From 7:45 AM to 8:30 AM BCSSTA Conference organizers will be available to provide live face to face support to answer any last minute questions.
From 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM Dale Martelli and members of the Executive and conference oganizing team will provide an opening welcome address and make a few introductions.
Drop-in session, no prior registration required.
Dale is the President of the BCSSTA.
My name is Dale Martelli and I am a father of 6, partner of an amazing teacher and academic, and a teacher at Vancouver Technical Secondary.
I am hopefully nearing the end of a PhD journey and I sometimes teach ethics in education at Simon Fraser University. I am also President of the British Columbia Social Studies Teachers Association.
As the Department Head of Social Studies at Burnaby North Secondary and a Vice-President of the BCSSTA, I have dedicated 30 years to the most important aspect of educating youth - ensuring they'll turn out better than the previous generation!
Chris is the Secretary of the BCSSTA.
Chris Teaches History in the Flex Humanities mini-school program, Economic Theory 12 and World History 12. Chris has a love of history, politics, and activism. He sponsors the Van Tech Student Council and GSA. At home he is a proud cat-dad.