Independent School Teaching Certificate Standards Committee (ISTCSC)

Under the Independent School Act, the Independent School Teaching Certificate Standards Committee (ISTCSC) is responsible for establishing the standards required to receive and maintain an independent school teaching certificate (ISTC) and determining which standards apply for each type of ISTC.

The Minister of Education has appointed the following members to the committee:

  • Lesya Balsevich
  • David Loewen
  • Elizabeth Moore

 

The ISTCSC is responsible for establishing the standards for certification – the requirements that must be met before a person can be certified as a teacher in B.C.

The ISTCSC is responsible for establishing and revising the Independent School Teacher Conduct and Competence Standards based on feedback from certificate holders, independent school communities, independent school sector partners, and the public.