The next general local elections will be held on October 15, 2022.
Local school trustee elections allow the community an important opportunity to lead and oversee our valuable investment in public education.
Trustees are hardworking community leaders who come together in the context of a board in support of student success. The work is demanding, but important and rewarding.
- Election expense limits, guides, rule changes and nominators
- Election campaign accounts, financing and advertising
- School Trustee Oath of Office
- Term of Office, Inaugural Meeting and Oath of Office
- General local elections information
- The basics of general local elections
- School Trustee Election Procedures on gov.bc.ca
- BC Ministry of Education and Child Care
- BC Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
- Elections BC
- Civic Info BC
- Local Elections campaign financing
- Local Elections Manual
- Local Government elections information
- General local elections calendar
Spread the word
Download and share these posters with your community to help spread the word on why voting for trustees matter!
You can also download a French web and French print version.
A guide for school trustee candidates
The British Columbia School Trustees Association (BCSTA) is a provincial voice for trustees and boards of education in B.C. We offer trustees and school districts services and support, and we act as a provincial advocate for public education.
School trustees are elected members of a board of education. School trustees represent the public and advocate for public education in their community