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May 3-7 is TTOC Appreciation Week!

May 3-7 is TTOC Appreciation Week!

Recognizing our Teachers Teaching on Call, not only this week but every day. We support and value the immensely important work of our VTA TTOCs. They continue to go into any school and any class throughout the pandemic and help ensure students get the opportunities and support they need. Our schools would not be able […]

Q&A: Temporary Contracts and Conversion to Continuing

Q&A: Temporary Contracts and Conversion to Continuing

Monday, May 17th from 4:00pm-5:30pm VTA President Cori Huizer and SD#22 Director of Human Resources Malcolm Reid will host this virtual Q&A. This session will help members understand the language of temporary contracts and the processes to becoming a continuing contract teacher in SD#22. Click here for the Zoom link.

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. […]