Ursulines of Brown County
The Ursulines of Brown County are a community of Roman Catholic Religious Women who trace thier origins to St. Angela Merici, a Renaissance woman of the 16th century. In the spirit inherited from St. Angela, the Ursulines of Brown County, through a deep communal life and shared sense of mission, continue in a variety of apostolates, to serve the social needs of our time.
The Ursulines of Brown County established Ursuline Academy in 1896.
Ursuline Education Network
UEN promotes the preservation and development of the Ursuline charism and fosters educational excellence, collaboration, innovation, and global connectedness.
The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) is a nonprofit membership association that provides services to more than 1,900 schools and associations of schools in the United States and abroad, including more than 1,600 independent private K-12 schools in the U.S.
For more than a quarter century, the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (NCGS) has been the leading advocate for girls’ schools. NCGS serves over 260 PK-12 all-girl schools (independent, public, charter, religiously-affiliated, and boarding/day) around the world by providing networking, research, professional development, and advocacy programs focused on girls’ learning and healthy development.
In 1994, the Bishops of Ohio formed the Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association (OCSAA). The OCSAA is a collaborative undertaking of the Catholic dioceses in Ohio and is governed by the Superintendents of Schools who serve as the OCSAA Commission. The purpose of the OCSAA is to strengthen Catholic school identity and mission and to engage Catholic schools in the ongoing improvement of student learning.
AdvancED is the largest community of education professionals in the world, whose expertise is grounded in more than a hundred years of work in school accreditation. It is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site external reviews of Pre-K-12 schools and school systems to ensure that all learners realize their full potential.