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

Lone Leaders

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 

President-Elect Announced

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 MayRead

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

BCPVPA Partners with Corwin Press for Spring Events 
Feb 2, 2021 – The BCPVPA is pleased to partner with Corwin for upcoming events in Spring 2021. Read

BCPVPA Statement Regarding SD33 School Trustee Nov 26, 2020  – The BCPVPA issued a statement regarding comments made in a Facebook post by Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld. Read

Oct 14 Media Release Oct 14, 2020 – The BCPVPA issued a release regarding advocacy for BCPVPA members in their contract relationships. Read

BCPVPA Celebrates National Principals’ Month Oct 1, 2020 – October is National Principals’ Month, and there is no better year to celebrate the critical role that Principals and Vice-Principals play in the success of BC’s public education system. Read

BCRPVPA’s Letter of Support to BCPVPA Members Sept 17, 2020 – “The number of questions which you are having to answer each day must be overwhelming.” Thank you to our friends at the BCRPVPA for your letter of support to BCPVPA members. Read

Statement Regarding BC’s Return to School Plan  Aug 4, 2020 – The BCPVPA released a statement regarding BC’s Return to School Plan. Read

K-12 Restart Plan

July 31, 2020 – The BCPVPA jointly released a letter with our partners in education regarding the K-12 Restart. Read


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