Welcome to the Vernon Teachers' Association!

We support and represent our members in Vernon, Lumby and Cherryville (within School District #22).

Our commitment to our members is to advocate for a safe space where members are valued, respected, and feel a sense of belonging in order to meet their emotional, mental, spiritual and physical needs.

We value our members' voices and energy. We support members with resources to engage and elevate the profession.

We believe that with ample support and space members will courageously and confidently embrace their creativity and passion. This will result in members flourishing in their profession while experiencing peace of mind and joy.

Meet Our Executive & Staff Members

Our members are always helping you to succeed

Cori Huizer

Cori Huizer

President
VTA office
president@vernonta.com

Billie Jo Beaudoin

Billie Jo Beaudoin

Vice President
VTA Office & Beairsto Elementary
vp1@vernonta.com

Robin Coogan-Penner

Robin Coogan-Penner

Pro-D Chair
VTA Office & WL Seaton Secondary
pdchair@vernonta.com

Shawna Mitchell

Shawna Mitchell

Bargaining
Kidston Elementary
bargaining@vernonta.com

Our Latest News

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The Well Teacher Group

The Well Teacher Group

A Virtual Workshop to help positively affect teachers’ physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30th 2021 is the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. This day honours the children who were taken from their homes and families and sent to residential schools. Many of us are learning how to feel and communicate about this painful history. September 30th is an opportunity for us to honour […]