Member Schools Benefits

ISSF serves as an information network, bringing important speakers and programs to its member schools. ISSF provides Continuing Education and Certification programs for Teachers and Administrators through its annual Leadership Seminars and Continuing Education Courses.

ISSF Star Students

Star Student Awards Recipients

Each year, ISSF Member Schools nominate their "Star" students to receive the "Star Award" which recognizes them for their achievements.


Diversity, Opportunity & Advancement

ISSF's Mission is to share information between Administrators of Independent Schools in South Florida, to promote the welfare of non-public schools before the public, to reward students and provide them with opportunities for educational competitions, to monitor education legislation and to provide opportunities for continuing education and Teacher Certification to its member schools' Faculty and Administrators.

NEWS & Events
  • UPCOMING EVENTS for 2015:

    Thursday, January 8th  
    2nd General Meeting at FIU

    Thursday, February 19th 
    Middle School "Geography Bee"

    Thursday, March 12th  
    High School "Geography Bee"

    Wednesday, April 22nd  
    "Star Awards Luncheon"

    Click here to view the ISSF 2014-2015 Calendar

    Click here to download the fillable MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM



Professional Development

Leadership Series

Writing Institute

Technology Courses

Beginning Teacher Programs



ISSF offers continuing education and re-certification opportunities for Teachers. All 2015/2016 Seminars will be held at Miami Country Day School in the Alumni Board Room.

(Detailed Information will be emailed in the Fall of 2015.)

LEADERSHIP SEMINAR #1: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

LEADERSHIP SEMINAR #2: Wednesday, October 28, 2015

LEADERSHIP SEMINAR #3: Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Star Awards



The ISSF "Star Awards" Luncheon will take place on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Miami Airport Convention Center (MACC) by the DoubleTree at Hiiton Hotel. Over 900 guests attend this memorable event each year. The “Star Students” from each ISSF Member School will receive beautiful medals as they are recognized on stage for their accomplishments.

Click here for detailed information, schedule and forms for the 2015 STAR LUNCHEON.