Thursday September 18, 2017
MISSION: To support the Haldane school by providing the organizational framework for parental involvement, to serve as an outlet for creative community input, and offer enriching experiences for students and their families.
President Welcome and overview - Diana Hird
What is our vision for the PTA going forward?
Create Community Initiative: Enhance collaboration and relationships between teachers and parents (Sept 25 Meeting)
One Campus Initiative: Create connection between upperclasses and younger students (STEM example)
Project-by-project volunteer initiative
How are we already relevant?
Existing Programs: Garden, Chess, Learning Differences, Enrichment, Writer/Artist in Resident
New Programs: Come to us with ideas
Administrative Support for the School
New Website: keeping it simple and accessible
Paperless PTA Initiative
Forms, Registrations, Membership, Meeting Agendas, Minutes (for review and vote)
Welcome New/Returning Executive Committee Members
· Vice President Middle School- Giannina Cappello
· Vice President HIgh School- Jennifer Ehrenspeck Sporbert
· Treasurer- Makiko Parsons
· Corresponding Secretary- Julisa Rincon Tomizawa
· Recording Secretary- Alex Dubroff
Welcome Statements from Administration/Board of Education/Faculty Representative
Mr. Wallick - Elementary School Principal
Evelyn Carr from Haldane School Foundation
Dr. Bowers, Mrs. Sniffen and Mrs. Seelke and Jenn Daly will attend October meeting.
Adopt Prior meeting Minutes (review, motion to adopt, seconded, vote, adopt)
Finance Report & Fundraising
Finance Report – Makiko Parsons
Introduction/ Mention of Committee Chairs
Kristina DiGiglio & Gina Swan (Hospitality/Events)
Eileen Denehy (ES VP, ABC, Class Parents and Book Fair)
Cindy Cohen Hutchison (ES Enrichment)
Lourdes Laifer (HS Enrichment, Honor Society Volunteering, Membership)
Maeve Eng-Wong and Kory Reisterer (Learning Differences)
Sandy McKelvey (Garden, Farm to School)
Volunteer Needs and Descriptions:
Harvest Festival- 11am to 3pm: Coordinator- Julisa Rincon-Tomizawa
invitation to brainstorming session Sept 25 3:30 HS Library
What is the Laminating Crew?
Babysitting for Events
Registration and organization of extracurricular programs.
Outreach to potential teachers
Organize class schedules
Special Events/Hospitality: planning, set-up and hosting. Includes refreshments for regular events and meetings.
Isolated projects with different time commitments.
Next Public Meeting will take place on October 19 at 3:30pm at the Middle School Library.
· Special welcome of teachers to the PTA
· Update on October 22 Fall Harvest Festival Planning