Mount Boucherie Secondary, West Kelowna, B.C.
October 20th & October 21st
BCTEA Conference 2016



Best Western PLUS Wine Country Hotel & Suites
3460 Carrington Road
West Kelowna, British Columbia, V4T 3C1, Canada
+1 250 7071637



Super 8 West Kelowna Hotel
1655 Westgate Rd, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Tel: (250) 769-2355  Fax: (250) 769-2370

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District Reps Meeting October 20th, 2016

Super 8 Hotel Conference Room

Meeting Notes:

District Reps Meeting Notes Oct 20 2016: BCTEA District Reps Meeting 2016

Future Directions Meeting Notes Oct 21 2016: Future Directions 2016

BCTEA AGM Meeting Notes Oct 21 2016: AGM BCTEA 2016


Below is the agenda for the 2016 BCTEA District Representatives Meeting.  Each School district is asked to provide a district rep person to attend the annual Technology Education district reps meeting to learn the most current information concerning Technology Education, and to provide input to the BCTEA executive from their district. 

If you are a District Rep or LSA president, please contact Randy Grey to confirm your attendance at the meeting.

TimeAgenda ItemPresenter
12:30pmWorking lunch and IntroductionsPowerPoint Agenda
1:00pm – 1:20pmNew curriculum update, ADST 10 – 12Nigel Reedman, Zale Darnel
1:20pm – 1:45pmMinistry of Education update, ADST, Skills Exploratory, course codes, etc
Patience Cox
PowerPoint Presentation
1:45pm - 2:15pmITA, Industry Training Authority, update on youth initiatives, such as funding for skills exploratory and in-depth trade sampler courses, SSA and ACE ITJason Leber
PowerPoint Presentation
2:15pm - 2:20pmBreak
2:20pm - 2:35pmLearning from accidents & near misses? Roger Bortignon
2:35pm - 2:50pmConstruction Association’s new pilot program to give industry recognized credential to high school students for taking Technology Education classes and work experience. Jordan Perrault
PowerPoint Presentation
2:50pm - 3:05pmCanadian Welding Association update on initiativesTrent Conrad
3:05pm - 3:15pmBreak
3:15pm - 3:30pmBCTEA communications update – Website, Facebook, Eview, Magazine, Database of teachersSteve Claassen
3:30pm - 3:45pmBCIT and UBC Teacher Education programsRoger Bortignon, Stephen Patrina
3:45pm - 4:45pmDistrict reps reporting out and general discussions
4:45pm – 5:00pmDraw prizes & Adjournment