Parent Resources - Parent Advisory Council

Parent Advisory Council

Island Discovery has a PAC, a group of parents who work to support the program as a whole, and to act as advocates for families. The PAC meets monthly on Bowen Island, and has general meetings twice a year, which all parents are welcome to participate in.

Please feel free to contact PAC members at any time if needed.

PAC Executive 2017-18M

President Michelle Carchrae
Vice-President Quentin Beck
Secretary Jeni Redekopp
Treasurer Paul Stewart
Member Dawn Grigor
Member Michelle Harrison

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The heart of what we do: Why choose Island Discovery?

The heart of what we do: Why choose Island Discovery?

Our learning community is built on the intuitive knowledge that it is our children who "compel us to listen and learn from them." At IDLC, we encourage and support you and your child to find your own way, not our way, because there really is no other way.  Read Island Discovery founder and principal Allan Saugstad's reflections on the heart of what we do at ILDC... more

Parent participation is a key element of our programs

Parent participation is a key element of our programs

Island Discovery Learning Community was created by parents and families inspired by their love of homeschooling, attachment parenting, and community building. That inspiration continues and is evident in the dedication of parents in all programs, the learning of our children, and the support of our teachers... more

IDLC recognized for innovation in education!

IDLC recognized for innovation in education!

We are proud to have been recognized with a national award for  our "impactful programs that embed deep learning while challenging traditional concept of schools."  That's because IDLC's founding families and staff worked tirelessly to build a model of flexible and student-centred learning embodying provincial goals of 21st century learning... more