Grade 6/7 students at Maple Ridge Elementary learned how to write their own meaningful land acknowledgements as part of Truth and Reconciliation Week.
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
Inclusive schools that welcome all students, families and staff are central to public education in British Columbia. British Columbia School Trustees Association has always supported and led initiatives focused on
[Sent September 12, 2023] President Broady to Minister Dean and Minister Singh: “In their unique role as voices of their local communities, boards of education are equipped to provide feedback
BCSTA’s Updated Learning Guides are a valuable resource for boards of education.
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.
In partnership with the Ministry of Education and Child Care, BCSTA will be hosting webinars for members and district senior staff.
Trustees can access items such as district policies, meeting minutes, the Learning Guide, discussions and more on the BCSTA HUB.
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