[Vancouver, B.C. – May 5, 2021] Suzanne Hoffman is the new incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the BC School Trustees Association (BCSTA).
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
The work of a trustee
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
Our local voices matter
Driven by their central purpose, and confirmed by studies across Canada and North America, boards of education are making a positive difference in the lives of our students.PDF DOWNLOAD
Jodi Olstead, BCSTA’s director of finance and human resources, will be retiring as of July 31, 2021. Elaine Teng, currently BCSTA’s assistant to finance, will be assuming the role of director of finance effective August 1, 2021.
Each year BCSTA selects graduating B.C. public school students who have displayed exemplary citizenship within their school and community as recipients of the BCSTA Student Citizenship Scholarship.
Ministry of Education
“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.”
The BCSTA HUB is our member’s area.
Items such as district policies, meeting minutes, the Learning Guide, discussions and more can be found here.
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