On behalf of the BC School Trustees Association’s Board of Directors and staff, we want to wish you a happy holiday season and joyful new year!
Serving and Supporting BC’s Boards of Education
The British Columbia School Trustees Association
BCSTA is driven by the following beliefs and goals:
A high-quality public education system
is the foundation of a democratic society
Improving student achievement
is the key work of locally elected boards of education
The interests of BC students
are best met through local decision-making with an engaged community
Providing a strong, representative voice
for boards of education throughout the province is important
Helping to build effective boards
by providing development, communications and support services
Jean Ciriani Scholarship for Communications
The family of Jean Ciriani and the BCSTA invite students to apply for the 2019 Jean Ciriani Scholarship for Communications. This award recognizes graduating BC public school students who have displayed exemplary communication skills.
The application deadline is Monday, March 4, 2019
News & Updates
During BCSTA’s Academy, which ran from November 29 through to December 1, the BC School Trustees Association (BCSTA) and the Ministry of Education (MoE) publicly signed an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Association and the Ministry.
New Westminster Schools is kicking off a nationally significant initiative in early 2019 with the launch of Phase One of a district-wide, universally accessible, cost-shared lunch program.