Welcome To CITE …


CITE Cohort 2019-2020

“CITE invites you to challenge your assumptions of what a teacher is and what kind of teacher you can be. If you are curious by nature, this cohort is for you. Through guided self-reflection, critical exploration of theory, and carefully supported implementation into practice, CITE cultivates a deep respect for the craft of teaching, humility for the task ahead of us, and a sense of wonder about what is possible.” 

 – Evan (recent CITE Graduate) 

“It takes a village and a big heart to teach. CITE connects you with a supportive community of peers and mentors at the very start of your teaching journey. It challenges you to inquire and explore by providing teacher candidates with a strong culture of collaboration and reflection. The relationships and skills you build with CITE are invaluable and empowering. CITE is my village and I would choose it again in a heartbeat.”

– Kristi (recent CITE Graduate) 

“CITE is built on the foundation of community and curiosity. CITE fosters a supportive community that values innovation, collaboration, and reflection. The staff, faculty and the mentors throughout the Richmond School District that worked and learned alongside the CITE cohort were supportive and highly committed in our Teacher Education. Throughout my year with CITE, I was able to strengthen my understanding of what type of educator I wanted to be, and I created life-long connections, relationships and a community that is truly invaluable.”

– Abigail (recent CITE Graduate)

Karly (recent CITE Grad) with Cohort Sneak Peek

Welcome to CITE! 

We are celebrating our 23rd year as an elementary B.Ed. program option at UBC in the Richmond School District.  The following pages provide an overview of the program.  If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.


-Anne Phelan, Caitlin Blaschuk and Tony Clarke (on sabbatical during 2020)