Teacher Education Program Orientation

Orientation is an important and mandatory starting point in the teacher education program.

On your first day as a teacher candidate, we have a day of engaging learning activities planned. You will find out how to prepare for the year ahead, consider important issues in education, and connect with your colleagues.

Details for 2021 Orientation Day will be shared in August 2021.

Orientation Dates:

Elementary & Middle Years and Secondary
Thursday, September 2, 2021 | Zoom

Student Orientation Schedule

Keynote Speakers:

Opening Keynote: “Indigenous Education – Why Me? Why Now?”
Brad Baker, North Vancouver School District Principal and Administrator of Indigenous Education

Closing Keynote: “A Candid Conversation About Racial Equity: Using a Cultural Humility Lens”

  • Beth Applewhite, Acting District Principal of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Burnaby School District
  • Kenneth Headley, District Vice Principal of Racial Inclusivity and Equity, Maple Ridge School District and Vice Principal, Maple Ridge Secondary School
  • James Morton, Vice Principal, Burnaby South Secondary School

West Kootenay Rural Teacher Education Program (WKTEP)
TBA | Nelson, BC