A focus on breaking down barriers, stereotypes, and bias. An opportunity to celebrate Black Excellence through the power of music and word. We look forward to welcoming some very special guests to share with us:

The OTHER PeopleThe program developed by “the OTHER People” is specifically designed to enable individuals to recognize and acknowledge their biases, whether implicit or obvious. 

Carolyn Roberts (Professor at University of Fraser Valley and Indigenous Education Consultant)

Beth Applewhite (District Principal of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Reconciliation) and President of BCBELA (BC Black Educational Leaders’ Association)

Also featuring renowned musical guests Marcus Mosely and Khari Wendell McLelland.

When: Friday, February 9, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Where: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver, 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver


The BC Principals' & Vice-Principals' Association is a voluntary professional association representing school leaders employed as Principals and Vice-Principals in BC's public education system. We provide our members with the professional services and supports they need to provide exemplary leadership in public education.

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