Leading: Back to School Fall 2023

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A Welcome from the President
No matter your role, the beginning of the school year is a time of optimism and excitement. As a school leader, you have the unique opportunity to manage and shape the success stories of the students and communities you lead.

Meet the Executive Director
Scott Robinson joined us in the role of Executive Director just three months ago but brings a wealth of diverse experience in the K-12 sector in BC. Read on to learn more about our ED!

2023 Partnership Awards
The BCPVPA Partnership Awards recognize the valuable support provided to Principals, Vice-Principals, teachers and students by individuals and groups who have shared their time, energy and expertise to support local schools

What Guides and Directs our Practice?
From government regulations to district policy to professional standards, Principals & Vice-Principals need to be familiar with their rights and responsibilities.

Who’s Who in BC’s Education Sector?
The BCPVPA collaborates with various organizations in the BC education sector. Learn more about the many groups who are working to achieve success for students, staff and leaders in the province.

Fall 2023: Anti-Racism Reminders for BC Administrators
Let’s continue to erase racism from our schools! Keep these reminders on hand as a guide to your equity practice.

Coaching & Mentorship
The BCPVPA is currently developing a coaching network to support and develop leaders and future leaders in BC. Read more about it and why coaching is important.

What to Expect When You Reach Out
Whenever you find yourself in need of professional guidance or formal representation, you can reach our Member Support Services team. Read on to learn when to contact them and how they can help you.

Supporting Member Health and Well-being
There are many ways that the BCPVPA provides health and well-being support to our members. No matter where you are on the health and recovery continuum, our Director of Member Health and Well-being can guide you.

Happy New (School) Year
Darby Barnes writes some excellent tips to take care of yourself throughout the school year, including connecting, making small changes, and more.

Your Learning - Your Choice
Our Professional Learning and Development (PLD) team strives to equip school leaders across the province with the essential leadership skills necessary to prepare their students for the modern world. Learn more about their programs and how they can benefit you.

2023-2024 PLD Highlights
This school year will be full of flexible and powerful learning for school leaders, courtesy of our PLD team. Read to find which programs are right for you.


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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