Patients across Canada need blood donors more than ever!

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BC CAISE: Spring Conference 2022

Registration is open for the BC CAISE Conference on Relience, Compassion, and Well-Being. The conference will feature keynotes from Marilyn Poitras, Director of the Indigenous Law Centre at the University of Saskatchewan, and Corey Hirsch, former NHL goaltender, Olympic silver medalist, and advocate for mental health & wellness.

May 12 - 13, 2022

Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver

Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Strategic Leadership and Psychological Safety Survey 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

Inclusion Through a Heart-Mind Lens: A Journey of Identity and Belonging with Shelley Moore

A webinar for educators, parents, caregivers and service providers interested in supporting children's development. 

Expert educator and researcher, Shelley Moore, will share her own story of inclusion and how her understanding of belonging has deepened and evolved over time.

Wednesday, May 11 2022
9:30 - 11:00am PT

Teacher Collective Bargaining

Public updates on 2022 Teacher Collective Bargaining are available from the BCPSEA website.

The Provincial Collective Agreement between BCPSEA and the BCTF expires on June 30, 2022.

BC Platinum Jubilee Video Project

The BC Platinum Jubilee Video Project is asking schools to submit videos in celebration of Queen Elizabeth serving in her role for 70 years. If you are interested in learning more please find details here.

Jean Up! 2022: Don't Forget to Register

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. The BCPVPA is very proud to partner again with BCCHF for this campaign.

Get your school involved
This month-long initiative has gone digital, it’s not only easy to participate, you can also engage your school community in a fun and safe way.

  • Collect donations online by sharing your school’s donation link
  • Pick any day in May to Jean Up—or you can even celebrate all month long
  • BCCHF will provide stickers for all students to proudly wear, and will give schools all the tools they need, including messaging for newsletters and a poster to celebrate your progress

Register now!

Transformative Educational Leadership Program

Applications are now open for the 8th cohort of Transformative Educational Leadership Program at UBC. Become a part of a professional network focused on building leadership capacity and contributing to system change within the K-12 system. Application deadline is June 15 with the program set to start in October 2022. For more information please go to telp.educ.ubc.ca.

Johnson Insurance: Student Scholarship

Johnson Insurance is offering 50 scholarships, valued at $1000 each, to eligible students completing high school in 2022 and starting post-secondary education in the fall of 2022.

To learn more, visit: Johnson.ca/scholarship.

Applications are now open.

BC Ministry of Education & Child Care News

Council of the Federation Literacy Award: This year’s Council of the Federation Literacy Award is celebrating the achievements of an individual literacy champion who helps learners in B.C. acquire the literacy skills they need to improve their lives. If you know a literacy leader, educator, practitioner, or volunteer who helps others reach their full potential, please nominate them for this prestigious award. Nominations can be made on the Council of the Federation Literacy Award website until Friday, May 6 at 11:59 am.

Traditional Foods and Indigenous Recipes Webinar: You are invited to attend a webinar on May 12, 2022, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm PT. This webinar will include a presentation from three Indigenous chefs and knowledge keepers on the findings from Feed BC’s 2020 Traditional Foods and Indigenous Recipes in B.C.’s Public Institutions report, with a discussion on how schools can consider ways to integrate Indigenous recipes and traditional foods and practices for B.C. schools. Please email christina.waters@gov.bc.ca by May 9 to register.

Read the Deputy Minister's Bulletins

BCPVPA Connects

Join the Platform!

BCPVPA's BetterEducate platform is now BCPVPA Connects: powered by BetterEducate

Visit bcpvpaconnects.com and sign up for your free membership with the promo code BCPVPA123.


Early Intervention Program

The Early Intervention Program (EIP) is a province wide professional support service provided by the BCPVPA at no cost to you and is completely voluntary and confidential. The program supports BCPVPA Benefits Plan members experiencing health-related personal and/or professional challenges. Find out more

BC Retired Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association (BCRPVPA)

Are you or a colleague thinking of retirement soon? Please check the BC Retired Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association for benefits offered to retired members, such as affinity, health & travel insurance, prestige coverage, pensions & other topics of interest, and you will also find a mail-in application form on the site. The BCRPVPA looks forward to hearing from you if retirement is in your near future! Contact the BCRPVPA


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