Connecting Leaders Conference:

Cultivating a Climate of Leadership

Connecting Leaders is the BCPVPA’s annual conference held around the provincial non-instructional day in October.

The 2019 Connecting Leaders conference will be held at the Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre in Penticton BC from October 24 – 26, and will feature keynote speakers Peter DeWitt, Gabrielle Scrimshaw and Dr. John Chenoweth.

Registration for the 2019 conference is now closed

Program Overview

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A former K-5 teacher and Principal, Peter runs workshops and speaks internationally about collaborative leadership fostering inclusive school climates and connected learning. His work has been adopted at the state and university level within North America.

Peter DeWitt

An Indigenous professional with a passion for creating social impact, Gabrielle has an MBA from Stanford and is a Gleitsman Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard. She is a regular contributor for Canada’s largest media outlets.

Gabrielle Scrimshaw

An educator and member of the Okanagan nation, John has devoted himself to Indigenous education at both the K-12 and post-secondary levels for more than 20 years. He was recognized with the National Inclusive Education Award in 2012.

Dr. John Chenoweth

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