The BC Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association
is pleased to present the latest issue of
Principl(ed)


Download the March 2020 issue

Principl(ed)
shares the stories of BC’s Principals & Vice-Principals
and is published three times a year:
Fall (November), Spring (March) & Summer (June)

Members and friends are invited to pitch content
contact sandra@bcpvpa.bc.ca

To advertise in Principl(ed), please see our
2019-2020 Rate Sheet

Principl(ed): Spring 2020

March 2020 Issue

Feature articles:

A President’s Perspective: Permission to Breathe
BCPVPA President David DeRosa shares his perspective on sustaining healthy relationships while navigating complex systems.

A Day in the Life of a District Principal
Step into the shoes of Selma Smith as she shares her experience as a District Principal, with the highlights, the challenges and everything in-between

BCPVPA’s Contract Advisory Committee
Explore the behind-the-scenes work of the CAC dedicated to improving employment contracts, salaries and benefits for Principals and Vice-Principals

PLD: Being an Effective Instructional Leader
Jessica and Elizabeth, Directors of PLD, share their insight on “instructional leadership” and why it’s important for communities

Roots: The Sm’algya̱x Program
Learn about the significance of the Sm’algyax language to the Ts’msyen community

Westcot Learning Stories
Explore how Westcot Elementary School celebrates classroom learning and is creating a culture of collaboration in their community

BC’s Framework for Enhancing Student Learning (FESL)
Find out how the FESL puts the needs of K-12 students first, and invites collaboration in supporting student success

The BC Commissioner for Teacher Regulation
The staff at the Professional Conduct Unit (BC Ministry of Education) share the process for the investigation of a filed complaint

Wellness: Take 3 from Jack MacNeill
Learn how to create a simple plan for self-care

Obstacles to Well-Being: In Your Words
Read what our members shared about obstacles they face in their practice

Leveraging Relationships through Mentoring: the Cmolik Foundation
Find out how Cmolik mentors are building quality relationships to help students succeed

Have Team Will Travel – the Provincial Program for FASD
Learn about the Provincial Outreach Program that aims to increase educators’ capacity to meet the learning needs of students with FASD

Jean Up for BC Children’s Hospital
Join BCPVPA in BCCH’s province-wide initiative to support kids

Presidents’ Panel: Advice for New Chapter Presidents
Words of wisdom from five BCPVPA Chapter Presidents

Book Review: The Gifts of Imperfection & Make Learning Magical
BCPVPA members, Kathy Fladager and Sue Tonnesen share learning from recent reads

Retirement: The New Chapter
Gain insight on ‘successful aging’ and transitioning into retirement

The Last Word: Kevin Reimer on Strategic Planning
Find out how we are setting organizational goals and building the next strategic plan for BCPVPA

 

The BC Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association
is pleased to present the inaugural issue of
Principl(ed)


Read President David DeRosa’s introduction

Download the November 2019 issue

Principl(ed)
shares the stories of BC’s Principals’ & Vice-Principals’
and is published three times a year:
Fall (November), Spring (March) & Summer (June)

Members and friends are invited to pitch content
contact sandra@bcpvpa.bc.ca

To advertise in Principl(ed), please see our
2019-2020 Rate Sheet

Principl(ed): Fall 2019

November 2019 Issue

Feature articles:

A Day in the Life of an Elementary School Principal
Principal Tim Mushumanski on his role, his school community and the unbridled enthusiasm of young learners

BC Partners in Education: BC School Superintendents Association
President Chris van der Mark on his journey, his role and developing the Educated Citizen

Book Reviews
Two BCPVPA members offer their reviews of books that intrigued and challenged them

Committee Profile: WIWC
The Workplace Intensification & Wellbeing Committee shares a focus on health and inclusion

Dave, from Trail
BCPVPA President David DeRosa on leadership, compassion, and meeting our members where they live

Guide to Being an Ocean Savvy Educator
Ocean literacy has become exceptionally accessible across BC with mobile programs and hands-on opportunities

Harassment: What It Is … and What It Isn’t
What do you do when the unthinkable happens? We explore the definition of harassment, and the steps that come with an investigation

LTD 101
Do you understand your Long Term Disability coverage? Morneau Shepell’s Ingrid Gailler on the BCPVPA LTD Benefits Plan

PLD: Supporting Learners
An October weekend brings together members to learn, collaborate and share

SKIDS into KIDS
Vanguard Secondary’s storytelling experience

The Last Word: Executive Director Kevin Reimer
On the path to building BCPVPA 2.0