The Tri-Association is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve on the quality of teaching and learning opportunities for schools in the region by organizing staff development opportunities that will expose teachers and administrators to best practice educational trends and methodologies, to provide an avenue for communication and cooperation among member institutions, and facilitate cooperation with national, state. local and non-government agencies in field of international education.
The Tri-Association is made up of three Sub-regional Associations; AASCA (Association of American in Central America), ACCAS (Association of American Schools in Colombia-Caribbean), and ASOMEX (Association of American Schools in Mexico). The Association is supported by the Office of Overseas Schools of the U.S. State Department and serves close to 90 schools in Central America, Colombia and Caribbean, and Mexico.
The Association is led by an Executive Director who works with the Tri-Association Board, the Regional Education Officer, and the heads of schools in the accomplishment of the Mission.