Membership in the California Association of IB World Schools (CAWS) organization is extended to all authorized IB schools in the state of California. The price of membership is USD $200 annually for Diploma Program schools and $100 for Middle Years or Primary Program schools. Click the JOIN CAWS button on the home page or at the top of this page to become a member.
Member schools receive benefits which include:
- A 20% reduction in fees to attend our Fall Forum and Spring Seminar events in October and February of each year.
- Invitations to attend roundtable discussions in order to share successful practices.
- Advocacy support at the California state level.
- Advocacy support with the California Department of Education.
- Advocacy support for University and College recognition.
- Representation and advocacy at International Baccalaureate Americas Regional Associations’ meetings.
- A comprehensive network of professionals assisting one another in improving and strengthening the International Baccalaureate in the state of California.
- Summary and updates of California measures related to the International Baccalaureate Programs in California via our member newsletter.
- Scholarship and award opportunities totaling more than $47,000. Visit Scholarships and Awards for more information.
- Teacher grants for IB Training. Visit our Scholarships and Awards page for more information.