Leadership Skills in Under 5 Minutes

Read this month’s article: Leader, Educator, Manager, Community Pastor

This series written by Read Jorgensen, SD61 Principal, appears in the BCPVPA eNews on the last Friday of each month. 

OpED: Charles Ungerleider

In this week’s blog, Charles Ungerleider says it is more than ironic when candidates for school trustee campaign by “running against the board” on which they hope to sit; it is harmful to public education.

Read the latest blogpost here

Charles Ungerleider is a Professor Emeritus of Education at The University of British Columbia and Managing Partner at Directions Evidence and Policy Research Group. The views, thoughts and opinions expressed in the OpED articles are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy, or position of the BCPVPA.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resources

We are sharing book titles, articles, videos and podcasts to help support our members' continuing work of anti-racism and equity, and to help deepen our understanding of Canada’s diverse communities.

We would love to hear if you have found this column helpful, or if there are other ways that you would like to see BCPVPA share resources, please contact Erin Hughes.

Are you getting your school ready for Pride Month? Here are articles, blogs, and podcasts to give you inspiration and learning for the month ahead.

Gender. Sexuality. School. 
This podcast series features researchers, teachers, and artists speaking about the emerging work in the areas of gender and sexuality within the context of school. 

Translash is a podcast that tells trans stories and experiences to advance trans narratives, histories, and human rights. 

Articles & Blogs
CBC | 17 books for kids and teens to read during Pride Month
Bryan Gidinski | The Performance of Pink

UBC SOGI | Toolkits
QMUNITY | Printable Resources

ReFresh: Recess for Your Health

ReFresh is a BCPVPA health resource with simple exercises and information that you can explore. ReFresh appears as a Member Update every Wednesday. All ReFresh posts are archived here.

Read the latest ReFresh: Does your Work/Life Blend Need a Tune Up?

BCPVPA PLD Readers Corner

Each month, your BCPVPA PLD Directors will upload pertinent articles, blog post, or podcast on BCPVPA Connects and in the BCPVPA Member Portal under Resources/ Readers’ Corner for your quick learning opportunity.  

Read the latest article, and find Discussion Tips and Prompt Questions: "The top 4 advantages of being a principal / vice principal — plus tips to leverage them for wellness"


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