Pop-up Conference for Early Career Teachers October 21st at Riverside Secondary in Port Coquitlam.

The BC Early Career Teachers’ Association (BCECTA) PSA is proud to be presenting a Pop-up Conference on Friday October 21st at Riverside Secondary in Port Coquitlam. 

Registration is now open.  
 We have partnered with CUEBC (Computer Using Educators BC) for an amazing day.

make sure you select “BCECTA” from the drop-down menu during registration to ensure the proper data goes through!


We also have discounted rates for student teachers if you have friends who may be interested.

Registration includes:

*   Keynote speaker : Chris Kennedy (West Van superintendent, former Riverside principal)
*   Hot catered lunch, snacks, and beverages throughout the day
*   Valuable door prizes including laptops, iPads, Sphero robots, and more!
*   Two additional free optional Saturday events: Intro to Coding for Teachers & Intro to Teaching Coding for Teachers

*   Welcome gift for every participant (valued at $40+) 

> a 4 port high speed charging station and a BCECTA lanyard!
> charge up to 4 devices at the fastest possible speed, safely and securely.

* One year’s membership to the BC Early Career Teachers’ Association is included, with access to our resources, newsmagazine, and proD opportunities.
* A variety of workshop choices from CUEBC around technology as well as specific workshops for early career teachers, student teachers and TTOCs from BCECTA:
 > technology based workshops available such as “Awwww SNAP(chat)! How to have social media and a job”
> specific workshops for early career teachers, TTOC and student teachers such as TTOC Tool kit, TTOC and the new contract, Young & New Workers health and safety,
> general interest workshops like “Creating a Gender Inclusive Classroom”
> many more which are being added daily and listed here:  http://cuebc.ca/conference/sessions.php

When you register be sure to select BCECTA as your PSA

Thanks for your time… we can’t wait to see you October 21st at Riverside Secondary!

Extra Conference details:

Door Prizes are selected throughout the day and registrants will all have a chance to win some of the following items:
  • iPad Pro
  • Laptops,
  • Chromebooks,
  • Spheros Robots,
  • Bluetooth speakers,
  • LittleCodr games
  • much more!

Keynote Speaker
Chris Kennedy is Superintendent of the West Vancouver School District. (The West Vancouver District is making huge waves lately as the upcoming host and organizer for TEDxWestVancouverED on Sept 24th. Watch highlights from the past few years by clicking here. )

Regular Rate (after Sept 22nd):
$150 BCTF Member
$175 Non BCTF Member

Venue Information (click for Google Maps)

We will also be holding our Annual General Meeting after the conference, with food & refreshments as a social event for all of our members! We can’t wait to see all of you and celebrate our first anniversary as an official Professional Specialist Association. It has been a tremendous achievement for early-career teachers to come together and form such a passionate initiative for supporting student teachers, new teachers, and TTOCs. This social event and AGM are our opportunity to say thank you, involve you in decisions, and build excitement for things to come! 

Please don’t hesitate to contact us in the BC Early Career Teachers’ Association executive committee if you have any questions (email, phone, or text
604-862-2045). We are excited to celebrate our first anniversary, so we can’t wait to see you in Port Coquitlam on October 21st! 

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