The Council of Islamic Schools
based in North America
The Council of Islamic Schools based in North America (CISNA), pioneers the transformation of Islamic education. As the only global Islamic accreditation agency, CISNA makes a profound impact, enhancing educational standards and nurturing excellence in governance, leadership, teaching, and learning across Islamic schools.
Every Islamic school student has equitable access to high quality education within an Islamic framework.
CISNA advocates for Islamic schools, provides accreditation services, professional development, and resources to ensure institutional effectiveness that leads to student success.
- Serve as a unifying organization for all Islamic schools.
- Provide accreditation services on a global level.
- Foster continuous improvement and excellence in governance, leadership, teaching and learning at Islamic schools through professional development and networking opportunities.
- Advocate at the local, state, national and global level to ensure equitable access to resources for all school leaders, educators, and students.
We’re transforming the
future of Islamic Schools
CISNA gives every school a voice
Ensuring every Islamic school provides high quality academic and Islamic education
Fostering improvement and excellence in governance, leadership, teaching, and learning
Equipping every Islamic school with the material they need to grow and succeed
Evolve Your School
CISNA’s team of experts and professionals are ready to help your school grow. We provide your school’s educators, faculty and administration with the knowledge and skills they need to run and nurture a successful Islamic school.
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