Representing Teachers In The Peace Country The Peace River South Teachers’ Association is proud to represent the Kindergarten – Grade 12 teachers of School District 59. Members can look back on the local’s history of advocating for students, teachers and public education.
Education + Teachers = A Great Future For Our KidsOur capable, dedicated teachers work to ensure that our children receive the education they need to contribute to our global society. Positive learning and working conditions support their educational progress.
We Are Committed to Protecting and Enhancing Public EducationThe broad aim of our education system should be to foster the growth and development of every individual so that she or he will be a self-reliant, participating member within a democratic society.
One Common Theme...Teachers Care!As teachers, we value our relationships with students, parents and the community. We also lobby, advocate, and speak out about issues that are vital to student success.
We Value Professional Development!Professional development (PD) is considered to be a process of personal growth through programs, services and activities designed to enable members to enhance professional practice.
Saskatchewan Essential Services Legislation Struck Down - Saskatchewan legislation limiting the ability of public sector workers to go on strike has been ruled unconstitutional. more
4 December, 2011
Important Facts about Teachers - The U.S. education system is shedding teachers at an alarming rate. This documentary, directed by Vanessa Roth and narrated by Matt Damon, delves into the problem. more
The Christie Clark government warned that public sector unions must start “being creative” – Could this be a hint that the government will seek concession from workers? more
7 February, 2012
After six months and more than 70 bargaining sessions, there is no sign that the BCTF and BC Public School Employer's Association are even close to reaching a settlement. more