Giving the Future a Past

The Nanaimo-Ladysmith Retired Teachers Association is dedicated to preserving the area’s education history.


Skipsey Heritage Collection

Welcome to our new website featuring the Online Search for the Skipsey Heritage Collection, a collection of 3000+ historical teaching texts and related materials.

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About Us

The Nanaimo-Ladysmith Retired Teachers Association is a branch of the British Columbia Retired Teachers Association and provides a venue for retired teachers to continue to meet with former colleagues or make new like-minded friends.

About the NLRTA

Newsletters & Updates

The Good Life Newsletter - June 2023

The 2023 edition of the NLRTA Newsletter 'The Good Life'. A big thanks to Les Ellis for his past 8 years of service as President of our NLRTA.

BCRTA South Island Zone Meeting Report

Representatives from the Lower Vancouver Island (Victoria/Sooke), Cowichan, Gulf Islands, and Nanaimo-Ladysmith zones attended the South Island Zone meeting. The Director’s report summarized work in the BCRTA committee areas.

Letter to Retirees and AGM 2022 Report

We hope you are all doing well and enjoying this New Year. As we have no email address for you, we are sending this printed copy of the BCRTA AGM notes composed by our NLRTA delegates to the Fall AGM.

Announcing the new Member Interviews project: