Last week, I looked around a room where I was gathered with our education partners without internet access, having surrendered my cell phone moments earlier and been sworn to secrecy
The British Columbia School Trustees Association
Serving and supporting B.C.’s boards of education since 1905
Boards of education across B.C. are thankful to live, work and learn on traditional and unceded territories in all regions of the province. BCSTA is committed to reconciliation as we support our members in this work.
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 B.C. 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
[Victoria, B.C. – February 22, 2024] Despite some positives, today’s budget overlooks pressing needs in B.C.’s public education system. Funding to ease enrolment pressures and escalating costs facing families are
[Received February 9, 2024] Minister Rachna Singh to President Broady: “BC’s school system is expected to create and maintain conditions that foster success for all students and promote fair and
BCSTA’s Updated Learning Guides are a valuable resource for boards of education.
Virtual Session: Changes to Provincial Voting in B.C.
Join us virtually on March 7 to explore changes to electoral boundaries for the upcoming provincial election.
Each year BCSTA selects graduating B.C. public school students who have displayed exemplary citizenship within their school and community as recipients of the Scholarships for Student Citizenship.
BCSTA is committed to assisting boards with leadership development.
The 2023-24 Leadership Series takes place regionally.
Trustee Knowledge Series
BCSTA’s Indigenous Education Committee has launched the Trustee Knowledge Series in response to the B.C. Tripartite Education Agreement to help trustees, as well as members of the general public, learn more about Indigenous issues in education.
Trustees can access items such as district policies, meeting minutes, the Learning Guide, discussions and more on the BCSTA Portal.
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