Conference 2023 Comox Valley

Friday, October 20th

Early Bird Registration (EXTENDED until September 30th)

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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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2023 Conference Info & Location (Friday, Oct 20th)

Comox Valley

“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).