2022 BCPVPA Board of Directors: Final 2022 Election Result

The five successful Directors of the Board who will serve for a two year term 2022-2024 are: 

Heidi Grant - SD91, Nechako Lakes 

Sid Jawanda - SD57, Prince George 

Paul Marsden - SD36, Surrey 

Navshina Savory - SD38, Richmond

Tara Zielinski - SD45, West Vancouver

The successful incumbents are listed in alphabetical order by last name.

These five Directors will join the 2021-2023 Directors on the BCPVPA Board, beginning July 1, 2022:

Brian Leonard, SD43 (Coquitlam) – President
Darren Danyluk, SD6 (Rocky Mountain) – Past-President
Jacqueline Borosa, SD92 (Nisga’a)
David DeRosa, SD20 (Kootenay-Columbia)
Sanj Johal, SD44 (North Vancouver)
Read Jorgensen, SD61 (Victoria)
Sally Zryd, SD 73 (Kamloops-Thompson) 

BC Student Voice: Newsletter

The BC Student Voice newsletter highlights the impressive and diverse speakers from the virtual event held on April 21, 2022. It includes key takeaways and reflections from student participants and summarizes the subjects that were discussed. We hope that you find the topics and responses as inspiring as we do!

BC Student Voice 2022 Newsletter

Member Survey: BCPVPA Professional Learning & Development

BCPVPA’s Professional Learning & Development Directors are seeking member feedback on the programs, events, and offerings they have been curating for your professional learning. We value your ideas as to how we can continue to grow and develop in our support of members.

The survey will be open until June 15, and will take approximately 10 minutes to complete – thank you for your feedback!

Complete the survey

BCPVPA Diversity Matters Survey

We are inviting BCPVPA members to participate in the Diversity Matters Survey to help us to better understand the composition of our membership, and to create programming to assist members in supporting racial equity in their schools or programs. 

It should take less than 5 minutes to complete the survey, and the survey will remain open until May 31. Thank you for your participation.

The Canadian Human Rights Act stipulates that it is not a discriminatory practice to collect information if it is intended to be used in developing policy to support under-represented or marginalized people. Survey responses are anonymous.

Principl(ed) Magazine

Read this week’s featured articles from the March 2022 issue of Principl(ed):

Leadership Matters
Professional Learning and Development director Peter Johnston introduces members to the future plans for the department, including rebranded programs, new learning series, and partnerships that offer expanded resources.

BCPVPA Member Portal

Visit the BCPVPA Member Portal

To set up your password, follow the simple instructions sent in the August 31 Member Update, and log in anytime via the Sign In option on our website. You can easily update your account details under the 'My Profile' tile if you change roles, schools, or personal contacts.

What will you find in the Member Portal? Check out the overview, and we’ll bring you highlights each week in eNews as we continue to add content to the site.


Member Portal Highlight |  Look for the May 2022 Chapter Council Summary in the Member Portal under the ‘Member News’ tile. Summaries of recent Chapter Council Meetings are all there for review.

Visit the Member Portal, and let us know what you think: sandra@bcpvpa.bc.ca

The Principl(ed) Podcast

The Principl(ed) Podcast with host Chris Horton is a made-in-Canada monthly series that connects with BC school Principals and Vice-Principals who are working everywhere in the province, from the smallest rural schools to the bustling urban centres. 

The Principl(ed) Podcast is on hiatus until the 2022-2023 school year begins. We are excited to bring you the voices of education leaders across the province when we are back in September. 

Listen to previous episodes on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts and more! Link to your favourite platform here.

Thriving in Education

We continue to work with the data that we obtained from the Thriving in Education survey. Read Part 1 of an overview in the November 2021 issue of Principl(ed), and read the March 2022 Principl(ed) for Part 2

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: humanworks

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


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