Committees

Responsibility/Description


Art Aide

Organizes parent volunteers to assist during art classes

Before & After School Programs

Helps select classes, organize registration, coordinate securing space within school for classes and events, and communication of classes to families.

Birthday Books

Orders books from scholastic so that each student can select a book on their birthday. Coordinate with librarian as needed - check class lists to confirm children are picking up books.

Eco Programs

Plans and runs conservation and recycling programs.

Financial Audit

Reviews PTA budget and books to ensure compliance with PTA and 4013c regulations.

Fundraising - Ad Hoc Events

Coordinates limited-time fundraising events, typically on a smaller scale than the fall fundraising (e.g., restaurant PTA nights, donut sales, etc.).

Fundraising - Box Tops

Orchestrates box top collection campaigns, counting, and submitting to BTFE organization to receive funds.

Fundraising - Business Sponsorship

Solicits business sponsorships of cash or donations. Ensures sponsors are included in appropriate promotional spaces (web site, online directory, social media, etc.) and manages relationships with sponsors.

Fundraising - Fall Fun Run

Plans and implements the fall fun run. Coordinates with the PTA, Principal, and external parties to implement the approved plan. This event may take the form of a fundraiser or a fitness event.

Grounds Beautification

Organizes spring and fall cleanup events and helps periodically with planting and maintaining school grounds.

Hospitality

Organizes Welcome Back Luncheon for Teachers and provides support to other school events (e.g. Veterans' Day Breakfast, etc.)

Kindergarten Events

Coordinates events for kindergarten families such as Kindergarten Open House the week before school starts, Parents' Coffee in the fall, and Kindergarten Orientation for rising students in the spring.

Learning Gardens

Oversees Maintenance of Learning Gardens and coordinates plantings with grade levels

Library Aides

Assist with organizing volunteers for library support, including for the annual Book Fair

Lost & Found

Sorts Lost and Found items monthly and donate unclaimed items. Posts pics on occasion on Facebook site so parents can identify their kids' items.

Military Support Group

Organize events to honor and raise visibility of military families and their contribution. Create a community for military families.

Nominations

Help identify and nominate PTA Board members.

Packet Stuffing/Back to School Night

Organize volunteers to create the folders and information provided to students at open house or on 1st day of school.

Patrols

Plan and organize donations for 2-3 events during the year for patrols.

Room Parent Coordinator

Collects Room Parent names from office and holds an orientation meeting in the fall to set expectations for room parent roles.

Running Club

Operates all aspects of Girls Run For Fun (GRFF) and Boys On The Trail (BOTT) programs, including planning/scheduling, registration, coordination with school, practices, races.

Scouts

Organizes and manages all activity for Scout Pack 1346, which is chartered by the Fairview Elementary PTA. Scouts are self-operating. Cubmaster and Committee Chair of Scouts are both part of Fairview PTA board.

Social - Fall Family Fun Night

Organizes and oversees the fall family event, working with a committee of volunteers.

Social - Spring Family Fun Night

Organizes and oversees the fall family event, working with a committee of volunteers.

Spirit Wear

Helps order, sell, and distribution Fairview branded items.

Supply Kits

Organizes School Supply Kit orders and distribution.

Teacher & Staff Appreciation

Defines and orchestrates Teacher Appreciation Week activities across administration, room parents, staff, and hospitality committee.

Thanksgiving Luncheon

Orchestrates parent participation in the Thanksgiving Luncheon. Liaising with the administration.

Watch DOGS

Coordinates registration and Watch DOGS Schedules, throughout the year. Two informational events held per year.

Webmaster

Maintains the Fairview PTA website. Updates content as requested.