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  • Remedy FAQ Update

    Remedy FAQ Update

    I am feeling pressure from my admin to take remedy time even though I don’t want to. Do I have to take it? No. Teachers cannot be compelled to take remedy if it will not be helpful to them. Do I have to take remedy time before the end of the school year? Teachers are

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  • Retiring or Leaving the District?

    Retiring or Leaving the District?

    Things to consider 1. Notice The STA has previously advised that if you are resigning from the District (e.g. to work in another district) you are only required to give 30 days’ notice ahead of the start of the next school year. You can, of course, give more notice of resignation or retirement. 2. Benefits

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  • Mentorship: Join Mentor36 Now!

    Mentorship: Join Mentor36 Now!

    Teaching: you don’t have to do it alone! As a new teacher, or someone new to a grade level or subject area, things can get overwhelming. There’s a lot of responsibility on your plate, and you’re working very hard. Studies show that when teachers support one another, everyone benefits. Whether you’re brand new or experienced,

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  • STA Scholarships and Bursaries for Children of Members

    STA Scholarships and Bursaries for Children of Members

    Did you know that in addition to the Jennifer Wadge Memorial Social Justice Award, the Surrey Teachers’ Association annually awards six $2,000 scholarships and six $2,000 bursaries to the children of STA members? In order to be eligible for a scholarship or bursary, applicants must be the graduating children of STA members active during the

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  • Reporting Grievances Resolutions

    Reporting Grievances Resolutions

    As many of you know, the STA filed two grievances on reporting in the fall of 2016. This was in response to what many teachers saw as an unreasonable change in expectations from the district around the reporting tools. The two grievances were filed on the Professional Autonomy and Technological Change clauses of the collective

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