If you’re looking to contribute your time and talents, we have a role that will fit you. If you have any questions or want to raise your hand, we'll find the right role for your time, interests and talents! Contact Charlene Shanahan: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collect and deposit payments for PTA programs/events. Work closely with current treasurer with the potential to take-over primary treasurer role the next year.
Family Engagement and Communications
Oversee PTA-led communications and engagement with members and families; supports regular PTA e-mails, content for the PTA website (working with website lead), etc. This is a role that can be defined as someone sees fit!
Participate in bi-weekly meeting with BLT group (after school). Members of the BLT represent various stakeholders in our school community and oversee some of our school wide decision making processes. Works closely with teachers and principal.
Governance/Building Leadership (BLT)
K-2nd Grade Rep
Committee Chair (Co-lead)
Work with committee members to secure grants through an ongoing research and application process. Maintain existing relationships with past grantors. No experience necessary but should be comfortable with writing.
Help create and edit the all school directory in the fall.
Week of May 4th-8th, 2020. Plan and organize fun and thoughtful thank yous for our staff during National Teacher Appreciation Week. New ideas are welcome and this comes with a budget so fundraising is not part of this position!
Plan, organize and coordinate games and events. Past stations include: water balloons, color hair spray, carnival games. Help coordinate volunteers before and during the day. Event is during the school day. usually on a Friday in mid June. (If interested, there is an opportunity to shadow our Field Day Diva this June 21st!)
Help coordinate the 4th/5th grade drama program. Liaison between Lathyrus Theatre, school and families. Program runs from September to December. This role can be but is not required to be at every rehearsal.
4th/5th Grade Drama
Manage and produce the school’s weekly Thursday newsletter, coordinating and editing the content from our community. This is a great position for a working parent who needs some flexibility.
Thursday School Newsletter
Coordinate with GOTR of Puget Sound, Coaches and Sacajawea parents. Duties can mostly be done via email (except to hang posters to advertise in school). The site liaison does not have to attend practices.
Girls on the Run
Supports special education (Distinct/Access/Resource) families and seeks opportunities for PTA collaboration. Attend monthly PTA Board meetings.