NCGS Hosting Girls' Schools Advantage Event in New York

NCGS is hosting a Girls' School Advantage event in New York for prospective families and community-based organizations to learn about the effectiveness and unique environment of all-girls schools. Research on girls' school outcomes will be presented followed by a moderated Q&A panel of students representing the participating NCGS member schools.

 Click here for the list of participating girls' schools in each location.

New York Girls' School Advantage
May 1, 2016
1:00 to 3:00 PM
New York Academy of Medicine
Click here to register to attend the NY event.

The 2015-2016 Girls' School Advantage program is sponsored by Girl Up, an innovative campaign of the United Nations Foundation. Girl Up gives American girls the opportunity to become global leaders and channel their energy and compassion to raise awareness and funds for United Nations programs that help some of the world’s hardest-to-reach adolescent girls.


2016 Global Forum on Girls' Education Presentations Now Available

Thank you to the 950 educators from 23 nations who joined us in New York for the first-ever Global Forum on Girls' Education (February 7-9, 2016)!

Hosted by NCGS and our 13 strategic partners, the Global Forum was an inspiring gathering of educators, advocates, and researchers sharing ideas and resources to continue to advance the best possible practices for the education of girls.

We are pleased to share a selection of materials from the Forum. Now available for free on the NCGS website, these professional development resources are a library of best practices and research. We are sure you will find inspiring and helpful ideas you can implement on your own campuses among the diverse array of handouts, including materials from the YWLN sponsored Public School Symposium, pre-conference workshop, and keynote, breakout, INSPIRE!, and SNAP! session presentations.


NCGS Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS) is proudly celebrating a quarter century of advancing girls' education!
A passionate belief in the transformative value of an all-girls education led girls' schools leaders to call on their colleagues to conduct research. Strengthened by their new data, the leadership of both the Coalition of Girls' Boarding Schools and the Coalition of Girls' Day Schools realized there was great power in collective action. In the fall of 1991, the two organizations merged to form NCGS with 56 member schools.

Collaboration replaced competition. Research supported beliefs. Girls' schools were recognized as models of innovation. The climate and conversation shifted, shining a beacon on girls' schools as experts in the education and healthy development of girls. Within a decade, girls' schools were experiencing a renaissance. Today, NCGS has 200 national and international schools (independent, public, charter, religiously-affiliated) with a network of 10,000 educators, 60,000 students, and 700,000 alumnae.

To learn more about the Coalition's history, take a moment to view our new History and Reflections on 25 Years webpages. And if you haven't seen the recent Raising Girls' Voices blog post, there you will find thoughts from the Coalition's founding Co-Executive Directors, Meg Moulton and Whitty Ransome, regarding what the NCGS community means to them.