BCTF leadership team re-elect at 101st Annual General Meeting
At the 101st BC Teachers' Federation Annual General Meeting, Glen Hansman of Vancouver Elementary was re-elected for a second one-year term as President. In addition, First Vice-President Teri Mooring from Quesnel and Second Vice-President Clint Johnston from Chilliwack were also re-elected to continue in their respective positions.
New BCTF ad campaign calls on teachers and parents to vote for a government that can be trusted to put kids first
During his opening remarks to the BCTF's 101st Annual General Meeting, BCTF President Glen Hansman previewed the Federation's latest television ad that will hit airwaves on Monday. The ad is the first part of the BCTF's campaign leading up to the provincial election and the period when school district budgets will be set for the coming school year. It can be viewed on Facebook and YouTube.
BCTF vote results on implementation of restored language
With 21,156 BC Teachers' Federation members participating, 98.4% voted in favour of ratifying the agreement to implement their restored collective agreement language. The agreement will see all the substantive working conditions that were unconstitutionally stripped from teachers' collective agreements restored.
BC Teachers urge government to take immediate action on seismic safety in schools
For over 15 years, repeated promises to seismically upgrade BC schools have been broken and multiple plans have been delayed, leaving BC’s teachers, school support staff, and students in unsafe and dangerous buildings.