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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$15,000 of Financial Support for People Impacted by Wildfires.

$15,000 of Financial Support for People Impacted by Wildfires.

To help ease the burden of evacuations and loss, Community Savings Credit Union is providing up to $15,000 of financial support to help union members impacted by wildfires. We will provide $500 in funds directly to individual union members that require assistance. $15,000 will be distributed through the Kamloops & District Labour Council, North Okanagan Labour Council, and South Okanagan […]

New Teachers’ Zoom Gathering

New Teachers’ Zoom Gathering

The BCTF will host its last New Teachers’ Zoom Gathering (NTZG) on Wednesday June 23, 2021. Last fall, we were shocked by a video of a Trans student being physically assaulted on school property in BC. This last NTZG will give new teachers an opportunity to reflect and share thoughts and concrete ways to make […]