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Board

Abbotts Hill PTA 2019/20 updated 11/22/19
Role Name Email
Executive Committee    
Principal Roytunda Stabler This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Co President Heather Phipps This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Co President Sarah Gardner This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Secretary Carrie Sokolov  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Treasurer Liz Lehnertz This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
VP Enrichment & Teacher Support Shannon Carey This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
VP Family Engagement Ashley Smith This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
VP Community Events Nia Cedrone This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
VP Fundraising Jenn Hayes This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
VP School Events Penny Grapner This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Parliamentarian Alice Lan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Teacher Representative Linda Dickinson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
     
Academic Enrichment VP Shannon Carey  
Reflections

 

Tiffany Byrd

Jennifer Krieger

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Book Fair Michelle Bissett This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Media Center Valli Balamurugan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Healthy Habits OPEN  
     
     
Fundraising VP Jenn Hayes  
Membership Shannon Carey This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  Jenn Hayes This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Directory Julie Kosinda This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Newsletter Nicole Smith This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Publicity Barbara Simon This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Marquee Krista Maye This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website OPEN This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Social Media Barb Simon This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
     
Community Events VP Nia Cedrone  
Boosterthon Fundraiser    
  Eddie Rockwell This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Family Portraits Jenn Hayes This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Helping Hands Christiane Balkcom  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
International Night Sophia Lee This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  Divya Manohar This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Box Tops OPEN  
Volunteer Coordinator Amanda Behne This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Beautification/Outdoor Classroom Valli Balamurugan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
All Pro Dads Eddie Rockwell This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Parent University OPEN  
Hopsitality  Nia Cedrone This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
     
School Events VP Penny Grapner  
Vision/Hearing Screenings Kemi Tunwashe This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Yearbook   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Spirit Wear Valli Balamurgan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  Co-Chair OPEN  
Mother/Son Night OPEN  
Father/Daughter Dance Jen Vinci This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
     
Student School Supplies Ainsley Gatlin  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
5th Grade Week   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Field Day Pam Johns  
Teacher/Staff Support    
Staff Appreciation Week (March) Jen Vinci This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Treats for Teacher Lunch (Nov.) Radha Zeilinger This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mini Grants OPEN  
Room Parent Coordinator Kemi Tunwashe

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PALS Michelle Bissett This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Teacher of the Year/Prof. of the Year OPEN  

PTA Tool Kit

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PTA Membership Form - Join PTA! Vist the Join PTA! section of this site for more details.
 
Volunteer Forms - Print these forms and submit it to your child's teacher in an envelope marked PTA to volunteer your time or services. Visit the Volunteer tab on this site for more information. WE NEED YOU!
 
 
PTA Leadership Guide

2018-2019_PTA_LRG.pdf

 
 
2018-19 AHE PTA Proposed Budget *coming soon
 
Forms for PTA Event/Program Planners:
 
Plan of Work - Use this form to get approval for your event. Attach additional sheets if needed.
 
Facility Use Form - Use if you need to reserve space at school.  NEW FORM: Quadruplicate Forms can be found in the Teachers Mail room.
 
Community Use Request - This additional form is required for events that take place on school grounds outside of school hours.
 
Event Activity Timeline - Setup schedule, event detail such as entertainment and food/beverage service, clean up schedule.
 
AHES PTA Event Report - Print this form and submit it to your VP to wrap up your event.
 
Expense Voucher - This form is used to be reimbursed for monies spent on behalf of the PTA.  
 
 
Guides and Policies for PTA Chairs:
 
PTA Info for VPs and Chairs - How to get an event approved and on the calendar and random PTA info.
 
Check List for PTA Event Planning - Processes for a successful event form start to finish
 
Communication Guidelines - Step-by-step guide and more details about the event approval process.
 
Expense Policies - How you can get reimbursed for expenses.
 
Cash Box Procedures - If you need a cask box for your event.
 
 
Examples: (Examples of the above completed forms for reference)
Look for these coming soon!
 
 
Logos: (click to download)
 
 
 

 

Model PTA

The Purposes of The Model PTA:

Encourages and directs the Local Unit PTA to fulfill the requirements to be “In Good Standing”.

Provides a strong format and defines an effective process for parent engagement, advocacy and partnership in the school community.

Assists the local school community to fulfill the parents’ rights and responsibilities portion under the current education legislation.

 

Model PTA Documents

 

FAQs

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is PTA? The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is a self-governing unit that plans its programs and activities to meet the needs of children and youth in the community. Each PTA has its own characteristics, but its fundamental purpose of promoting the welfare of children and youth unites all PTA’s and gives continuity and nationwide significance to their work.

Why Join the PTA? PTA is a membership organization. Our ability to serve children, families, schools, and communities depends on having members. The organization’s strength comes from the willingness of its members to demonstrate the value of involvement, to serve as enthusiastic volunteers, and to help generate & distribute funds appropriately. This is what gives PTA power. With a vibrant membership, our PTA can gain broad support in the community, host great programs for families and students, and be a powerful voice for our children.

How can I volunteer? There are many opportunites and areas for volunteers. Please visit the Volunteer section of this website.

How do I become a member? To become a member, complete a PTA membership form (see Membership section) and return it to school with a check made payable to ABBOTTS HILL PTA for your dues.

How can I contact the Abbotts Hill PTA? You may send an email to any PTA Board member. See the PTA Board list for contact information.

Who Can Join? Membership in PTA is open to anyone who is concerned with the education, health, and welfare of children and youth.  Parents, educators, students, and community members are all invited to join. Every person who joins a local PTA automatically becomes a member of both the State and National PTAs. Together we are one powerful voice for children.

What Benefits Do I Receive as a PTA Member? Visit this link to learn about the benefits you’ll receive through the Georgia PTA and National PTA for being a member, as well as complete lists of Member Benefit providers.  www.georgiapta.org/membership-benefits.html

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