Resources for Administrators
The 2016/17 school year begins with the launch of the official redesigned K–9 curriculum. For more information about the redesigned K–9 curriculum, frequently asked questions, course codes, and more, see:
- Educator Update K-9 (PDF)
How independent schools will demonstrate curricular compliance:
Find more curriculum-related support:
Independent schools claim special needs categories on Form 1701 in September and February of each school year.
To ensure consistency and transparency in communication between school administrators and parent(s)/legal guardian(s) of funded special needs students, an Independent School Forms and Agreements - B.C. Ministry of Education Parent/Guardian Confirmation Form (PDF) is required annually for each student claimed for special education funding or who is on an IEP.
- Special Education policy and resources for independent schools
- Special Education Services: A Manual of Policies, Procedures and Guidelines (March 2011) (PDF, 1MB)
- Special Education Services: Category Checklist - 2010 (PDF)
- Regional Agreements for the Delivery of Assistive Listening Technology to School Aged Children and Youth
- Student-Level Checklist: Learning Assistance and/or Special Education Services (DOC)
- Organizing Special Needs Student Records (DOC)
- Sample Individual Education Plan (DOC)
- Additional Special Education information
SET-BC services to independent schools are limited to students claimed for supplementary special education funding in Category A, B, C, D, E or G, and the student’s access to the curriculum is restricted by his/her disability.
Schools that have a student(s) who may qualify for SET-BC services must apply by submitting a SET-BC Screening Checklist from FISA BC’s Forms and Applications page. Submission details and contact information are included on the checklist.
ARC-BC (alternate format materials)