Serving and Supporting BC’s Boards of Education

The British Columbia School Trustees Association

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 BC 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

News & Updates

Advocacy: Eligibility Requirements for Teacher Training

[Sent August 8, 2019] President Higginson to Minister Fleming and Minister Mark: “As indicated in the motion’s rationale, applicants in rural communities are often not able to meet the standards for admission to a teacher education program. This includes candidates with undergraduate degrees who indicated that equivalent education was not considered acceptable in the admission

British Columbia School Trustees Association

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