BRITISH COLUMBIA TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
(Currently Under Construction)
Who we are
The British Columbia Technology Education Association (BCTEA) is a Provincial Specialist Association (PSA) of the British Columbia Teachers Federation (BCTF). The BCTEA represents Technology Education teachers and those teachers promoting the development and growth of Applied Design Skills and Technologies (ADST), Makerspaces Trades and Tech Ed in British Columbia schools. The BCTEA also works with like minded groups at the Elementary and Secondary levels (K – 12) in addition to organizations that are involved in areas such as trades training and setting industry standards for training young workers.
BCTEA Members are teachers within the public school system (K-12) in British Columbia actively involved with the implementation of the Applied Design, Skills and Technologies curriculum.
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BCTEA President’s Message – May 3, 2023
BCTEA President’s Message – May 3, 2023 As we enter the last quarter of the year,
October 20th PSA Conference 2023 Released
The PSA conference website has been released! This years PSA conference will be hosted by the Comox Valley Shop teachers at G.P. Vanier Secondary School
BCTEA President’s Message – Jan. 13, 2023
BCTEA President’s Message – Jan. 13, 2023 Happy new year to all! It has been a long while since there has been a president’s
BCTEA Executive Goals for the 2022-2023 school year
The goals for the BCTEA Executive for the 2022-2023 school year are attached. As discussed at this year’s AGM the BCTEA Exec will start posting
Skills Ready Projects for ADST Teachers
Skills Ready BC has put together a great resource of projects for teachers. Visit them at https://projects.skillsready.ca/
BCTEA Supports BCIT’s Request for an Accelerated program
The BCTEA along with many other parties in BC is writing a letter of support for BCIT’s Technology Teacher Education (TTED) program expanding to re-introduce
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2023 Conference Info & Location (Friday, Oct 20th)
“We are all ADST” is a BCTEA Conference with workshops for Elementary, Middle and Secondary teachers of BC. This year it will be hosted at Georges P. Vanier Secondary School in the beautiful Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. The Comox Valley School District is a progressive district with many unique ADST programs in both the Elementary and Secondary schools. Georges P. Vanier went through extensive upgrades 5 years ago and boasts 5 fulltime shop programs (Metal Shop, Woodwork Shop, Automotive Shop, Electronics/Drafting Lab and a Construction Building).