May 3, 2019 Message to Members
BCPVPA Partnership Awards
Remarkable things happen in schools every day. Teachers go the extra mile to coach teams, a local group donates some much-needed equipment, parents fundraise for special events, volunteers fill needs as they emerge, and school leaders spend every moment trying to create the best environment and experience for students and staff. It’s not…read more
April 26, 2019 Message to Members
BC Student Voice
I’m working on Saturday, but somehow it doesn’t seem like work. I’ll be joining several dozen impassioned, smart and lively students at the BC Student Voice Spring Forum. My session with these students will focus on a discussion of the Grade 10 Literacy & Numeracy, and Grade 12 Literacy programs: their candid feedback…read more
April 18, 2019 Message to Members
I did something important yesterday, something that I hope will have a lasting and meaningful impact: I completed the 2019 BCPVPA Membership Survey.
I know. It often seems like everyone is competing for your opinion, your feedback or your outlook, about products you use or events you attended. But if you’re going to complete one…read more
April 12, 2019 Message to Members
A Different Way to Serve
As I prepare for the April 12-13 Board of Director’s meeting, I’m reminded of the diversity of thoughts and perspectives that will soon gather around our Board table.
Of the many strengths of the BCPVPA, our diversity is critical to our success as an organization. This is reflected in our committee work,…read more
April 5, 2019 Message to Members
As we return to our schools fresh from the break, Spring is in the air and the natural rhythm of the season offers sensory reminders that we are well beyond the half way point in another school year.
I hope the break was just that: an opportunity for Principals and Vice-Principals and their school communities…read more