Our mission is to awaken the self-mastery of the individual child. Through the practice of Sikh Dharma lifestyle and Kundalini Yoga, challenging academics, positive relationships, healthy life-habits and meaningful service, we strive to give our students the depth of spiritual experience and skills to confidently succeed in life, serve the age and fulfill their destiny.  


Create a sustainable global learning system based on Sikh Dharma lifestyle and Kundalini Yoga that challenge the child to excel spiritually, academically and physically. We will establish a values-based integrated education community with safe and nurturing environments that support the child’s personal growth through healthy habits, life-long friendships and community awareness so that he/she may succeed in life.

Qualifications for Service

  • Past or current engagement with SDEI (e.g., student, teacher, parent, student, community, etc.)
  • Interest in and willingness to support SDEI goals and objectives
  • Alignment with SDEI and SSSC Mission and Values
  • Previous board experience preferred
  • Sufficient time availability for board duties and responsibilities (4-20 hours per month)
  • Background in education, ideally some experience in boarding schools and in depth knowledge of child safeguarding
  • Knowledge of Indian and international law
  • Fundraising and financial experience

Timeline for Board Appointment Process

 October 1 – October 25, 2023:
Open application period for applicants to apply to the SDEI board.

 October 26 – December 15, 2023:
SDEI/SSSC Interview Commission conducts interview process with applicants and sends recommendation for new and reappointed board members to the SSSC Governance Committee.

 December 16, 2023 – January 15, 2024:
SSSC Governance Committee and Board review the recommended candidates and make final decisions on new and reappointed SDEI Board members.

 January 2024:
Onboarding of new board members begins.

If you are interested in serving on the SDEI Board, please read the Board Member Job Description in full and then click the Apply Here button below.