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2015 Membership Update: 

Membership continues to grow, please help BCCCA promote our mission by referring us to others who might also be interested in supporting our cause.
New Members for 2015:
New Associate Members for 2015:

Annual Legislative Luncheon Update: 

This is a unique opportunity to meet your local MLA’s  & Cabinet Ministers for lunch and establish and strengthen personal and industry relationships. Did you know that each year in British Columbia over 48,000 students enroll in regulated private career training institutions (PCTIA, 2014)? Over 315 private career-training institutions are registered in B.C., which in the fiscal year 2013-2014 cumulatively added $256M to the B.C. economy through tuition revenues alone (PCTIA, 2014). 

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BCCCA 2015 Excellence Awards: 

Nominations are now being accepted for BCCCA’s awards for Outstanding Graduate and Outstanding Educator award, which will be presented at our Awards Gala, on October 8th, 2015 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at our annual conference. Members are encouraged to nominate qualified candidates in the following categories:  
  1. Outstanding Graduate – Our aim is to recognize the efforts and accomplishments of graduates who has demonstrated leadership, inspiration to others, innovation and creativity in their chosen field of study.  One student will be selected from the top candidates by the conference planning committee. 
  2. Excellence in Teaching – Our aim is to recognize the efforts and accomplishments of educators who demonstrate a passion for sharing their knowledge and experience, and inspiring their students through superb teaching and mentorship. Members are encouraged to identify and honor educators who model such commitment. One educator will be selected from the top candidates by the conference planning committee.
  3. Excellence in Business– Our aim is to recognize the efforts and accomplishments of private career colleges who demonstrate stategic leadership and effective frontline management by establishing, maintaining and leveraging exceptional workplace culture. This may include, but is not limited to: innovative job design, unique compensation and benefits, a commitment to employee learning and development, employee charitable giving programs, and peer mentorship and training programs. The business should be able to clearly communicate how the culture leads to improved business performance outcomes. Must be nominated by three employees. One college will be selected from the top candidates by the conference planning committee.

To download the Excellence in Teaching nomination form, please click here

To download the Outstanding Graduate nomination form, please click here

To download the Excellence in Business nomination form, please click here

Please click here to view our 2014 BCCCA Award Winners: Trevor Fraser and Julian Bond

 Nominations are due by September 1st, 2015.
To nominate an outstanding graduate or educator, please contact Amanda Steele, at 604-874-4419 or by email at

Open Call For Good News Stories: 

Over the past few months, BCCCA has been involved in a strong push to increase its communications activities in an effort to showcase the industry and benefits of private post secondary education to key decision makers, stakeholders, government officials and the general public.  Our efforts in this regard have included scheduling organized meetings and events with government officials and regulators including the Ministry of Advanced Education, SABC, PCTIA and QAF, in addition to increased public responses to media stories, and presence on social media platforms, etc.
As part of this new direction we would like to publicly highlight the great news we know is happening almost every day within the industry and, more specifically within our membership.  In this regard we ask that you share with us your good news stories. Do you have a good news story worth publishing? Let us know!
Featured Good News Story: 
Sprott Shaw College, awards scholarship to woman who lost her family in a Typhoon 
Please send your news and idea’s to Amanda Steele, at or contact her directly by phone at 604-874-4419. 

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Upcoming Events

Annual Legislature Luncheon - Victoria, BC
Annual Conference - Vancouver, BC
10/7/2015 - 10/9/2015
Annual Christmas Dinner - Vancouver, BC
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