All parents and staff of École Dickinsfield are members of the School Council. Ten to twelve members are elected or appointed as officers at the beginning of the school year at joint School Council, Parent Association Annual General Meeting. Seven (7) parents are elected; the school principal and two (2) staff members also serve. One or two community members may also be invited to serve.
The School Council meets once a month during the school year. All members are invited to these meetings. Meeting dates are announced in the school newsletter and posted at the school.
The School Council advises and consults with the principal on any matter relating to the school. The goal is to facilitate co-operation between parents, staff and administration to maximize student learning.
The School Council also serves as a liaison between parents, the Public School Board and Alberta Learning. Council assists in long term planning for the school and school policy issues.