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Event Series Event Series: New Teachers’ Conference

New Teachers’ Conference

October 30, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 2:45 pm

Who? Beginning teachers in their first or second year of contract teaching who haven’t attended this event in the past are invited to attend.

Agenda items:

  • Welcome – Matt Westphal, STA President
  • BCTF Induction Ceremony – Teri Mooring, BCTF 1st Vice President
  • Moving Beyond Survival: What New Teachers Need To Know
  • Mythbusters: Understanding Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities
  • Supports available for teachers
  • Professional Relationships
  • Collective Agreement Scenarios
  • Important Dates; understanding your paycheque; Q & A
  • Connect and Network with other new teachers

Info for Leave Of Absence:
Teachers attending this event will have their TTOC paid for by the STA.

Part-time contract teachers who would otherwise TTOC on this day, please submit LOA use Article G. 7 – TTOCs conducting union business


Contract teachers please use Article G.21.7.h – Surrey Teachers’ Association Business
Details: STA New Teachers &TTOCs’ Conference
Cost of TTOC to be borne by: STA
Attention: Julia MacRae

Please book a TTOC for this day through the dispatch system as soon as possible after receiving confirmation that you are registered.

We will also be creating a waitlist, to enable us to give those people pre-registration for the next session in February.

Please refrain from wearing perfumes, colognes, aftershaves and other scented products at all STA events.

Please note: 
Teachers Teaching-on-Call who do not have a part-time contract are not eligible to attend this event. We will hold a TTOC event in Spring. Please look for other STA-sponsored TTOC events.


October 30, 2018
8:30 am - 2:45 pm


Surrey Teachers’ Association
9030 King George Blvd
Surrey, BC V3V 7Y3 Canada