Gabrielle Scrimshaw is a Dene woman from Hatchet Lake, a small community in northern Saskatchewan. She grew up in a family with two sisters and her father, a single parent. She knows the challenges that Indigenous people face in Canada and said in her TEDx talk in Toronto, that by all statistics, she should not
In the book “Vanishing School Boards: Where School Boards Have Gone, Why We Need Them, and How We Can Bring Them Back” Patrick Rice asserts “school boards keep the public in public schools, have a positive effect on student achievement, function as trustees over district resources, and serve as advocates for public schools.” He backs
Following the trusteee elections in October 2018, close to half of the trustees elected were new to the role. This presents both an opportunity and a challenge to the BC School Trustees Association.
As November drew to a close, the BC School Trustees Association held their annual Academy. This year’s Academy moved back to downtown Vancouver, taking place at the Hyatt Regency hotel in the heart of the city.
Staff at the BC School Trustees Association have been keeping busy with only 62 days to go before the upcoming BCSTA Academy, taking place November 29 – December 1, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver. Taking place in the final week of November, both newly elected and seasoned trustees will find plenty of topics
Please note that preliminary details for 2018’s Trustee Academy are now online.
The BCSTA Annual General Meeting 2018 Report of Proceedings is now available online. The Report of Proceedings includes the Disposition of Motions and reports from branches.
“On April 27th, 2018, students from the four Nisga’a Villages performed at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Annual General Meeting of the BC School Trustees Association (BCSTA) in Vancouver, BC.” – Read the full story on nisgaanation.ca
On May 2017, shortly after their installment at the 2017 annual general meeting, the 2017/18 BCSTA board of directors came together in an intensive two-day meeting to map out the strategic direction of the Association for the year.
Working Together for Successful Student Transition April 26-29, 2018 Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Richmond, BC (map)