Your PTA

Logo NationalWhat does the Torrence Creek PTA do exactly? How can you get involved?

Below you will find a quick reference guide listing all PTA roles, committees and  associated responsibilities.

Whether you have only an hour or two to volunteer or if you are interested in a more involved role, there is a place for you within the TCE PTA.  To learn more feel free to email us directly.  We would love to hear from you.

President – Diahann Holder

Vice President of Fundraising – Jen Ernest

Vice President of School Support/Parent Involvement – Holly O’Connell

Vice President of Family Events –

Treasurer – Maryanne Pape

Secretary – Monica Museler

Committes & Descriptions

Advocacy works closely with PTA president to identify issues and concerns related to the health and educational success of our student body. Organizes activities, meetings and programs to address these needs and educate families.

Curriculum Support and Programs works with PTA Treasurer to coordinate budgeting and spending of PTA funds for curriculum needs and school programs

Fall Fundraiser/Eagle Fund works closely with VP Fundraising and President to plan and implement fall fundraiser as well as promote the ongoing Eagle Fund

Pretzel Days promotes and collects funds for monthly pretzel sale, responsible for pick up and distribution of pretzels one time a month

Box Tops/Target/Grocery Links Organizes publicizing, collecting and sorting the Box Tops, Labels for Education, Tyson A+ labels etc. Also encourages parents and faculty to link any grocery store and Target RED cards to our school

Restaurant Nights coordinates restaurant night fundraising

Book Fair coordinates the Fall and Spring book fairs including set-up, removal and assisting students and parents during fair hours

School Store/Spirit Wear maintains school spirit store operations and coordinates design/sale of Spirit Wear merchandise

Family Fun Nights plans and coordinates activities for Family Fun Nights

Father/Daughter Dance plans and coordinates Father/Daughter Dance

Mother/Son Event plans and coordinates Mother/Son event

Interior Beautification maintains lobby/common area bulletin boards; assists with committee decorations and decorations for Book Fair

Exterior Beautification maintains the outside grounds by weeding, trimming shrubs and trees, and caring for the outside gardens and planters. Coordinates “Beautification Work Days” which are scheduled during the year for all TCE students, parents and staff to attend and participate

Membership coordinates PTA membership drive; inputs members into NCPTA database; works with PTA Secretary to maintain accurate PTA membership records

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

Publicity serves as the liaison between the local media. Maintains social media presence of the PTA. Works closely with Webmaster.

Webmaster Responsible for ParentSquare and maintaining PTA website. Works closely with Publicity

School Mates helps provide aid and resources to our School Mates partner school

Staff Appreciation coordinates the efforts of the PTA to demonstrate gratitude for the entire school staff throughout the year and specifically during Staff Appreciation Week

Volunteer recruits parents and community members to fill volunteer needs for the following: school events, media center and health room; assists other committees with volunteer needs

Supply Packs Committee will work 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

Welcoming coordinates tours and other efforts to welcome new families to our school

Yearbook collects information and pictures; designs and assembles school yearbook