School trustees are ordinary citizens elected by other citizens to represent the interest of the entire public in the education process of creating our next generation of citizens to strengthen Canadian democracy.
The SD83 Individual Achievement Program (IAP) is designed to support students with diverse abilities reach their full potential and transition into the larger community.
BCSTA was proud to sign a memorandum of understanding with the First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) at our recent AGM.
BCSTA’s board of directors for 2022-23 were elected during our AGM.
Students at Burnaby North Secondary are getting ready for the first ever cross-district art exhibit for youth with diverse needs.
During election years trustees who have served 20 or more years on a board of education are recognized by the British Columbia School Trustee’s Association with an honorary life membership.
[Vancouver, B.C. – March 31, 2022] A new guide for school trustee candidates is available from the BC School Trustees Association (BCSTA).
Questions have arisen regarding the Greater Victoria Board of Education’s decision to sanction two trustees by suspending them from their duties.
[Sent February 18, 2022]
President Higginson to Ministers Farnworth and Whiteside:
“School districts that provide education programs in correctional facilities continue to face additional cost pressures and staffing concerns as they deliver these much-needed services.”
This year, the SD8 International Program was fortunate to host a Grade 12 student from Italy at LV Rogers Secondary School (LVR). The student is blind, so the first job of SD8 staff was to prepare teachers with tools they needed to make the student’s educational materials accessible.