PTA Elected Officers (2020-2021)


President:  Scott Luten
Treasurer:  Erin Crome
Secretary: Theresa Webb
Vice President of Fundraising: Christina Stout
Vice President of School Support/Parent Involvement: Kate Sap
Vice President of Communications: Eliza Rista


Committees & 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
  • Audit Committee
    Composed of no fewer than three members. Individuals with check signing authority and their family members may not serve on the audit committee, nor may the outgoing or incoming treasurer. The audit committee shall be responsible for the audits and financial reviews described in Article 11 of the bylaws.
  • Beautification
    Maintains a portion of outdoor landscaping near the school; Works closely with VP School Support and Parent Involvement to coordinate beautification projects throughout the school year
  • Book Fair
    Coordinates the fall and spring book fairs including set-up, tear down and assisting students and the public during fair hours
  • Community Development
    Research, engage and establish community partnerships with local businesses to create additional funding and sponsorship opportunities for our school
  • Community Nights
    Coordinates restaurant night fundraising, logistics and promotion
  • Family Events
    Coordinates efforts of Family Events subcommittees:

    • Family Book Fair Nights
      Plans and coordinates family-centered activities for Family Book Fair Nights (Fall/Spring)
    • Girls’ Dance
      Plans and coordinates annual Girls’ Dance
    • Boys’ Event
      Plans and coordinates annual Boys’ Event
  • Fundraising Count Committee
    Coordinates with VP of Fundraising and School Fundraiser committee chairs to organize money counts for School Fundraisers
  • Grant Management
    Identify, submit and track grant funding opportunities
  • Marquee
    Works closely with Officers and Committee Chairs to maintain an updated marquee on the exterior of the school
  • Membership
    Coordinates PTA membership drive; inputs members into NCPTA database; works with PTA Secretary to maintain accurate PTA membership records; Distributes membership stars to staff; Distributes membership cards to members
  • Nominating Committee
    Comprised of 3 members (2 BODS and 1 non-BOD) whose purpose is to, in compliance with the NC Uniform Bylaws, solicit the general membership and propose a slate of officers for the following school year at the general PTA meeting in May
  • Partner Programs (Box Tops/Coca-Cola Give/Publix Partners/HT Tie)
    Responsible for assisting with publicizing, collecting and sorting Box Tops and Coca Cola Give. Will also encourage parents and faculty to link any grocery store reward cards to our school
  • Reflections
    Coordinates and organizes the PTA Reflections program for the school
  • Room Parents
    Oversees Room Parent volunteers; serves as liaison between school and room parents
  • School Fundraisers
    Works closely with VP of Fundraising and President to plan and implement our Fall fundraiser (Direct Give) and Spring fundraiser (Boosterthon); maintains accurate records and forwards monies to PTA Treasurer
  • Spirit Wear
    Maintains school spirit store operations and coordinates design/sale of Spirit Wear merchandise; Coordinates with Communications committee chair for updates to EcWid store
  • Social Media
    Works closely with Officers and Committee Chairs to coordinate updates to social media platforms, including Facebook and Instagram; Shares relevant tweets from TCE’s official Twitter account; Monitors social media accounts of local elementary schools, feeder schools and community partners for items of interest; Creates and maintains SignUpGenius for rock painting
  • 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
  • Supply Packs Committee
    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
  • Welcoming
    Coordinates tours and other efforts to welcome new families to our school