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What are PSAs?

The BCTF includes 33 provincial specialist associations (PSAs) PDF file; Acrobat Reader required.. PSAs are channels for members to exchange ideas on research, teaching strategies, curriculum development, and other shared interests.

Contact PSA Council members by e-mail to ask about their PSA.

What do PSAs do?

  • PSA conferences
    Each year, scores of volunteers organize provincial and regional conferences for colleagues. The PSA conferences are highlighted on the BCTF's PD Calendar as well as in the PSA conference brochure. The 2017 PSA Super Conference took place on October 20–21, 2017.
  • PSA workshops
    Many PSAs offer workshops for schools or districts, often at cost. PDF file; Acrobat Reader required. 
  • PSA publications
    Volunteers, who are teachers themselves, produce newsletters and/or journals. BCTF members may join any of the Federation's PSAs. Subscriptions to PSA publications are available to non-BCTF members or institutions. 
  • E-mail lists
    Subscribe to any of the PSA e-mail lists. Some lists are open to all members.

How does one join a PSA?

Join a PSA to share your expertise and obtain information.

Online membership registration is available. Click here to join or renew PSA memberships now.

Alternately, download and print the PSA application form PDF file; Acrobat Reader required., and mail it to the BCTF with the appropriate fees.

For information concerning PSA applications, contact Michele Steele, 604-871-1802 or 1-800-663-9163 local 1802. 

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