STA New Teachers' Conference & Induction Ceremony

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STA New Teachers' Conference & Induction Ceremony

When and where

Date and time


Surrey Teachers' Association 201, 9030 King George Boulevard Surrey, BC V3V 7Y3 Canada

Map and directions

How to get there


Who? Beginning teachers in their first or second year of contract teaching who haven’t attended this event in the past are invited to attend.

Agenda items:

  • Welcome - Matt Westphal, STA President
  • BCTF Induction Ceremony - Teri Mooring, BCTF 1st Vice President
  • Moving Beyond Survival: What New Teachers Need To Know
  • Mythbusters: Understanding Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities
  • Supports available for teachers
  • Professional Relationships
  • Collective Agreement Scenarios
  • Important Dates; understanding your paycheque; Q & A
  • Connect and Network with other new teachers

Info for Leave Of Absence:

Teachers attending this event will have their TTOC paid for by the STA.

Part-time contract teachers who would otherwise TTOC on this day, please submit LOA use Article G. 7 - TTOCs conducting union business


Contract teachers please use Article G.21.7.h - Surrey Teachers’ Association Business
Details: STA New Teachers &TTOCs’ Conference
Cost of TTOC to be borne by: STA
Attention: Julia MacRae

Please book a TTOC for this day through the dispatch system as soon as possible after receiving confirmation that you are registered.

We will also be creating a waitlist, to enable us to give those people pre-registration for the next session in February.

Please refrain from wearing perfumes, colognes, aftershaves and other scented products at all STA events.

Please note:
Teachers Teaching-on-Call who do not have a part-time contract are not eligible to attend this event. We will hold a TTOC event in Spring. Please look for other STA-sponsored TTOC events.