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


Building Community One Piece of Driftwood at a Time

Passing by the courtyard at Robron Centre one can’t help but stop and stare in awe at the larger-than-life unicorn made entirely by driftwood! Affectionately named “Scirocco” by student and staff popular vote, the driftwood sculpture was built collaboratively by CAP, Apex, Equinox, Gathering Place and Nexus program students, under the guidance of artist Alex

2021 BCSTA Scholarships for Student Citizenship

  BCSTA will be awarding three graduating B.C. public school students who have shown exemplary citizenship in their school and community with scholarships worth $500 each. Application deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021. Click here to download the application package for 2021.

BCSTA Scholarships

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

The application deadline is Monday, March 1, 2021

November 27 – 28

Please save the date for these two action-packed days.

Academy Countdown

Academy CountdownNovember 27, 2020
Academy is underway!

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.”


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