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Vancouver Secondary Teachers’ Association

COUNCIL MEETING
Thursday, December 16, 2021
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Croatian Cultural Centre

 

AGENDA

Chair:  Omar Kassis
4:00 The VSTA acknowledges that we work and live on the unceded joint traditional territory of the ʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil ̓ -Waututh) Nations.
  1. Commitment to Solidarity  (2021-12-10, EC)
  2. Agenda
  3. Minutes of October 28, 2021
  4. Site Issues
  5. Vancouver Secondary School Counsellor Association
Goolieff/Reid
THAT the VSTA support the formation of an LSA, the Vancouver Secondary School Counsellor Association, a subsection of the VSTA, and a member of the BCSCA, effective January 1, 2022. (Chris Tse)
  6. Semester System
  7. Staff Organizational Meetings
  8. Susan McIntosh Gladstone Bursary VSTA Donation
  9. VSB – Anti-racism and Non-discrimination Report
  10. Challenging Student Behavior
5:15 RAFFLE!
  10. VSTA Committees
    a) Indigenous EducationSpirit Lavallee
    b) Health & SafetyMichael-Don Borason
    c) Professional DevelopmentKathryn Walks
    d) Social & Environmental JusticeSarah Ng
    e) TTOCPaul Falardeau
    f) Working/Learning Conditions & BargainingJesse Taylor
    g) Technology Carl Janze
  11. Unfinished Business
  12. New Business
    a)

Collaboration Time

Willetts/Ganatra
THAT 2022-2023 school year includes collaboration time at the 2018-2019 school year rate of 1 hour per month, and that the collaboration time from 2021-2022 be reimbursed.

    b)

Coup in Sudan

Falardeau/
THAT the BCTF publicly condemn the coup in Sudan and the actions of the Sudanese military (which includes the arrest of teachers); while also supporting strike action by Sudanese workers resisting the coup.

6:00 13. Adjournment
         

 

 

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