We are finally returning to an in-person conference with a virtual option for those who are unable to
attend for October 2022! The conference will be held at New Westminster Secondary School. It is a
15 minute bus ride from New Westminster Skytrain Station for those who will be taking public
For our keynote, we have David Robertson and our endnote is Ivan Coyote. Both will be amazing so don’t
miss out on this opportunity to listen to them speak!
This upcoming conference will also host the 7th Treasure Mountain Canada Research Symposium where Teacher-Librarians will be sharing their research and scholarly writing regarding the role of School Libraries. We look forward to spending Friday evening and Saturday discussing all the changes happening in the T-L World.
Online stream (2 options in each session) + Endnote – $40
Regular In-Person @ New West Secondary – Coffee, Lunch, Keynote, Endnote and multiple options in each session – $125
Treasure Mountain Canada 7 @ New West Secondary – Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch and Research Symposium on Friday night/Saturday – $175
Combined BCTLA In-Person / TMC 7 – $275
Early Bird Registration is happening on our new conference website! All those registered for this conference before June 30th will be entered in an Early Early Bird prize draw for a $50 gift certificate to a book store of your choice.
After the exceptionally difficult past year, it is so important to recognize the phenomenal teacher-librarian work happening in our province. The BCTLA would like to congratulate the following winners:
|Larissa Kaminsky, Lord Kelvin Elementary||BCTLA New Teacher-Librarian of the Year|
|Kailyn Bell, McKenzie Elementary School||BCTLA New Teacher-Librarian of the Year|
|Doni Gratton, Hollyburn & Irwin Park||BCTLA Teacher-Librarian of the Year|
|Chris Evans, Retired||Val Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award|
|Richard Beaudry, Langley||Val Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award|
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Our AGM is on May 7th from 9 to 11 am. It will be held virtually on Zoom, as large meetings are still not permitted to be held in person until after the spring Rep Assembly. We will be holding elections for Executive Committee positions at this meeting. This link describes executive positions in greater detail. If you would like to put your name or a colleague’s name (with their permission) forward to join the executive, please indicate your interest to our president, Kristie Oxley, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Executive members must be active BCTLA members. We will also accept nominations during the AGM. All Chapter Councillors have been invited to attend this meeting. If you are not a Chapter Councillor but would like to attend, please email email@example.com for the registration link.