This person follows local, state, and national PTA sources and reports on events or legislation to the board at monthly meetings.
(Social Media, Webmaster, Campus Relations)
We are looking for individuals who have a strong understanding of social media and are comfortable using it in a level-headed and positive manner. We are also looking for individuals who know how to maintain a website. Training will be provided but being tech savvy is a must!
Council Association Delegate
This person attends the Simi PTA/PTSA Council Association Meetings three (3) times a year as a voting delegate.
This person actively seeks and applies for grants, sponsorships, and donations that will benefit our school. Many opportunities are available through companies, state, and national PTA.
Health & Safety
This person coordinates with the school regarding school safety, so that the PTA can support Katherine Elementary in providing a safe environment for learning.
Our Hospitality Chair maintains and organizes the PTA supplies including, but not limited to, office supplies, non-perishable food related items, decorations, etc.
The photographer will photograph school and PTA events as requested. All photos will be transferred to PTA possession to be used for yearbook, historical records, social media, etc. Availability during the school day and at evening events is needed, but the responsibility can be split among more than one volunteer.
Twice a year we sponsor a book fair for our Croc families (October and April). The Book Fair Chair evaluates vendors to present to board for approval, coordinates dates including drop off and pick up of materials, schedules volunteers, oversees day-to-day operations during event. Planning starts two months prior to each event.
Carnival Team (Event, Food, Prizes)
We are currently seeking lead coordinators for one of our most important fundraisers. These team players will report back to the board with updates and motions for event plans to be approved. Planning for Carnival starts in January, with the event being held in May.
Crocs Night Out
This person will reach out to local restaurants and coordinate these monthly events in advance. After presenting the scheduled events to the board for approval, the CNO chair will then assist in promoting the events with flyers, social media posts, etc. This position is easily done from home or by a person working full time.
We are seeking a lead Chair for overseeing our annual Silent Auction. Duties will include procuring donations, organizing, and promoting the event, etc. Ample documentation is available providing guidance. This event often coincides with our annual Carnival in May. Planning can be yearlong or start in January.
This person is responsible for researching company options for the year’s spirit wear and presenting them to the board with recommendation. A background in printing or running a clothing-based fundraiser is extremely helpful, but not required. Sourcing vendors needs to happen over the summer, with board vote in July. Artwork designs must be presented to the President and Principal before sales/production can begin.
The annual Katherine Elementary Yearbook is produced by PTA volunteers. The primary Yearbook Chair is responsible for sourcing vendors, obtaining quotes, and overseeing the production of the yearbook. Co-chairs, if available, can assist with design/production, gathering and taking pictures, helping with sales (if applicable) and more. This job runs smoothest if the team can spread the workload out over the entire course of the school year. We prefer vendor selection to occur in August.
This evening event in December allows Croc families to participate in winter/holiday themed activities and treats. The chair can coordinate it all or work with a committee. You will select a theme (approval required), get quotes, promote the event, organize volunteers, etc. Planning starts in October/November.
Our annual student Talent Show is coordinated by Katherine Elementary teaching staff. The PTA assists by helping to promote the event, arranging for concessions during the event, decorating, etc. We are looking for a lead chair to work with the teachers, as well as committee members who can assist. The Talent Show is traditionally held in April, with planning starting in late February.
Spring Fling Social
This evening event (typically in March) allows Croc families to come dance the night away and enjoy some treats. The chair can coordinate it all or work with a committee. You will select a theme (Principal and board approval required), get quotes for a DJ, promote the event, organize volunteers, etc. Planning starts in late January with the event being held in March.