BCSTA works with the provincial government and other organizations in order to achieve its mission. This page contains links to some important BC and national organizations.
Aboriginal Education – Ministry of Education
This site contains useful information for anyone interested or involved in Aboriginal education.
Association of British Columbia Deans of Education
The mission of the Association of British Columbia Deans of Education (ABCDE) is to promote cooperation and collaboration between and among British Columbia’s Faculties of Education, as well as among their education partners.
BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres
BCAAFC promotes the betterment of Aboriginal Friendship Centres in the Province of British Columbia.
British Columbia Association of School Business Officials
The BC Association of School Business Officials is the professional association of the business officials working in school districts.
Teacher Regulation Branch: BC Ministry of Education
The Teacher Regulation Branch (TRB), part of the Ministry of Education, was created to support the implementation of the Teachers Act, which came into force on January 9, 2012.
BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils
BCCPAC represents a membership of over 1,000 Parent Advisory Councils and District Parent Advisory Councils from every school district in the province.
BC Library Trustees Association
The BCLTA represents the boards and trustees that govern local public libraries.
British Columbia Ministry of Education
The ministry is committed to providing a high quality education for Kindergarten to Grade 12 students so they can develop their individual potential and acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes to contribute to society.
British Columbia Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association
BCPVPA is the professional organization for principals and vice-principals in British Columbia
BC Ministry of Education
Ministry of Education programs and services
BC Public School Employers Association
BCPSEA is the accredited bargaining agent for school boards.
BC School Sports
BC School Sports is an organization of Member Schools which encourages student participation in extra-curricular athletics, assists schools in the development and delivery of their programs and provides governance for inter-school competition.
BC School Superintendents’ Association
The British Columbia School Superintendents Association is an autonomous, non-profit organization of senior school district administrators serving to foster the improvement of education for BC students.
BC Teachers’ Federation
The British Columbia Teachers Federation represents public school teachers in the province of British Columbia.
Business Council of British Columbia
The Business Council of British Columbia, established in 1966, is an association representing approximately 200 large and medium-sized enterprises engaged in business in British Columbia.
Canadian School Boards Association
The Canadian School Boards Association is the national voice of school boards in Canada. CSBA works to make sure that the needs and concerns of the education system are heard at the national level.
Canadian Union of Public Employees
The Canadian Union of Public Employees represents the majority of support staff in BC’s school districts.
Directorate of Agencies for School Health
DASH works closely with the BC School Trustees Association to communicate with member boards about how they can advance student achievement through supporting healthy eating in schools.
Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium (ERAC)
ERAC is an association of BC public school districts working together on software, textbook and video acquisition.
First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition
Coalition of individuals and organizations whose purpose is to create understanding of and advocacy for legislation, policy, and practice to ensure that children and youth have the opportunities and resources required to achieve their full potential.
Literacy BC is the provincial literacy organization that promotes and supports literacy and learning in British Columbia.
Make a Future
Job Portal for Public Education in BC.
Ministry of Children & Family Development
The ministry provides programs and services to ensure that children and families are living in safe, caring and inclusive communities.
Society for the Advancement of Excellence in Education (SAEE)
SAEE provides non-partisan education research and information to policy-makers, education partners and the public.
Union of British Columbia Municipalities
The UBCM was formed to provide a common voice for local governments in BC.