The BCTF will issue 72 hour strike notice.
President Jim Iker attributes it to little progress being made at the negotiating table.
He says it will begin Wednesday and will be administrative in nature.
Iker says it won’t impact report cards or extra-curricular activities but warns things could escalate if progress isn’t made at the negotiating table.
The main sticking points include the proposed 10 year contract which teachers dislike, salaries and class size and composition.
The union received an 89 percent strike mandate six weeks ago.