About Us

What is the B.C. Art Teachers’ Association?

The BCATA is an association of teachers dedicated to supporting and promoting quality art education for all British Columbia students. The association provides a network for art educators at the Primary, Intermediate and Graduation levels, and provides opportunities for professional development and collaboration. It is a PSA (provincial specialist association) of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation.

As a BCATA member, you will

  • join a network of over 300 K-12 and Post-Secondary art educators in Canada to share ideas and information
  • be able to participate in the annual conference with a variety of keynotes, workshops and events
  • receive 4 issues of Visually Speaking, a resource for studio and media arts educators at all levels
  • receive 2 quality journals on specific issues in art education
  • receive a discount card for purchasing art supplies at OPUS stores

To become a BCATA member, complete the PSA (Provincial Specialist Association) application form, and send form and fee to the B.C. Teachers’ Federation. PSA Services, BCTF, 100-550 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4P2