Purpose: The purpose of this website is to promote the aims, policies and programs of the British Columbia Teacher-Librarians’ Association (BCTLA). It is subject to the terms of the Association’s constitution.

BCTLA Goals: To promote the essential evolving role of the teacher-librarian within the education community by:

  • Affirming the essential role of the teacher-librarian in learning and educational change.
  • Working towards improving the working and learning conditions in B.C. school libraries and learning commons.
  • Increasing the involvement of teacher-librarians in professional development and curriculum development.
  • Encouraging the participation of teacher-librarians in BCTLA activities and publications.
  • Advocating for strong school libraries.


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