The British Columbia School Trustees Association

Serving and supporting B.C.’s boards of education since 1905.

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


SD83’s AED Program Continues to Grow

The three year plan to implement automated external defibrillators (AEDs) into SD83 schools got a boost as the Regional District of the North Okanagan (RDNO) donated an AED to Grindrod Elementary School.

Unique Fundraiser in SD72 Gives Back

Move over chocolate-covered almonds or wrapping paper sales, several School District 72 schools have opted for a fundraiser that not only helps their school, but also benefits the community and those in need this fall and winter. 

BCSTA Scholarships

For 2021 we are offering three scholarships of $500 each.

The application deadline is Monday, March 1, 2021

Ministry of Education COVID-19 Information

“The British Columbia Ministry of Education is working with all 60 school districts, independent school authorities, First Nations schools and education partners to support a coordinated approach in response to COVID-19. The health and safety of school staff, students, parents and communities is the highest priority.”


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Vancouver, B.C. V6J 5K9
Phone: 604-734-2721