The VSTA welcomes new members to Vancouver. In terms of support, the VSTA offers the “New Teachers” workshop from the BCTF on an annual basis as well as an induction and welcome ceremony. New members are encouraged to attend Committee meetings, as well as Council and to reach out to their School Union team for support. See the BCTF New Teachers’ Handbook – https://bctf.ca/NewTeachersHandbook/
Wednesday, March 3 from 4:00 – 5:30. Agenda: Terms of Reference (draft); Redirections & Reassignments; SFE, Health & Safety and Technology Feedback. Read more for registration details.
FEBRUARY 26 – The BCTF New Teachers’ Conference brings together beginning career teachers who have been teaching for 5 years or less, members who are new to the district, members who are teaching new topics or grades, and teacher candidates from all over the province.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 – 4:00-5:30 pm. Agenda item include: proposed VSTA By-law Changes, Job Shopping VSB Updates, Health & Safety, Technology, Terms of Reference and BCTF New Teachers’ Conference. Read more to register!
The BCTF will have regular New Teachers’ Zoom Gatherings. The first one will be on January 27 at 3:30 p.m. The goal is to provide space for new members with less than 5 years experience to meet and chat informally. For more details and registration, read more.
VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSION – Wednesday, November 18 from 4:00 pm-5:00 pm via Zoom. Read more for agenda and registration info.