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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
We are looking for 6 VTA members to attend the BCTF Virtual AGM from March 20-23. Email Dave MacKenzie at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.