Turning Point School Achieves International Certification

Turning Point School has achieved International Certification status, as recently conferred by the Council of International Schools (CIS). This achievement validates the school community’s provision of international education and demonstrable outcomes reflecting students’ growth as global citizens. Turning Point joins St. Timothy’s School in Maryland and the International School of Indiana as the only three schools in the United States to achieve International Certification.

CIS further recognizes Turning Point School for its many contributions to the educational innovation process through its participation in the pilot of the International Certification program as one of a select group of schools from around the world, deliberately chosen to highlight their leadership in the advancement of international and intercultural learning for students. The achievement of International Certification is a school-wide accomplishment that has fostered collaboration and whole-school discussion of values related to global citizenship.

Jane Larsson, CIS Executive Director, added: “Through the International Certification process, school communities explore aspects of leadership and institutional approaches that enable the development of students as culturally literate, competent global citizens. Together with the Turning Point school community and others, the outcomes of a school's work in this area are developed through a purposeful, collaborative network of diverse schools, recognized, supported, and challenged to go further. With its strong reputation in the provision of international education, Turning Point has been a valuable contributor to this process.” Learn more here: bit.ly/TP-IC

About CIS - www.cois.org 
The Council of International Schools (CIS) is a membership community working collaboratively for the continuous improvement of international education. Schools around the world join CIS for guidance, support and access to like-minded peers as they develop challenging international programs for their students. As a global organization, CIS helps schools access new international educational practices, gain recognition for accomplishments, attract qualified staff, facilitate student connections with leading universities around the world, and provide a high quality international education experience to students and parents.

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Turning Point School is a private, independent, coeducational day school in Culver City, CA enrolling students in Primary (2 years, 9 months) to Level 8. A nonprofit, nonsectarian institution, Turning Point School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the California Association of Independent Schools. Turning Point School is also a proud member of the Council of International Schools.

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