School Advisory Council

The School Advisory Council (SAC) typically meets the last Tuesday of the month. Typically the UFA SAC acts as an advisory council to the school and does not participate in or run fundraising initiatives as a council. All parents are welcome to come out to participate. You can reach the SAC at the following e-mail address:

Agendas and notice of upcoming meetings will be emailed.

Dates 2021 – 2022
September 28, 2021  – 7:00 pm
October 26, 2021 – 7:00 pm
November 23, 2021 – 7:00 pm
January 25, 2022 – 7:00 pm
March 22, 2022 – 7:00 pm
April 26, 2022 – 7:00 pm
May 24, 2022 – 7:00 pm (Virtual Meeting)

Past Workshop:
Owning Your Story – Having Authentic Conversations on Race and Diversity

Join the Ursula Franklin Academy Community, UFA School Advisory Council and the UFA Parents Anti-Oppression Committee for an exciting interactive workshop with other parents of high school-aged children in the West End of Toronto. All parents and teachers from UFA, Humberside Collegiate Institute, Western Technical-Commercial School, The Student School, and Parkdale Collegiate Institute are welcome! 

This workshop will be on Zoom on Wednesday, April 6th, from 7-8:30 pm. This workshop will be facilitated by Shauna and Demore Barnes of Create Possibility.

Come prepared to discuss race and diversity through an anti-oppressive lens. This discussion will be held in a virtual brave space of mutual respect and yearning for understanding. Expect to be challenged and engaged with many opportunities to learn and unlearn. We will be guided by the principles of courageous conversations see here:

 This is a highly experiential session – this is not a presentation. All participants in the interactive workshop will be asked to have their cameras on and participation is encouraged. The zoom link will be to sent to all registrants. This workshop is gratefully supported by a grant from the TDSB Parent Involvement Advisory Committee and the Ontario Government. 

Registration closed on March 31, 2022.




School Council Executive

Saiva Steinhards Chair
Samantha Hodder Recording Secretary
Sarah Schmidt Recording Secretary
Anne Keary Ward 7 Rep
Kira Vallance Communications

School Council Agendas and Minutes

Month SAC Agendas SAC Minutes
September 28, 2021 September 28th SAC Virtual Meeting SAC Meeting Minutes September 28, 2021
October 26, 2021 SAC Meeting Agenda October 26, 2021 SAC Meeting Minutes October 26, 2021
January 25, 2022 SAC Meeting Agenda – January 25, 2022 SAC Minutes Jan 25 2022
March 22, 2022 SAC Meeting Agenda -March 22, 2022 SAC Meeting Minutes March 22, 2022
April 26, 2022 SAC Meeting Agenda April 26, 2022 April 2022 SAC Meeting Minutes
May 24, 2022 SAC Meeting Agenda May 24, 2022  

School Council Emails & Newsletters