Media Releases

Media releases are distributed to newspapers and media organizations across the province. They provide up-to-date information on BCSTA positions and responses to current events in education.

For your convenience, BCSTA’s latest media releases are available below.

Media Release: BCSTA Responds to Government’s Investment in Educational Leadership

[Vancouver B.C. – June 13, 2018] The British Columbia School Trustees Association is very supportive of the government’s recent move to invest more in the development of leaders within the K-12 public education system. The Association also looks forward to working with the sector’s various partner associations, along with government, to create a leadership development framework.

Media Release: BCSTA Responds to Vancouver School Board By-Election Announcement

[Vancouver, B.C. – August 3, 2017] The British Columbia School Trustees Association commends BC Minister of Education, Rob Fleming for his recent announcement which will see the return of a democratically elected board to the Vancouver School District by way of a by-election, taking place on October 14, 2017. 

Media Release: BCSTA Pleased with $50 Million to Fund Priority Measures in School Districts

[Vancouver, B.C. – January 5, 2017] Teresa Rezansoff, President of the British Columbia School Trustee’s Association, is supportive of today’s announcement that $50 million be allocated to BC school districts this January. The action is a first response to the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling this past December in favour of the BC Teachers’ Federation.