• DECEMBER 17, 2020
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    The STA stands with Indian Farmers

    The largest protest in human history is taking place in India. The Modi government has passed three bills allowing large multi-national corporations to largely control the agricultural sector. Sixty…

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    • DECEMBER 9, 2020
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    Frustrations over re-organization

    We know many teachers are concerned as reorganization is being contemplated in some schools, because some students are returning to face-to-face learning from the blended model. We have heard different…

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    • DECEMBER 9, 2020
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    Microsoft Teams and Confidentiality

    A reminder to be careful if you use the school district’s Microsoft TEAMS platform for union business and meetings. Although Teams is efficient for holding large meetings, be sure about who is in…

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    • DECEMBER 4, 2020
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    Red 4 BC Ed Campaign

    At our last General Meeting, we passed a motion to put pressure on for safer schools. Considering this, the STA is starting a Red4BCed campaign to build advocacy and awareness around…

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    • DECEMBER 4, 2020
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    Snack money?

    Each year the STA budgets so school staffs can claim some costs of snacks for in-school union meetings. Since we can’t be sharing food or even meeting in person this year, the Exec decided the money…

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    • NOVEMBER 27, 2020
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    Gender-Neutral Washrooms

    The policies and procedures of Surrey School District state that a guiding principle is that schools and workplaces be safe and caring for all.  All students have the right…

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