[September 16, 2022] The Ministry of Education and Child Care and K-12 education partners have provided a statement on support for SOGI.
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
BCSTA’s guide for school trustee candidates outlines how to run and highlights the impact trustees have on their community. Other resources for prospective trustees are hosted here as well.ELECTION RESOURCES
The Role of Boards
Trustees engage their communities in building and maintaining a school system that reflects local priorities, values and expectations. Boards are accountable to the people they serve.ABOUT TRUSTEES
[Sent June 29, 2022] President Broady to members of the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services: “As you will recall, the presentation I provided on behalf of the
[Sent June 22, 2022] President Broady to Minister Whiteside: “In response to the lack of additional funding and on behalf of our member boards of education, we ask that the
Local elections in B.C. take place October 15.
Learn more about the difference trustees make in their communities and how to run.
New Trustee Orientation and Academy
Our next major event for trustees takes place December 1-3.
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 HUB.
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