February 2, 2023 at 4:00 pm
The B.A.S.E.S. focus group session is to better understand the challenges facing BASES teachers and organize effective advocacy strategies.
B.A.S.E.S. Focus Group
February 6, 2023 from 3:30 pm –7:00 pm
STA Status of Women Committee's
We are excited to host an in-person Paint Night Wellness Event at Beecher Place. Coffee and tea will be available starting at 3:30 pm, with painting beginning at 4:00 pm. A delicious dinner will be served at 6:00 pm. We look forward to seeing you there! Please ensure you register asap as seats are limited.
February 9, 2023 • Westfield Country Club • 4 pm - 6 pm
Join your colleagues to connect with potential job share partners and learn about your rights when it comes to job shares. In addition to taking you through the application process, you will learn about possible denials and what options you have available to you.
Job Share Information Meeting
Staff Rep Training: Role of the Staff Rep
February 10, 2022 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
This virtual workshop introduces the skills and knowledge of the Staff Rep as a union leader, including the framework and functions of this role including actual pointers and processes.
We have received some feedback from members about principals pushing back when parents seek to exempt their children from writing the FSA. In the past couple of years, the Ministry of Education hasRead more
This Friday January 15th, students and educators across BC will be wearing black shirts in solidarity with the anti-racism and civil rights movements led by Black and racialized Canadians. ThisRead more
We acknowledge with gratitude and respect that STA members have the privilege of working on the unceded ancestral territory of the Coast Salish peoples, the qʼʷa:n̓ƛʼən̓ (Kwantlen), q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie), qiqéyt (Qayqayt) and sɛmiˈɑːmuː (Semiahmoo) who have cared for this land for thousands of years, and who continue to care for this land. As educators, we are committed to actions aimed at healing the broken relationship between settlers and Indigenous peoples.
The Advocate is a seasonal publication for members. The Advocate contains a report from the President, information from the table officers, updates, and information on current educational issues and issues of importance to Surrey teachers.