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BCTF events

Annual General Meeting

Elected delegates from throughout the province set policy and future directions for the BCTF at the Annual General Meeting. The 100th AGM occurred March 12–15, 2016. The 2017 AGM was March 18–21, 2017 at the  Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver.


Facilitators' Institute

The Facilitators' Institute Training (FIT) brings together members from around the province to train in specific facilitation roles—professional development, school union rep training, and parent presentations. 

Federation Leadership Institute (FLI)

The 2016 institute for local leaders of the BCTF was held November 18-19, 2016. 

Summer Leadership Conference

The BCTF Summer Leadership Conference brings together provincial and local leaders to review and discuss Federation priorities and to train for specific roles in the union. 

Public Education conferences

The BCTF sponsors public education conferences on important issues in education. Parents, trustees, and members of outside groups are invited to these annual events. The next public education conference, Advocacy Works! will be held February 17–18, 2017 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond, BC.

External events

World Teachers' Day - October 5

Teachers around the province and in more than 100 countries celebrate World Teachers’ Day on October 5. World Teachers’ Day was proclaimed by UNESCO in 1994 to raise awareness and understanding of the challenges facing teachers every day. 

External events calendar

The BCTF Social Justice Program has published a calendar of national and international events. PDF format; Acrobat Reader required.