School Advisor Resources

As an experienced teacher, you have been selected as someone who models effective teaching and who is willing to mentor a beginning teacher. We hope that you and your teacher candidate will both benefit from the support, feedback, and interaction — the rewards of a good advisor-advisee relationship.

The School Advisor Resources Blog provides guidelines, advice, planning resources, and FAQs about the teacher education program, as well as forms and templates relevant to your role as a school advisor.

School Advisor Benefits

School Advisor Benefits

Thank you for agreeing to be an advisor to a teacher candidate in the UBC teacher education program. In recognition of your service, we provide a choice from two benefits:

  • tuition fee certificate or
  • recognition gift

The order forms will be available from October 2, 2023 to March 15, 2024. To redeem the offer, please make your selection and complete the form before March 15, 2024.

Tuition Fee Certificate

Redeeming a Tuition Fee Certificate

Tuition fee certificates are valid for two years from the issue date and are fully transferable to colleagues or immediate family members.

Tuition Fee Certificates• 1.0 credits for a teacher acting as the sole school advisor for a UBC teacher candidate
• 0.5 credits for teachers acting as shared advisors for a UBC teacher candidate
ExpiryCredits must be redeemed within two years of the issue date
(i.e., August 2026)
TransferabilityCredits are fully transferable to any colleagues within the school.
Credits are fully transferable to immediate family members.
Maximum Credits Allowed6 credits for any given practicum session
Recognition Gift

Recognition Gift

School advisors who do not request a tuition fee certificate are eligible to receive a gift from the Faculty of Education. This year, we are offering a Secrid Miniwallet and large umbrella.