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

Lisa LaBoucane

Lisa LaBoucane

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

Alana Pethick

Alana Pethick

Office Manager
VTA Office
admin@vernonta.com

Alison Norris

Alison Norris

2nd Vice President
BX Elementary
vp2@vernonta.com

Our Latest News

Keep up to date reading our latest news

RED for BC ED

RED for BC ED

Teachers call for stronger safety measures from PHO as WorkSafeBC reports large jump in COVID-19 claims New WorkSafeBC data shows a 250% increase in occupational COVID-19 infection claims in the education services sector since early December, intensifying BC teachers’ calls for enhanced safety protocols in schools. BC teachers are at a significantly greater risk of […]

New Teacher Grant

New Teacher Grant

The District PD committee has established a New Teacher Grant of $2000 for the 2020-2021 school year. This is for any teacher who has 5 years or less teaching experience in BC, or any teacher who is new to their role. If you have used all of your individual school PD funds then you can apply for […]