[Received November 17, 2022] Minister Whiteside to President Broady: “I am pleased to let you know that the Public Sector Employers’ Council Secretariat (PSEC Secretariat) has recently confirmed that the
At BCSTA’s spring annual general meeting members decide on the advocacy directions their Association will carry out the following year.
Based on the resolutions coming out of AGM, these advocacy efforts have a major impact on government policies and decisions relating to K-12 students. BCSTA advocates for boards of education by meeting and corresponding with key leaders in education and by raising public awareness. Review BCSTA’s strategic plan for more details on our ongoing advocacy work.
Recent Advocacy Letters
Below you will find some of BCSTA’s most recent letters and correspondence with provincial government and other organizations to advocate for the actions outlined in our resolutions. If you wish to review advocacy content beyond this preview, you can do so by clicking the “letter archive” button above.
[Sent November 21, 2022] President Broady to Premier Eby: “With many newly elected trustees being sworn in this fall, now is a critical time to establish shared priorities and highlight
BCSTA recently received several letters from Minister Jennifer Whiteside of the Ministry of Education and Child Care in response to a number of motions from our annual general meeting.
[Sent October 13, 2022] President Broady to Minister Robinson and Minister Whiteside: “Currently, British Columbia’s school districts face significant unfunded cost pressures related to salary increases for exempt staff, which