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Advocacy: Communicate to and between staff and families regarding important issues related to the health and educational success of their children

AU Liaison:  Assist in AU classrooms on ongoing basis as needs require; advocate for our AU classmates; Coordinate volunteers for Special Olympics events where additional adult help is needed

Audit:  Meets monthly to review PTA bank statements and other financial documents.  Perform annual audit and submit financial information /questionnaire data to NCPTA

Book Fair: Coordinates the fall and spring book fairs including set-up, tear down and assisting students and the public during fair hours

Boosterthon:  Promotion of 1 day Spring Fun Run (our 2nd fundraiser of the year).  Sign up volunteers for race day to set up, take down, count collections, support runners

Box Tops for  Education/amazon smile/Grocery Links: Responsible for assisting with publicizing, collecting and sorting the General Mills Box Tops, Campbell’s Soup labels, Labels for Education, Tyson A+ labels, Post cereal UPC bar codes, unredeemed Coke Rewards bottle caps and cardboard cartons, and Sunny D UPCs. Will also encourage parents and faculty to link any grocery store and accounts to our school

Exterior Beautification: Maintains the outside grounds weekly by watering planters at front entryway.  Two “Beautification Work Days” will be scheduled during the year for all GOE students, parents and staff to help with weeding, trimming shrubs and trees, spreading mulch and additional care for the outside areas and planters. (The GOE Garden will be maintained exclusively by the Garden Club!)

Fall Fundraiser/Invest in the Nest: Work closely with VP Fundraising and President to plan and implement our fall fundraiser as well as promote ongoing fundraising needs

Family Fun Nights: Plans and coordinates family-centered activities for Family Fun Nights which are scheduled during our Fall and Spring Book Fairs

Father/Daughter Dance: Plans theme, activities and adheres to budget for Father/Daughter Dance.  Coordinates opportunities for other volunteers to help set up, take down, and participate during the event

Friday Folders:  Coordinate / help stuff flyers into childrens’ folders each Friday morning.  Mothers with young children are welcome here!!

Interior Beautification: Maintains lobby/common area bulletin boards; assists with committee decorations and decorations for Book Fair and other school events

Membership/Awards: Coordinates PTA membership drive; inputs members into NCPTA database; works with PTA Secretary to maintain accurate PTA membership records; collect and submit to NCPTA regarding GOE successes for annual awards

Mother/Son Event: Plans theme, activities and adheres to budget for Mother/Son Event.  Coordinates opportunities for other volunteers to help set up, take down, and participate during the event

Nominating Committee:  Identify talented, motivated and responsible individuals to serve as officers to this PTA

Programs: Works with each grade level and department chair to bring educational and cultural programs to our school, i.e.: Gem Mining, Mad Science, Animal Encounters, Tarradiddle Players, etc.

Publicity: Serves as the liaison between the local media and the PTA; updates school marquee on a regular basis

Restaurant Nights: Coordinates restaurant night fundraising and follows up on collecting donation amounts

Room Parents: Oversees the Room Parent volunteers; serves as liaison between school and room parents

Spirit Wear: Maintains school spirit store operations and coordinates design/sale of Spirit Wear merchandise

Staff Appreciation: Coordinates Staff Appreciation Events and the efforts of the PTA to demonstrate gratitude for the entire school staff throughout the year

Supply Packs: Works with teachers to compile the list of supplies for the school year, work with the supply pack vendor to put together pre-packaged packs of school supplies for each grade level to be sold to parents and students, and distribute the packs when they are delivered

Volunteers: Recruit parents and community members to fill volunteer needs for school events, media center and health room, and support other committees’ needs

Walk/Bike to School Day: Responsible for promoting and organizing 2 Walk/Bike to School days according to the national calendar.  Encourages community participation in healthy daily habits

Webmaster: Responsible for maintaining PTA website and coordinating the distribution of information with the Principal of GOE on our school Facebook page

Welcoming: Coordinates tours and other efforts to welcome new families to our school

Yearbook:  Take, solicit and collect photos of school clubs, events, and activities throughout the year.  Oversee layout and publication of the school yearbook

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