New Executive Committee members to be elected at Representative Assembly
Members of the Representative Assembly will vote in a by-election November 2–3, 2018 to fill two Member-at-Large vacancies on the BCTF Executive Committee. Eight candidates had filed the required nomination forms by the deadline. Read their bios and candidate statements here.
BCTF submits funding recommendations to government committee
To help solve the chronic underfunding problems facing our schools, many of which are holdovers from the previous BC Liberal government, the BCTF made 17 recommendations to the Legislative Assembly’s finance committee. The recommendations deal with adequate overall funding, support for all children with special needs, seismic upgrades, required resources to support the new curriculum, and the ongoing teacher shortage in BC. Read the news release to get all the details.
BCTF policy statement on inclusive education for students with special needs
At the BCTF’s 2018
Annual General Meeting, the Federation re-affirmed its commitment to the inclusion of all students in British Columbia’s public schools. The policy specifically states that “every student can learn, and every student is entitled to an appropriate
education and full range of education services in their community.” More...