Have a passion? Volunteer to be a chairperson for PTA!PTA Chair Positions and Descriptions (New ideas welcome for each programs/fundraisers, but must be approved by Executive Board)
All Aboard Meet & Greet
Breakfast with Buddies
Burbank Arts for All
Health & Wellness
Honorary Service Awards
My School is Cool
Red Ribbon Week
Reflections Art Program
Student Incentive Program
Walk to School Day
All Aboard Meet & Greet - Duties include preparing the week before school begins for a first morning after drop off social meet & greet. Parents are invited to come have coffee and light food provided at a designated location. Make signs, get invite in Facebook groups and Eblast to parents. Secure donated coffee and food or work within the allocated budget. Recruit board or other veteran parents to help at the bell when the kids go to class.
Boo Bash – October Halloween (Fall) Festival
Book Fair - The Book Fair chairperson coordinates with Scholastic and the school to schedule and run the annual Book Fair. Duties include advertising the event, organizing the set-up and tear-down of the fair, providing teacher previews, setting the fair times and staffing it with volunteers, purchasing and delivering classroom books with donated funds, completing financial reports, and reporting details to the PTA board. The vast majority of the work is completed in a two-week period at the beginning of the school year. A co-chairperson is highly recommended.
Breakfast with Buddies
Burbank Arts for All - Attend monthly meetings if you can and report to Board and Association. Involvement in activities if any.
Pirates Patch Garden - Oversee all functional matters concerning the garden. We are responsible for keeping it open to students one day per week for garden “free time”. Additionally, EnrichLA will be implementing their educational program with the students one day per week, most likely on Mondays. We act as liaisons between EnrichLA and the PTA Executive board for any information that needs to be exchanged between those two entities. It is our position to ensure that EnrichLA and the garden itself have the resources required to function and flourish. It is also our position to relay any concerns or requests between the school, the PTA Executive board, the garden volunteer base, and the room reps and teachers who undertake participation in the EnrichLA educational program. We coordinate an adequate volunteer participation to keep the garden up and running during the school year and summer months. Health and Wellness
Holiday Boutique - Overseas and runs the holiday boutique in the library. Forms a committee to handle the flyers sent home, purchasing of items to sell and schedule of parent volunteers.
Holiday Charity -Traditionally works with Burbank Coordinating Council. PTA adopts a family for the holidays and delivers donations to Coordinating Council for distribution.
Honorary Service Awards - Distribute nomination forms, work with committee to pick five volunteers etc. for awards. Awards presented at Association meeting.
Hospitality - Provides light snacks and drinks for PTA Association Meetings and possibly other small events based on budget.
Kindness Committee - This chairperson is responsible for carrying out the Kindness Activities each month, and creating a kind, positive and cooperative vibe on campus. The activities may consist of lunch-time activities for grades K-5, and some months the Kindness activity will be put in each student’s cubby to be taken home to work on with their families. Some activities will also work in conjunction with other monthly themes at school (for example, a Kindness craft during the Valentine’s Day party, the pajama drive in December, etc.). The Buddy Benches on our campus are a part of this campaign, so chairperson should inspect the benches periodically and report any repairs, or wear and tear so that they may be repaired and/or replaced if needed. Chairperson is also responsible for putting together the committee and encouraging parent-volunteers to assist with the Activities.
My School is Cool - A contest/program run by the Burbank Mall. Collect receipts in a box in the office and turn in for credit on a regular basis.
Parent Paparazzi - Take pictures of our different school events. Create committee if needed.
Pirate Gear - This is our spirit wear program. Logo shirts and sweatshirts. Work with printing company to order stock. Organize and arrange for selling of Pirate Gear. Take payments, place orders, and fill/distribute orders. Sales and customer service.
Read-a-thon - Organize and implement the annual readathon. We are currently using Whooo’s Reading, an online program. Chair would be responsible for:
contacting the company
negotiating the fees
printing flyers and signup info for children
getting teachers involved
working the principal to spread the word at assemblies
spreading the word through e-blasts, Facebook, website,Twitter, etc.
collecting any cash/checks that are submitted
keep track of the income/expenses
do a final write up on the event for future chairs
Red Ribbon Week - Participating in National Red Ribbon Week. Click here for more Red Ribbon information.
Reflections - National art program competition with theme. Please see http://capta.org/programs-events/reflections/ for more information. Create committee for judging – usually participants are staff and community members in the different field categories. No Stevenson parent judges.
Science Fair/Science Night
Staff Appreciation - District wide week to honor staff
Student Directory - Gather all information with consent from parents. Input data received and send to print to create a directory that is distributed to each student.
Student Incentive Program
Valentine’s Party Lunch - Use Google doc sign up sheet for volunteers for the day of the party. If possible, have sound system outside controlled by volunteer playing music and sidewalk chalk available. Decorate lunch shelter. Maintain and inventory Valentine Party bin of supplies. Pick a craft for the kids and get approved by principal. All of the above must be approved by principal.
Walk to School Day - National event
Webmaster - Maintain website by updating information regularly.
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