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The British Columbia School Trustees Association (BCSTA) serves and supports our members, BC’s 60 boards of education, in their key work of improving student achievement. At the local level, as boards seek to engage their communities in this work, BCSTA provides professional development, legal counsel and communications. Provincially, our nonprofit Association acts as boards’ strong, unified voice in advocating to government, other education partners and the public on matters affecting public education.


The British Columbia Public School Employers Association (BCPSEA) is a full service employers’ association and is the accredited bargaining agent for the province’s 60 public boards of education, for unionized teaching and support staff in the British Columbia K-12 public education system. We provide a full range of human resource services with a focus on the development, coordination and facilitation of human resources best practices.


Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Members work in hundreds of occupations that help keep communities strong. We work for municipalities, school boards, airlines, hospitals, nursing homes, libraries, colleges, universities, social service agencies, the ambulance service, public utilities, and other public institutions.


British Columbia Teachers Federation (BCTF) – The British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF), established in 1917, is the union of professionals representing 41,000 public school teachers in the province of British Columbia, Canada. All public school teachers belong to the BCTF and their local teachers’ association.


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Learn more about the current services IH offers to schools: detailedgraphical or review the annual newsletter – Information for School Superintendents.

Interior Health Services to Schools

Nakusp and Area Community Forest

SD10 Arrow Lakes and NACFOR have developed a partnership for the betterment of our students and communities.
For more information on Education Resources in collaboration with NACFOR please visit the website:  Educational Connections

NACFOR/SD10 Partnership Slideshow

Kootenay Boundary Environmental Education

The Kootenay-Boundary Environmental Education Initiative (KBEE) is coordinated by members of the Kootenay-Boundary Chapter of the British Columbia School Superintendents Association (BCSSA). This includes School Districts 5, 6, 8, 10, 20 and 51. The KBEE was initiated to support a coordinated focus on K-12 environmental education across the region. 

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School District 10 Arrow Lakes serves the communities of north Slocan Lake and the Arrow Lakes with schools and programs in Nakusp, Edgewood, Burton and New Denver.

Our innovative approach to learning and the beautiful mountain settings that surround these communities, provide our students with unique learning experiences that gain praise in our province and beyond. We are well-recognized for innovation in place-conscious learning, environmental education, and for creatively personalizing learning experiences for our students.

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