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 94% of the total independent school enrolment (2017/2018).
FISA BC has served independent schools throughout BC for over 50 years. To commemorate our 50th Anniversary, a conference was held in 2016. Over 5,000 educators in the province attended. Keynote speakers were Chris Hadfield, Daniel Pink and Charles Fadel. Sessional speakers included Amy Burvall, Christopher Gaze, Kimberly Mitchell, Alan November and Yong Zhao. Additional twenty local educators shared stories highlighting the importance of education in a series of “Ed Talks”.+ MORE STATS & RESOURCES
Independent schools in BC offer a wide range of faith-based, philosophical, and pedagogical perspectives, including Catholic, Protestant, University Prep (Advance Placement and International Baccalaureate), Jewish, Islamic, Montessori, Waldorf, Special Needs, and Distributed Learning Instruction.
FISA BC represents more than 300 schools enrolling around 94% of the students attending independent schools in British Columbia.