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Parent Advisory Council

Welcome to Strathcona Elementary Parent Advisory Council! 

All parents/guardians at the school are members of the PAC and we invite you to come to monthly meetings where we discuss ways to improve our school through volunteering, community building, advocacy and fundraising.

Please see below for PAC meeting dates/times or subscribe to the school calendar here. Aboriginal elder advisor Allan Williams provides a land acknowledgment and welcome at these meetings, for which we are grateful. Food and childcare are provided at our PAC meetings.

The 2019-20 PAC board is:

  • Chair: Krista Sigurdson
  • Secretary: Pam Murray
  • Treasurer: Laura Rioux
  • Members At large:
    • Andrea Glickman (Advocacy)
    • Vicky Huang
    • Tiffiny Kindrid (Income Equity)
    • Amanda Qian
    • Eva Sam (Chinese communication)
    • Allan Williams (Elder advisor)
    • Erika Xu

Here are our 2019-20 PAC meeting dates (all held in the cafeteria. Free dinner at 6pm and free childcare provided)

Wednesday September 18, 6:30-8pm

Wednesday November 20, 6:30-8pm

Wednesday January 15, 6:30-8pm (cancelled)

Wednesday Feb 19, 6:30-8pm 

Wednesday April 15, 6:30-8pm (cancelled because of COVID-19)

Wednesday May 6, 6:30-7:30 (via ZOOM)

Wednesday May 20, 6:30-8pm (cancelled because of COVID-19)

 Wednesday June 17, 6:30-8pm (cancelled because of COVID-19)

Listerv sign up:

General Strathcona PAC contact: 

We also have a number of sub-committees working on different issues and they would love your involvement. We have a playground improvement committee, an equity committee, a technology/computers committee, a garden committee and a food security committee. 

Once a month the PAC executive board hosts a Friday social coffee cart by donation from 8:30-9:30am in the court yard. Come by and say hi! Join our listserv to find out dates.

Please subscribe to the PAC Listerv so that you can get information on important PAC events and issues.

We also reach families through a PAC Facebook site: 

and on Twitter

You can find our constitution here: Strathcona PAC constitution

And our meeting notes here (most recent listed at the top):

2019-2020 School year

May 2020 (unapproved notes)

April 2020 - No meeting held

March 2020 - No meeting held

February 2020

November 2019 

October 2019 - No meeting held

September 2019

2018-2019 School year

June 2019 AGM

May 2019 - no meeting held

April 2019

March 2019

February 2019 - no meeting held

January 2019

December 2018 - no meeting held

November 2018

October 2018

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