What is ISA?

International Schools' Association in Turkey and the Middle East, is a legal non-profit, non-governmental association under the Turkish laws and regulations founded in 2021. The founding board consists of 6 major international schools in Istanbul with total enrollment of over 15,000 students.

We are here to serve families and students who are seeking high quality international education delivered in English such as British, American, Canadian...etc systems. The association helps schools develop and improve the services provided to the community. The association supports and promotes events, competitions and activities for students and families. The association helps to interact positively with other educational systems inside and outside Turkey.

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Sumaya York ISA istnbul

Head of Association

Sumaya York is the owner and the leader of multiple international and Turkish schools. After studying mechanical engineering, she completed her Master degree in global business from Geneva University. She started her career as a science teacher in an international school and went through different positions for 12 years. She served as an external reviewer with Cognia. She acquired an intensive study in Reggio Emilia approach from Italy.


More than 6 major Intarnational Schools in Istanbul



Students of families from all over the world



At least 600 graduates a year of high schools

WhatsApp +905075545658

Current Members