Crichton Park Elementary

School Advisory Council 2023-24



What is a School Advisory Council (SAC)?

SACs bring together school stakeholders and individuals from local communities who share an interest in promoting student success. They provide parents/guardians, school staff, community members and when appropriate, students, with a voice to influence decisions that have an impact on student learning and well-being. As advisory bodies, SAC’s bring partners together to provide principals and regional centers of education (RCE’s) with advice that reflects the best interests of students from the point of view of the school community. SACs receive their authority from the Education Act (2018).

What are some of the Duties and Responsibilities of a School Advisory Council (SAC)?

The duties and responsibilities of an SAC include:

  • Participating in the creation of the SAC Agreement and by-laws
  • Collaborating to improve student achievement and well-being (see below)
  • Providing feedback on school practices and initiatives
  • Providing feedback on provincial policies
  • Oversite for SAC grant spending decisions

School Advisory Council Agreement

Provincial School Advisory Council Checklist


see below

HRCE SAC Documents and Communications

HRCE SAC Information

How do I contact my School Advisory Council (SAC)?

Members of our School Advisory Council (SAC)


Principal: Suzanne Hawkes

Vice Principal: Tracy MacDonald

Chair (parent): Jackie Spiers

Parent: Megan Rolles

Parent: TBD

Staff member: Monica Harding

Staff member: Mary-Emma Murphy

Staff Member: Rhonda Gibson

Community member: Erin Kennedy

Community member: TBD

Community member: TBD


SAC Annual Report See below

Meeting Dates & Times 2023-24

Dates: Sept. 28/23, Nov. 30/23, Jan. 25/24, Feb. 22/24, Apr. 11/24,May 25/24


Meeting Summaries

  • September 28/23


See minutes below