Surrey Board of Trade says it’s taking leadership role during teachers’ strike

COMMUNITY ANITA Huberman Bod“THE start of the school year is a critical time for students. We know that with the continuing teacher strike, you may be looking at options for your children,” says Anita Patil Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “To help you, the Surrey Board of Trade’s strategic plan includes a strong focus on education for our youth, which will benefit our workplaces today and tomorrow. They are our future entrepreneurs and workers. The Surrey Board of Trade offers the following options for your children through innovative and generous partnership arrangements. Consider participating in one of them. Any questions, please contact me at 604-634-0342 or at”


  1. Free Math Classes – Students: Grades 1 to 9

Spirit of Math Schools will provide help to students by offering daytime math classes. The Surrey location is just beside the Surrey Board of Trade office. For more information, please contact Chrystal Lai at 604-304-4032 at They also have other regional locations and may be able to offer the same classes in those locations.


  1. Free Online courses – Students: Grades 10-12

Beyond DL School runs a program, offering students in Grades 10-12 online courses for graduation credits.  All of the courses are worth 4 credits towards high school graduation and are tuition-free.  The students will develop a learning plan that best suits their needs. For More information, please contact Avneet Gill-Dhaliwal at 778-565-1124 or at


  1. Entrepreneur and Leadership Program – High School Students aged 16-18

TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE), with the Surrey Board of Trade, are looking for highly motivated and energetic young participants to foster the next generation of entrepreneurs. TYE provides an opportunity to understand and build contacts in the world of business and entrepreneurship, learning directly from entrepreneurs and professionals who are actively involved in building and growing successful businesses. The program runs on Saturday mornings from October until June, preparing them for a global entrepreneurial competition. Applications are now open