Federation of Independent School Associations
British Columbia

The Voice

For Independent Schools In BC

FISA BC is a non-profit society registered with the Corporate and Personal Property Registries office, Ministry of Finance of BC, Victoria, British Columbia. Approximately 300 of the 350 independent schools in BC are voluntary members of FISA BC, representing 93% of the total independent school enrolment (2015/2016).

Quick Facts

FISA BC celebrated its 50th Anniversary on February 4-5, 2016 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Over 5000 educators province-wide were in attendance. Keynote speakers were Chris Hadfield, Daniel Pink, and Charles Fadel. Sessional speakers included Amy Burvall, Christopher Gaze, Kimberly Mitchell, Alan November, and Yong Zhao.
Of the top 10% rated schools in the 2015- 2016 Fraser Institute rankings, 80 of 103 elementary schools (79%) and 26 of 29 secondary schools (89%) are independent schools.

2016 FISA BC Convention

To celebrate 50 years of voluntary collaboration among independent schools, FISA BC hosted the 2016 Convention on February 4th & 5th, 2016. Thank you to all those who participated.

Pro-D events to promote the new BC Ministry of Education curriculum offerings will be taking place periodically throughout the coming year.