PAC Intro

What is the PAC?

The Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is made up of all of the parents/guardians with children attending the school. With a child attending the school you are automatically in the PAC. That means you are welcome and encouraged to add your ideas by attending PAC meetings, volunteering, or contacting anyone on the PAC contact list.

What is the PAC’s goal?

The PAC’s goal is to communicate and cooperate with the School, the School Board, and Parents to advance the education of the students at school. For example: organize activities and events for the benefit of the school community. The following are just a few of the activities that parents help organize:

  • The Fruit & Veggie program
  • Fundraising
  • Field Trips
  • Head Lice program
  • Traffic & Safety volunteers
  • Gym Nights
  • Annual Skating Party
  • Sports Box organizing
  • Special performances for the kids

See the PAC Activities List to get a better idea of the activities the parent volunteers make happen.

When does the PAC meet?

Meetings are held (almost) every month; meetings last about 2 hours. Meetings alternate between Executive Meetings (Staff Room) and General Meetings (Library). Please email agenda items to the Sperling PAC Chair

Who attends PAC meetings?

The PAC executive are the core volunteers (they have specific roles i.e. treasurer), the school’s principal, interested parents, guest presenters, and sometimes teachers attend.

5 Good Reasons to Volunteer

  • You want to be ‘in-the-know’ regarding your child’s education
  • You want to be an influence on the school community that influences your child/children
  • You want to get to know more people at the school
  • You want to know more about the school
  • You can make a difference