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General - Provides volunteer opportunities on an as-need basis. Could include volunteering in the library, cafeteria, as well as assisting with picture days and hearing and vision screening.
Bulletin Board - Maintains the PTA bulletin board in the main lobby.
Teacher Liaison (Staff Member) - CPES Staff member who coordinates and communicates PTA activities/needs to the CPES staff and vice versa.
Teacher Reimbursement - Oversees the proper submission of receipts and forms, approves the reimbursement requests, and then forwards them to the treasurer.
National Spelling Bee - Reserves space, distribute and advertise guidelines for the event, find volunteer judges/pronouncer and coordinate the actual event.
Reflections Volunteer - Coordinates the National PTA Reflections Program and Awards Ceremony for the arts recognition and achievement program for students in literature, musical composition, photography & visual arts.
Before & After School Programs - Organizes and helps implement all before after school programs to include FLEX programs, Math Club, and Chess Club.
Math Club - Oversee general running of math club program and each of the grade groupings which meet weekly.
Chess Club - Oversee the general running of chess club and provide instructor assistance.
Hospitality - Coordinates Teacher/Staff Appreciation Weeks throughout the school year, as well as helping with grab and go snack bars during Teacher Workdays.
Sixth Grade Activities - Coordinates sixth grade fundraising for an end of year social, as well as a sixth grade promotion ceremony. Assists with sixth grade activities throughout the year.
Donation Request - Seeks monetary and gift donations from local and national companies (stores, restaurants, tickets, etc.) to be used as raffle and auction items. Works with Business Outreach Committee.
Membership - Coordinates PTA membership drive events and maintains CPES PTA membership roster. Helps distribute membership packages and updates membership information. Promotes PTA membership throughout the year.
Yearbook Photographers - Designated photographers for each grade level.
Puma Pounce & Carnival - Looking for volunteers to help work on a NEW spring event that will incorporate 2 past favorites. Volunteers will research and help lay the ground work for this exciting opportunity!
Korean Immersion - Korean Immersion parents and staff who coordinates and promotes PTA activities/needs to the Korean community and vice versa.
Tuesday Flyer Coordinator -
Business Outreach - Researches and works with local businesses to build a partnership for different school events and sponsorships.
Family Fun Night - Coordinates family fun events in the evening at CPES and seeks volunteers to help with ticket and food sales. Past events have included movie night, game night, and evening book fair night.
Restaurant Fundraising Night - Workings with local businesses/restaurants to coordinate evening fundraising events. Research local restaurants, make & distribute flyers to promote and attends the evening of. CPES PTA will earn a portion of proceeds of this event. Past partners- Rita’s Fairfax, Papa John's, Chipotle
Basketball Challenge - Contacts the PTA of a local elementary school and challenges them to a friendly basketball game; contacts a local area high school to reserve space for the event to take place. Handles the marketing, ticket sales, spirit sales, set-up/clean-up, etc. associated with this event.
School Packs - Coordinates with teachers to put together grade level school packs, which contain the supplies needed for the following school year
Information Technology - Coordinates, edits, and publishes the weekly (maybe bi-weekly or monthly)PTA newsletter. This includes coordinating deadlines & submissions with teachers, administrators, & parents. Maintains and updates Facebook, Twitter, and other social media accounts to keep students and parents informed about PTA events. Liaises with the website chair to ensure information is coordinated.
Cultural Arts - Researches potential assemblies for the school year, works with PTA Board and School Admin to schedule and attends the day of assembly to make sure all goes well. Assists Librarian with Author Visits.
Fundraising Ideas - Research and call vendors that do fundraisers for schools. Present findings to the board and/or arranges meetings with companies for further information.
Social Media - Update content facebook, twitter, instagram and goodreads regularly. Familiarity with these programs a plus.
Website - Update website content as needed. Site hosted via Squarespace. Familiarity is ideal, but not required as long as generally tech savvy.