Well that’s a wrap!! Another conference where our learning community was strengthened through connections and sharing strong practices!!

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Fall 2014

Cultivating Passionate Learners We are gearing up for our Annual Provincial Conference this Fall, October 24-26, in Coquitlam, British Columbia. Our theme this year is Cultivating Passionate Learners. If you are interested in presenting, the deadline is coming fast – … Continue reading

Wine and Cheese and Keynote Address

Unfortunately, Dr. Jeffrey D. Wilhelm will be unable to join us this year.  We are happy to announce David Booth as our keynote speaker for the Wine and Cheese on Thursday night: An Evening with David Booth: David Booth is … Continue reading

Saturday Institutes

Due to thoroughly positive feedback last year, we are please to continue our tradition of Saturday Institutes. Saturday offers three full-day institutes with some of the biggest names in literacy education. This is your opportunity to immerse yourself in a … Continue reading

Friday Conference Program

Morning Session (9-11AM) FR1-A Reading Power – A Practical Approach to Comprehension Instruction in the Elementary Grades. Adrienne Gear/ Vancouver, BC K-5 What is “comprehension instruction”? How can we ensure that our students do not develop into merely “decoders” but … Continue reading

Thursday Research Pre-Conference Schedule

This year we are introducing a Research Pre-Conference.  Our expanded conference format includes a full day of research presentations by leading academics. We can’t think of a better way to gear up for a weekend of connecting with colleagues than … Continue reading

Spring 2010

Lillooet Regional Conference “Expanding the Universe of Text” February 19, 2010   Lilloet Conference Program  

Conference 2010 Speakers

BCTELA’s Fall 2010 Keynote address will be given by Richard Wagamese: Richard Wagamese is one of Canada’s foremost Native authors and storytellers.  Working as a professional writer since 1979 he’s been a newspaper columnist and reporter, radio and television broadcaster … Continue reading

Fall 2013

Fall 2013 Conference: Multiple Pathways; Diverse Texts BCTELA PRESENTS: Multiple Pathways; Diverse Texts Provincial Conference, October 24-26, 2013 Delta Secondary School Ladner, British Columbia Conference Regsitration is open! We look forward to seeing you in October! Speakers  

Fall 2011

Teachers and Students Together: Leading Literate Lives October 21 – 22, 2011 Johnston Heights Secondary School at 15350 – 99 Avenue, Surrey B.C. Join us in Surrey for our annual fall provincial conference as we explore the ways students read … Continue reading

Spring 2011

Salmon Arm Conference Join BCTELA members and a number of inspiring writers as we come to know the writer within us. Writing workshops are a great way to encourage our students to explore their experiences as they live this life. … Continue reading

Fall 2010

Provincial Conference 2010 Building Pathways October 21st – 23rd, 2010 BCTELA’s annual conference brings together educators who are committed to teaching practices that respect and engage diverse learners. This year we feature sessions focusing on First Peoples literature and learning, … Continue reading

Fall 2009

Asking the Right Questions: Conference Schedule The Conference Schedule At-A-Glance Follow the links for specific session descriptions  THURSDAY   Research pre-conference FRIDAY Breakout sessions SATURDAY Full- day institutes  Morning 2 90-minute sessions  Morning 2-hour breakout sessions  Morning 3 themed institutes  … Continue reading

Spring 2009

Oral Language Symposium School District 43 (Coquitlam), in partnership with BCTELA, will be presenting a Secondary Oral Language Symposium with Dr. Sharon Jeroski on January 30, 2009. Featured Speaker Dr. Sharon Jeroski is an acclaimed writer, researcher, and speaker. Two … Continue reading

Fall 2008

Navigating English Language Arts in the 21st Century For Teachers of English Arts Grades 4 -12 Date: October 23, 24, and 25, 2008 Location: Delta Vancouver Airport Hotel, 3500 Cessna Drive, Richmond, BC V7B 1C7 Movin’ on up! This year … Continue reading

Spring 2008

Spring 2008: Exploring the New IRP In February, 2008, BCTELA spent a district pro-d day in Courtenay on Vancouver Island (SD #71).  We embedded a mini-conference within the district  conference that focused on exploring and implementing the new 8-12 English … Continue reading

Fall 2007

Writing Ourselves, Reading the World For Teachers of English Arts Grades 4 -12 Date: October 18 -19, 2007 Location: Sir Charles Tupper Secondary School, 419 – 24th Avenue East, Vancouver, BC, V5V 2A2 workshop at 2007 conference


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