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

Academy BeginsNovember 28, 2019
38 days to go.

News & Updates

BCSTA Responds to Quebec’s Move to Eliminate Boards of Education

BCSTA’s board of directors is saddened to hear that Quebec has decided to move forward with the elimination of French language boards of education. The tabling of Bill 40, which seeks to eliminate French speaking boards in their province, removes local representation from the public-school system.

Media Release: BCSTA and UBCM Sign Updated Protocol on Consultation and Cooperation

[Vancouver, BC – September 26 2019] An updated agreement between the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) and the BC School Trustees Association (BCSTA) was signed at UBCM’s annual convention in Vancouver today. The protocol outlines areas of common interest for both organizations, and commits both parties to a collaborative, cooperative relationship.

Contact BCSTA

4th floor – 1580 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC V6J 5K9
Phone: 604-734-2721