April 17, 2020 Message to Members
We all say it, every day. To a colleague, for their support, to a student, for their energy, to someone in the community for lending a hand. But the words have taken on an even deeper meaning, and I feel we’ve never meant it as much and as clearly as we mean it…read more
April 9, 2020 Message to Members
What Do You Need?
To those of you who find yourselves losing track of the days, you are not alone. We are used to the hallway hustle and bustle, the quick and easy passing conversations with colleagues, students and families, the daily schedule packed from a.m. to p.m. We are geared for fullness, and often…read more
April 3, 2020 Message to Members
Courage is Contagious
Coming into this week, many of us were experiencing a state of anxiety and worry that was far above what we would consider ‘normal’. Although a return to familiar routines and a powerful sense of purpose has tempered this elevated emotional state, our new routines are likely far from normal.
“Vulnerability begets vulnerability;…read more
March 13, 2020 Message to Members
I feel pretty certain that I am not the only one who has stopped and reflected this week on where we are in space and time. Space, because I am thankful to be a Canadian and a British Columbian with access to a steady stream of reliable information about the threat of the Coronavirus…read more
March 6, 2020 Message to Members
International Women’s Day
One of the great events that BCPVPA has launched in the past few years is our Leading the Way: Women in Leadership luncheon. It’s in mid-September, at a time when our members are back in their schools and just past those first few weeks of wonderful organized chaos. It’s an electric event,…read more