’s University in Kingston; her Additional Qualifications include Special Education, Design & Technology and Principals Qualifications Parts One and Two. She has attended the Annual Independent School Institute at Harvard and is currently enrolled in the Director's College Chartered Director Program. She taught in the Kingston area for six years before moving to Montreal. At Lower Canada College, Anne-Marie was a Senior English teacher, the Dean of Studies and Chair of the Integrated Technology Implementation program.

In 2006, she became Executive Director of the Canadian Educational Standards Institute (CESI) where she initiated the National Tracking Project, co-authored the National Technology Project: A Report on Effective Practice and lead the organization through a national collaborative review of the National Standards for accreditation, which eventually lead to recognition by the NAIS International Commission of Accreditation and the Association of Accrediting Agencies of Canada.

In the fall of 2009, CAIS and CESI created a new national organization with a vision to be the voice of excellence in learning and leadership, shaping the future of education. She was appointed the first Executive Director of Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS). She speaks nationally and internationally, writes a weekly blog called KeeNote and is a member of the International NAIS Commission on Accreditation and a Board member of The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS).  Anne-Marie lives in St. Catharine’s, Ontario with her husband and two children.

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