The B (Burnaby) Outside Local Specialist Association is a group of Burnaby educators who meet each season to share stories and collaborate on ways to support place-based learning across the district through book clubs, workshops, and networks of support.

We are thankful to live, love, learn, and teach on the homelands and waters of the Coast Salish peoples, including the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish),and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. 

Our Goals

  • To promote and advance the teaching of Environmental Education in Burnaby
  • To develop an awareness of place-based learning
  • To advance and promote connections between Burnaby teachers and community partners
  • To provide professional development and leadership in Environmental Education