Mission: The Mid-Atlantic Association of IB World Schools fosters a collaborative environment for all members to serve and advocate for IB World Schools throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

Vision: Educate – Participate - Lead

  • IBMA aims to provide valuable programming for all of its members.
  • IBMA aims for meaningful participation of all members.
  • IBMA aims to be a leader among the IB Community.

IBMA is a group of like-minded educators in the mid-Atlantic region whose goal is to collaborate and connect with all things IB. The mission of IBMA is to Educate, Participate and Lead by providing valuable programming, encouraging meaningful participation of all IB stakeholders, and fostering a spirit of collaboration among its member schools and with the IB Americas office. If you’d like to learn more, check out our website, visit our Facebook page, or follow us on Twitter.

  • The IBMA administrator and coordinator meeting will be held on March 1 at Meridian High School in Falls Church, VA. Registration and other details are here.

  • New IBMA PYP Newsletter here.

  • The IBMA Virtual Bootcamp was held on Oct. 14. Details here.

  • The IBMA College Fair was held on Sept. 30 at Gar-Field High School in Woodbridge, VA. Details here.

  • The September 22, 2023 Coordinators meeting was held at the IB Global Center in Washington, DC. Resources here. Winners of the IBMA Faculty Excellence Award are here.

  • The winners of the 2023 IBMA Student Excellence Award have been announced. The winners are listed here.

  • The June 2 IBMA Coordinators meeting was held at the Planet Word Museum in Washington, DC. Opening slides.

  • The Feb. 10, 2023 IBMA Coordinators meeting was held at Midlothian HS, Midlothian, VA. Laura Lane spoke on "Planning for Programme Development." Meeting Resources.

  • The December 2, 2022 was held at Gar-Field HS, Woodbridge, VA. Jessica Vance spoke on "Leading with a Lens of Inquiry." Resources here. Winners of the IBMA Faculty Excellence Award are here.

  • The September 23, 2022 Coordinators meeting was held at North Hagerstown HS, Hagerstown, MD. Resources here.

  • Other news

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