VSTA General Meeting Report

VSTA GENERAL MEETING REPORT
The membership elected their delegation to the BCTF AGM and approved a building update to relocate by August 31, 2022. Thank you to all the candidates for putting their names forward and to all the members who attended the general meeting.

Talking Circle

The BCTF is looking to engage VSTA BIPOC community members in a Talking Circle around the relationship between police and school practices and a broader conversation around creating and sustaining safety in Vancouver schools. The Talking Circle will be grounded in Indigenous ceremony and cultural practices and lead by an Indigenous community leader. Register by February 1, 2022.

Refusal of Unsafe Work

Refusal of Unsafe Work Process. Please contact the office if you have questions about the right to refuse unsafe work. Click here for more information.

Pre-Retirement Workshops (BCRTA)

The BC Retired Teachers’ Association (BCRTA) offers free online workshops to help you plan your best retirement. Presented by BCRTA Pension and Benefit experts, this is an informative 90 minute session, packed with insights and resources.  Read more for dates and details.

SIGNS OF SUPPORT

In appreciation and respect for our health care workers, signs of support have been sent to Vancouver General Hospital St. Paul’s Hospital, UBC Hospital, BC Women’s Hospital, BC Children’s Hospital, Mount Saint Joseph Hospital, and GF Strong Hospital.

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VTF Bargaining Team Applications

VTF Bargaining Team Applications

In anticipation of ratifying the Vancouver Teachers’ Federation (VTF) local bargaining objectives tonight, the VSTA is putting out a call for members interested in being on the local bargaining team. Bargaining will begin later this month and will wrap up by March 4. There is a significant time commitment, as this role will pull you from your classroom or non-enrolling position on a consistent basis. If you have questions about the role, please email alyssa@vsta.ca, and if you are interested, please read more for the CV form and complete before noon on Thursday November 4.

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VTF GENERAL MEETING

VTF GENERAL MEETING

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021, 4:00 PM
No registration required.
Purposes: Ratifying the VTF Local Bargaining Objectives (the VSTA will bring the feedback and information gathered from the membership bargaining survey sent out in the spring). Read more for Zoom meeting link, agenda and Meeting & Voting Instructions.

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Pre-Retirement Workshops (BCRTA)

Pre-Retirement Workshops (BCRTA)

The BC Retired Teachers’ Association (BCRTA) offers free online workshops to help you plan your best retirement. Presented by BCRTA Pension and Benefit experts, this is an informative 90 minute session, packed with insights and resources.  Read more for dates and details.

read more

Events Calendar

  1. SEJ Committee

    February 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  2. Pro-D Committee

    February 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  3. Technology Committee

    February 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  4. Indigenous Educators Committee Meeting

    February 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  5. Executive Committee

    February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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