BCPVPA 2023 AGM
October 10, 2023 - The B.C. Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association will hold its Annual General Meeting on Friday, November 24, 2023, from 8:30 – 9:00 p.m. (PST) at the JW Marriott Parq Hotel, 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver.
Members are invited to attend the AGM where the 2023-2024 Directors will be sworn in, and the audited financial statements will be received. Registration opens at 8:20pm.
BCPVPA Statement Regarding September 20, 2023 Rallies
September 20, 2023 - The BCPVPA
issued a public statement in regard to the rallies that took place around the
province and in other Canadian cities on Wednesday September 20. Read here.
Premier David Eby’s letter of support, in response to BCTF President Clint Johnston
BCPVPA Career Opportunity
September 13, 2023 - The BCPVPA seeks a Director of Finance to join our team. September 25, 2023 - This posting has now closed as we review candidates. Thank you for your interest.
Leading: Back to School 2023 Magazine
August 23, 2023 - August 23, 2023 - Our 2023 issue of Leading: Back to School Magazine is now available online! The BCPVPA is delighted to welcome our members and friends back to school with information and inspiration for the year ahead. Read here.
BCPVPA - Summer Downtime
July 17, 2023 - Many of our BCPVPA office staff will be enjoying some vacation time during the July 17 – August 11 time period. Staff are available to provide member support, and to respond to other urgent inquiries during this time. For employment relationship support, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 604-689-3399 or 1-800-663-0432. For all other inquiries, please call 604-689-3399.
BCPVPA - 2023-2024 Board of Directors
June 29, 2023 - On July 1, the BC Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association (BCPVPA) welcomes our 2023-2024 Board of Directors, with members representing school and district-based administrators in the province’s K-12 public school system. Learn more here.
BCPVPA - Board of Directors Election Results
May 26, 2023 - The newly-elected Directors of the Board who will serve two-year terms 2023-2025 are (in alphabetical order by last name):
Jackie Borosa, Vice-Principal, SD68 (Nanaimo-Ladysmith), Darren Danyluk, District Principal, SD6 (Rocky Mountain), Renee Hislop, Principal, SD62 (Sooke), Sanj Johal, Principal, SD 44 (North Vancouver), and Tina Pierik, Principal, SD61 (Victoria)
BCPVPA - President-Elect Announced
May 19, 2023 - Dr. Shannon Behan (SD 47 Powell River) is the successful candidate for President-Elect following the second ballot which concluded May 18. Shannon will take on the role of President-Elect beginning July 1, 2023 and will assume the role of President July 1, 2024.
BCPVPA Standing Committees: Applications Open
May 18, 2023 - In addition to Ad Hoc Committees and Working Groups that may be established for defined projects, the BCPVPA convenes five Standing Committees. Learn more here.
BCPVPA - MSS Director Posting
May 18, 2023 - The BCPVPA has issued a posting for a Member Support Services Director. This posting has now closed
BCPVPA - Staff Announcement
May 15, 2023 - The BCPVPA has announced that Scott Robinson has accepted the role of Executive Director. Learn more here
BCPVPA - Accounting Clerks Posting
April 12, 2023 - The BCPVPA has issued a posting for two Accounting Clerks. (April 24 Update: the competition is now closed for applications)
BCPVPA - Executive Director Posting
April 5, 2023 - The BCPVPA has issued a posting for an Executive Director. (April 24 Update: the competition is now closed for applications)
BCPVPA Statement - Kevin Reimer
March 31, 2023 - The BCPVPA has issued a statement regarding Kevin Reimer's retirement. Learn more here.
BCPVPA Board of Directors - 2023 Nominations
March 31, 2023 - Candidate nominations are open until April 14 at 5pm for our May elections for one President-Elect and five Board Directors. Learn more here.
BCPVPA Student Scholarships – Applications are Open
January 27, 2023 - Each year, the BCPVPA awards scholarships up to 20 students who are graduating from the BC public school system and proceeding to post-secondary education. Learn more here.
January 24, 2023 - Multipliers® is now open for registration, facilitated by Peter Johnston, Director of Professional Learning & Development, BCPVPA. Two sessions on March 29 and April 4, 2023. Learn more here.
2023 BCPVPA Student Scholarships
January 20, 2023 - Information about the 2023 BCPVPA Student Scholarships will be released on our website on Friday January 27, 2023.
2023 IDEAS Forum Registration
January 6, 2023 - Registration is now open for the 2023 IDEAS Forum. Read
New Director, BCPVPA Member Support Services
November 25, 2022 - The BCPVPA is delighted to announce that Scott Robinson will join our team as Director, Member Support Services, effective April 2023. Read
Explorations for Aspiring School Leaders
November 4, 2022 - Registration is now open for the BCPVPA's four-part program for teachers interested in the role of Vice-Principal or Principal. Read
2022 BCPVPA By-Election Result
October 7, 2022 - The BCPVPA is delighted to announce that Dr. Shannon Behan, SD47 (Powell River) will join the 2022-2023 Board of Directors. Meet the Board
Career Opportunity with BCPVPA
October 6, 2022 - The BCPVPA has just issued a posting for a Director, Member Support Services, to join our organization. This role reports to the BCPVPA Executive Director, and works with both Senior Staff and Support Staff to continue the work of offering excellent employment relationship support to our members. Read
Provincial K-12 SOGI Collaborative
September 16, 2022 - The BCPVPA is proud to join with sector and community partners in the Provincial K-12 SOGI Collaborative, and to promote learning environments that are safe, respectful, and welcoming for all BC students. Read
Career Opportunity with BCPVPA
September 13, 2022 - The BCPVPA seeks a Member Support Services Assistant. Read
Board Director Nominations Open
September 1, 2022 - Nominations are now open for one Board Director seat, for a one year term of October 2022 to June 30, 2023. Read
Available Online | Leading: Back to School
August 24, 2022 - The BCPVPA is excited to share stories, guides, information, and inspiration for the year ahead in our most recent edition of Leading: Back to School.
BCPVPA Welcomes New President and Board of Directors
June 30, 2022 - Meet the 2022-2024 President and 2022-2023 Board of Directors here.
Available Online | June Issue of Principl(ed)
June 20, 2022 - Our most recent edition of the Principl(ed) magazine is now available to be downloaded from our website, here.
The History of the BCPVPA
June 1, 2022 - In Their Own Words documents the early years of BC school leaders and what led to the formation of the Association told by the people who lived it.
Sponsorship Invitation for Upcoming Events
May 27, 2022 - The BCPVPA welcomes sponsorship support from businesses and organizations for Foundations in July and Connecting Leaders in October.
BCPVPA Board of Directors Election: Results
May 20, 2022 - The results of the May 17-19 Director election have been announced. Read
BCPVPA Board of Directors Election
May 17, 2022 - Voting is now underway for the 2022 Director Election: polls are open until Thursday May 19 (PT). BCPVPA members have received their ballots by email.
BCPVPA 2022 Partnership Awards - Recipients Announced
May 17, 2022 - The 2022 Award recipients were honoured in a ceremony on Friday May 13, 2022. Read
Connecting Leaders - Registration Open
May 10, 2022 - Registration for the 2022 BCPVPA Connecting Leaders Conference opens today. Read
Board of Directors Election - Candidate Video Statements
May 6, 2022 - Candidate Video Statements are now available, and can be found in the Member Portal. Read
Board of Directors Election - Candidate Statements
April 27, 2022 - Candidate Statements are now available, and can be found in the Member Portal. Read
Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Strategic Leadership and Psychological Safety Survey 2022
April 20, 2022 - BCPVPA members received an invitation from Qualtrics to the UBC The Art of War, Strategic School Leadership and Psychological Safety Survey on Tuesday April 19. Find out more
BCPVPA Board of Directors Candidates Announced
April 19, 2022 - Nine BCPVPA members have been nominated for the five vacant Director seats on the 2022-2024 Board. Read
BCPVPA Board of Directors Nominations Open
April 1, 2022 - BCPVPA members can now submit nominations for Directors for the 2022-2024 Board. Read
BCPVPA Student Scholarship: Applications are Open
March 22, 2022 - We are excited to announce that the 2022 BCPVPA Student Scholarship applications are now open, learn more below:
2022 Board of Directors Election
March 3, 2022 - Nominations for the 2022-2024 BCPVPA Board of Directors are open April 1 - 15. Read
Jean Up and Help BC Kids
March 1, 2022 - This May, encourage your students to come together and wear jeans to show what they stand for: helping sick and injured kids to get out of their hospital gowns, and back into their own jeans. Sign up your school at JeanUp.ca/schools by April 15.
Foundations: The Next Generation of Short Course I
March 1, 2022 - Registration for Foundations for New School Leaders is now open. We are excited to offer Foundations in person on the UBC campus in July 2022, respecting any health and safety protocols that may be in place at that time, on July 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8. Register
Explorations for Aspiring School Leaders
February 1, 2022 - Registration for Explorations for Aspiring School Leaders (formerly named Essentials for Aspiring School Leaders) program is now open. Register
BCPVPA COVID-19 Safety Plan
January 31, 2022 - In accordance with the January 2022 Public Health Office requirements, the BCPVPA COVID-19 Safety Plan is available on our website. Read
BCPVPA IDEAS Forum
January 21, 2022 - Registration is now open for this annual event, which will again be virtual this year. Two exceptional keynote speakers and six engaging workshop presenters will engage attendees on February 11. Read
Delayed Return to K-12
December 30, 2021 - The government of British Columbia has announced enhanced safety measures and a delayed return to in-class learning for January 2022. Read
Explorations for Aspiring School Leaders
December 10, 2021 - BC teachers can find out more about the role of the Vice-Principal through our Explorations for Aspiring School Leaders (formerly named Essentials for Aspiring School Leaders) program. Registration opens early in the new year! Read
Ensuring Safe Access to Schools
December 9, 2021 - The B.C. government has introduced new legislation that will help maintain access to critical services, protect those who provide those services, and prevent disruptive behaviour from affecting schools and health-care facilities. More information is available in this news release.
Please familiarize yourself with the FAQ: Access to Services (COVID-19) Act document, which will provide you with the details regarding how this new legislation impacts K-12 schools.
Webinar: How School Principals Spend Their Time
December 07, 2021 - Please join us for a lively discussion where Dr. Katina Pollock will present research from the recently published book: How School Principals Use Their Time. Read
BCPVPA Leading for Equity Series
November 22, 2021 - We are pleased to announce the latest series from the Professional Learning and Development team. Read
BCPVPA IDEAS - Save the date!
November 2, 2021 - BCPVPA members and friends are invited to save the date for the 2022 IDEAS event on Friday February 11. Read
BCPVPA Connecting Leaders Conference - Oct 21 - 22
October 20, 2021 - The BCPVPA welcomes members and friends to our virtual conference with the theme Leading for Equity. Read
BCPVPA - Career Opportunities
October 12, 2021 - The BCPVPA has just posted these two opportunities:
Assistant - Member Support Services
Assistant - Professional Learning and Development
BCPVPA Retirement Seminars
October 6, 2021 - The BCPVPA has announced the dates for upcoming retirement seminars for our members. Read
Leading: Back to School Magazine
August 25, 2021 - The BCPVPA has released our annual digital magazine with tips, tools, resources, and inspiration for school leaders and other educators. Read
August 25, 2021 - Registration is open for this series of three webinars with ideas, support, and inspiration for leaders in remote schools. Read
Navigating the Journey Together
August 20, 2021 - Registration is open for this experiential series for educational leaders, facilitated by Miriam Miller and Dr. Hagar Goldberg. The first session is scheduled for September 23, 2021. Read
Leading the Way: Women in Leadership
August 13, 2021 - Registration is now open for this September 20 virtual event. Read
2021 - 2022 BCPVPA Board of Directors
June 30, 2021 - BCPVPA welcomes our 2021 - 2022 Board of Directors on July 1. Read
BCPVPA Member Guide
June 22, 2021 - The BCPVPA has produced an abbreviated guide which provides a summary of the BC Ministry of Education K-12 Education Recovery Plan, and the BC Centre for Disease Control/ BC Ministry of Health Public Health Guidance for K-12 Schools: Outlook for the 2021-22 School Year, issued June 17, 2021. Read
BCPVPA Mentorship Applications
June 17, 2021 - Online applications are now open for the 2021-2022 BCPVPA Mentorship Program. Read
BCPVPA Response to Times Colonist Editorial
June 10, 2021 - The BCPVPA issued a response to a recent editorial published in the Times Colonist newspaper. Read
BCPVPA President's Message
June 4, 2021 - The BCPVPA President issued a column in our member newsletter in memory of the 215 children discovered on the grounds of the former residential school in Kamloops. Read
A Call to Action
June 3, 2021 - The BCPVPA has issued a letter to the Prime Minister and other federal Ministers urging their attention to the TRC's Call to Action 75. Read
2021 BCPVPA Partnership Awards
June 1, 2021 - The recipients of the 2021 BCPVPA Partnership Awards have been announced. Read
Board of Directors Elections
May 28, 2021 - The 2021 Board of Directors elections have now concluded. Read
BCPVPA Statement Released
May 27, 2021 - The BCPVPA has released a statement regarding the BC Labour Relations Board (LRB) decision on the application for certification by the Southeast Kootenay Principals' and Vice-Principals' Association. Read
Director Election - Polls Open
May 25, 2021 - The election for five Directors will run from May 25 - 27. Read
May 21, 2021 - Brian Leonard of SD43 is the successful candidate for President-Elect. Read
Communications Assistant Posting
May 20, 2021 - The BCPVPA is seeking an experienced Communications Assistant. Read
President-Elect Vote Update
May 14, 2021 - The vote for BCPVPA's President-Elect will proceed to a second ballot May 18 - 20. Read
President-Elect Vote Underway
May 11, 2021 - The vote for BCPVPA's President-Elect launched this morning. Members will receive a unique ballot by email. Read
Candidate Speeches now available
May 7, 2021 - Candidate speeches for the President-Elect & Director Elections are now available. Read
BCPVPA Member Jean Up Contest
May 3, 2021 - This Jean Up month, members can show off their denim pride and be entered to win one of two $250 gift cards from Mavi Jeans! Read
BCPVPA Thriving in Education Survey opens today
April 29, 2021 - The Survey offers a platform for BCPVPA members and members of the BCPVPA LTD Plan to share what they are experiencing. Read
Candidate Statements for Board of Directors Election Now Available
April 28, 2021 - Statements from Director and President-Elect candidates are now available. Read
Candidates for Board of Directors Election Announced
April 19, 2021 - Review the candidate list. Read
Registration is open for 2021 Connecting Leaders
April 15, 2021 - Join us for the most anticipated event of the year on Oct 21-22, 2021. Read
Registration is open for Leading a Culture of Learning (LCL) Levels 1 & 2
April 15, 2021 - Engage in practical learning and sharpen your leadership skills through this unique program. Read
Nominations are now open for Board of Directors April 1, 2021 - Elections for five Directors and one President-Elect will take place in May. Read
Spring 2021 Principl(ed) Magazine now online March 19, 2021 - Download the latest issue of our member magazine, or select by article. Read
Jean Up Registration is open March 10, 2021 - Sign up your school for BC Children's Hospital Foundation's Jean Up movement. Read
2021 BCPVPA Partnership Awards March 9, 2021 - The nomination deadline is April 1. Read
Nominations for 2021 Elections March 9, 2021 - Nominations for President-Elect and five Director seats are open April 1-16. Read
BCPVPA Members Invited to BCPVPA IDEAS Feb 18, 2021 - This virtual event on Friday February 26 offers offers two sets of intriguing
breakout workshops, followed by a keynote address with speaker Tim Arnold. Read
BCPVPA Accepting Nominations for 2021 Partnership Award Feb 12, 2021 – BCPVPA members can nominate groups or individuals in their communities. Read
COVID-19 Public Health Guidance for K-12 Schools Feb 4, 2021 - Updated health and safety protocols were issued today. Read the news release
Read the Provincial COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines
Read the BCCDC Guide