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Member Benefits

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:

  • 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 $42,000. Visit Scholarships and Awards for more information.
  • Teacher grants for IB Training. Visit our Scholarships and Awards  page for more information.