Ministry of Education Releases Fall K-12 Restart Announcement

The Honourable Jennifer Whiteside, BC Minister of Education, released BC’s plan for the K-12 September restart on Tuesday August 24, 2021. These are the links to the relevant documents:

BC K-12 Education Recovery Plan

Provincial COVID-19 Communicable Disease Guidelines for K-12 Settings

BCCDC Public Health Communicable Disease Guidance for K-12 Schools

BC COVID-19 Protocols for School and District Administrators and Staff

The BCPVPA has extracted an abbreviated guide which provides a summary of changes to the plans and guidance issued on August 24, 2021, by the BC Ministry of Education and the BC Centre for Disease Control/ BC Ministry of Health.

BCPVPA Member Guide: Provincial Health & Safety Update August 2021

BCPVPA Member Portal Launch: August 31

Get ready to find all of your BCPVPA and sector news, links and resources in one secure members-only location! Members will receive an email with log-in instructions for the Portal on Tuesday August 31.

Once you have set up your password, you can regularly visit the Portal from the Sign In selection on our website 

In Phase 1, you will find:

My Profile: update your contact information

Member News: the latest member communications, eNews, careers, media releases, and Association meeting minutes

Member Support Services: learn about compensation, contracts, and pensions, and find resources for a healthy life

Resources: BCPVPA core documents, education guides, articles of interest, research, reports, and surveys

Contacts: the Directors of the Board and the BCPVPA team: we’re here to help

Forms: a one-stop shop for forms and fillable documents

Phase 2 and Phase 3 will roll out this fall – stay tuned!

For more information about the Member Portal, contact


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