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Dr. Jody Carrington – Keynote Speaker for May 21, 2021 Conference STAYING CONNECTED

Dr. Jody Carrington – Keynote Speaker for May 21, 2021 Conference STAYING CONNECTED

Dr. Jody Carrington is a renowned psychologist, sought after for her expertise, energy and approach to helping individuals, teams and organizations solve their most complex human-centred challenges. A bestselling author and revered speaker, Jody focuses much of her work around reconnection – the key to healthy relationships and productive teams. Her approach is authentic, real […]

VTA Virtual AGM April 26, 2021

VTA Virtual AGM April 26, 2021

Join us at 4pm LIVE on Zoom. Pre-Registration is required. Check your personal email, scan the QR code or visit vernonta.com. BCTF President, Teri Mooring, will be joining us.

Climate Justice

Climate Justice

You are invited to take part in the following two webinars on April 10 and April 22: Please save the date for two more opportunities through the Anti-Oppression Educators Collective:

May 21st PD Conference

May 21st PD Conference

Are you interested in the opportunity to facilitate or provide a workshop on our May 21st Conference? This is being planned as a virtual conference, considering the uncertainty of the Covid restrictions through the spring.  The District PD committee wants to focus on reflecting and celebrating the work that we have been doing, honouring the […]

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 […]

Social Justice Training Opportunity

Social Justice Training Opportunity

BCTF Workshop for Grade 4-8 teachers on April 7th, 2121.

Start a Book Club to Honour Black History Month

Start a Book Club to Honour Black History Month

Win 5 copies of The Skin We’re In by Desmond Cole for your staff at start a Book Club by entering a draw. How does it work? Find the post on our VTA Member Facebook page. Like the post OR Name your school in the comment section. The draw will be made February 16th, 2021. […]

LOVE EARTH EXPO 2021

LOVE EARTH EXPO 2021

Be a part of the SD22 Love Earth Expo – Celebrate Earth Day Every Day! Greater Vernon Museum & Archives will feature School District 22 student projects, artwork, demonstrations and displays in celebration of Earth Day 2021. It will take place April 19-30, highlighting a variety of SD22 Evironment Stewards’ work from kindergarten to secondary […]

Okanagan Zonal Pro-D: Coping in a Time of COVID

Okanagan Zonal Pro-D: Coping in a Time of COVID

Registration is now open for our February 12th Virtual Zonal Pro-D Conference.The theme is Coping in a Time of COVIDThis will be one of our best pro-d conferences. We have eight internationally recognized featured speakers along with thirty-two highly credentialed and experienced presenters.Click on the registration link to ensure you reserve your spot now!https://www.mycota.ca/conferences/february-pro-d.html