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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

New Teachers Conference

New Teachers Conference

On Feb 26th, the BCTF is offering an online New Teachers Conference.  The registration fee is only $25!   The District PD committee has committed a total of $2000 to support  new teachers who are interested in attending. If the teacher is in a contract, they can apply for an Ed Leave to have a paid leave for that conference […]

BCTF Virtual AGM

BCTF Virtual AGM

We are looking for 6 VTA members to attend the BCTF Virtual AGM from March 20-23. Email Dave MacKenzie at lar@vernonta.com for more information.

Job Opportunity: VTA Mentorship Coordinator

Job Opportunity: VTA Mentorship Coordinator

This coordinator position is funded and directed by the Vernon Teachers’ Association, and is distinct from the District Mentorship Program. This coordinator will continue to work alongside the District in supporting their mentorship program.

BCTF Radio Ad to Protect Our Schools

BCTF Radio Ad to Protect Our Schools

The BCTF is urging the provincial government to limit 15 students to a class, enforce a mask mandate, and improve contact tracing.

VTA Letter to the Editor

VTA Letter to the Editor

To the Editor Re: “No suspects yet on notes” On behalf of the members and staff of the Vernon Teachers’ Association, I’m writing to express our shared disgust and outrage at the repeated distribution of racist leaflets around schools and the defacing of a local candidate’s campaign poster with a sexist slur and a Nazi […]

Indigenous Non-Instructional Day – November 12, 2020

Indigenous Non-Instructional Day – November 12, 2020

https://sites.google.com/sd22learns.ca/nov12nid The Vernon Teachers’ Association appreciates taking part in the Nov.12 Indigenous Non-Instructional Day. Though the key note speakers and sessions are virtual on this day, we give thanks to the Syilx people for the land on which we learn. For years, Indigenous people have endured and continue to endure challenges and adversity in our […]

VTA Committees 2020 — 2021

VTA Committees 2020 — 2021

If you’re looking for an opportunity to become involved with the VTA and have a particular interest that you’re passionate about, in the Fall the VTA will be looking for members to fill various roles.

VTA New Teacher Induction

VTA New Teacher Induction

The Induction has always been a wonderful way to introduce new teachers to Vernon and the BCTF. In the formal part of the evening, Lisa LaBoucane welcomed the 17 teachers who have come from all over British Columbia from all levels of experience.