BC Teacher-Librarians' Association

Summer Challenge – What are you reading?

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The BCTLA is challenging you to take a book with you this summer!

Tweet a picture of yourself (#BCTLA) on vacation with your favourite book. Remember to include your location and book title in your post on either Twitter or Facebook. We hope to see some fantastic locations and even more remarkable reads!

BCTLA October Conference – Early Bird Prize

Oct 2019If you are planning on coming to our October Conference, register before September 15th and get a chance to win free conference registration for 2020 (Langley), or for second place, a $50 gift certificate to a local book store! You must be a BCTLA member to enter this contest. Winners will be selected randomly and winners notified by late September. Also, the winners will be announced at the conference itself and our website. Register today!

Renaissance Delayed: Supporting Early Career Teacher-Librarians in British Columbia 

bctf ReportAn eye-opening critical action report by Anne Hales and Leisbet Beaudry, it “gathers early-career Teacher-Librarians’ working and learning experiences, guided by the following research question:

What opportunities and barriers do beginning Teacher-Librarians encounter regarding continuing education, professional development, and teacher-led mentorship related to their specialist educator role?

The report mobilizes the study’s teacher-generated research findings by proposing key recommendations regarding future education policies and practices impacting BC Teacher-Librarians’ working and learning conditions.”

Link to the full article here.

Downloadable pdf here.

Registration is now Live! The October 2019 BCTLA Conference is coming!

Oct 2019

                         OCTOBER 25, 2019                                             ECOLE SALISH SECONDARY, SURREY

Registration for the October 2019 Conference is now live.

You can view the details and register here.

Glen speaks on Current Contract Negotiations

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Glen Hansman, our BCTF president recently conducted a radio interview with CBC on the struggles with current negotiations. You can listen here to the entire interview.