In follow-up to the June 15, 2020 presentation by BC School Trustees Association President Stephanie Higginson, BCSTA provided the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services with some additional information and comments.
[Sent April 24, 2020] President Higginson to Minister Fleming: “I write you on behalf of the British Columbia School Trustees Association to share our appreciation for the efforts put forward by the Ministry of Education in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Originally posted on news.gov.bc.ca. Educators will have an easy-to-use video-conferencing and collaboration platform to communicate remotely with their students while in-class learning is suspended to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Under the direction of the Provincial Health Officer, the Minister of Education has suspended in-class instruction in all schools until further notice.