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Parents’ Association

The American Institute prides itself with the quality of parents that form its community.

The Parents’ Association is very active in school life, supporting educational efforts for our students, as well as organizing activities that promote unity among the AIM community.

Guiding Statements

Vision

Serve as allies with the school in the education of our children, promoting participation, facilitating communication and creating a sense of community.

Mission Statement

Enrich the experience of the AIM community, providing opportunities and spaces for learning and interacting, building an effective home-school alliance, based on trust and values.

Values

Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Citizenship and Caring.

Code of Ethics

  • Avoid conflict of interests
  • Impact positively in our community, school and family
  • Develop virtuous cycles of a values-laden environment
  • There are no ranks, everyone is important
  • There are no activities of greater or lesser value
  • All actions are always done in good faith
  • Exert positive leadership

Objectives

  • To be an efficient means of communication between the AIM and Parents
  • To contribute to the balanced education of our children and integration of AIM families
  • To promote a healthy coexistence and enthusiasm between the AIM, Parents and Children
  • To emphasize the Values promoted by the AIM
  • To follow the Code of Ethics, Code of Responsible Behavior and Conduct
  • To be observant, recognize and act upon changes in our social environment

Comittees

The Parents Association involves all parents, and is organized into different committees, formed by parent volunteers.

Executive Board: Formed by President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, its aim is to serve as a link between AIM families and the school and promote participation in the school community.  It organizes events, and selects and coordinates the different committees in charge of organizing and informing on the different activities planned during the year. It supports AIM families as needed, channeling their doubts to the corresponding departments within the school.

 Coordinator Committee: In charge of the supporting classroom and generation coordinators of the different generations, who are in charge of informing parents and supporting families. In this manner, they serve as a communication channel where information flows in both directions.

 Values Committee: Mom volunteers who, together with the school, coordinate the values program and the activities derived therein.

 Events Committee: Plans, organizes and undertakes all events held during the school year.

 Sports Committee: Supports coaches by facilitating communication between team coaches and parents.

 Fine Arts Committee: Supports Fine Arts teachers in the different activities planned by the department.

 For more information on becoming active in the Parents Association, contact the mom coordinator in your children’s classroom.

International Families

The international families at AIM add a very important multicultural component to school life for our students, our teachers and our community. Their AIM is to support our school in developing awareness, understanding and respect for other cultures as well as to foster lasting relationships among their children and Mexican students who attend our school. 

In addition, they provide support for new families arriving into the AIM and participate enthusiastically in International Week and other activities.

Alumni Association

The quality of a school is evidenced through its alumni.  At AIM we are very proud of how well our students have represented us after they graduate and go on to High School, University and then into their professional and family lives. 

 The Public Relations Department supports different efforts for alumni reunions.

Guiding Statements

The mission of the Alumni Association is to be an asset for each of its members.

Objectives

  • Be relevant and supportive
  • Maintain contact in the most relevant stages in the lives of its members
  • Contribute and add value to its members
  • Use technology to communicate with its members and to provide contact among the network of alumni
  • Be valued as a lifelong asset, to be nurtured and taken care of

AIM Student Life Stages

The Association focuses its activities to support alumni in five different life-stages in the lives of AIM students:

  1. AIM student-life, where foundations are laid
  2. Skill Development and preparation for university life
  3. University studies
  4. Entering the workforce or selecting post-graduate studies
  5. Development as an entrepreneur or obtaining good professional positioning

Strategic Plans

  • Maintain contact with alumni through their integration into an alumni-relationship management system
  • Promote communication among alumni through social media
  • Develop fundraising campaigns to support students and alumni
  • Organize Summer job fairs
  • Coordinate conferences that add value personally and professionally
  • Establish an Ex-AIM business directory
  • Organize Ex-AIM job fairs
  • Provide life-coaching
  • Highlight the educational and professional experiences of alumni

Organization

The Ex-AIM Association is led by the Executive Committee and its supporting staff. It is represented by members of the different graduating classes.