Executive Board Meeting Agenda — June 8, 2022

  1. Goals
    • How do you see the PTA supporting the Abingdon community?
    • How can we enhance communication channels among staff, families, and school administration?
  2. Organization
    • Recruiting PTA Staff Liaisons
    • Survey school staff & families for feedback on support/events
    • Volunteer POC leads (SEPTA Representative, Retail Rebates, Reflections, etc.)
    • Abingdon Families Communication (FB Group, SchoolTalk, WhatsApp)
    • Division of responsibility (e.g., spiritwear, business donations, responding to PTA emails)
    • Communication among board members (email, group chat, etc.)
  3. Summer Planning
    • New website launch
    • School Directory
    • Room Buddies
    • Listening session playground playdates throughout Abingdon’s Attendance Zone during the school year (Partner with Shirlington Library, Abingdon FACE &/or Abingdon EL)
    • PTA bulletin board
    • Multilingual PTA literature in the school front office
    • Review and inventory PTA closet
    • Discuss Back to School Picnic
    • Budget draft for SY 2022-2023
    • Timing for (virtual) Executive Board Meetings & regular PTA meetings (contingent upon Mr. Horak’s schedule)
    • PTA general membership speakers (e.g., IT staffer, school counselor, FACE, SEPTA)
    • Membership drive (and using MemberHub/Stripe instead of Square)
    • Afterschool enrichment & potential revival of Abingdon Clubs (e.g., CNN, Y.E.S. Club, Girls on the Run)
  4. Miscellaneous
    • Conflict of interest agreement.
    • Thank you card for Jackie.
    • Filling staff mailboxes with student’s appreciation drawings/postcards from Winter Wonderland & International Night.
    • 501(c)3 status
  5. Upcoming Scheduled Events/Activities
    • TBD Rising Kindergarten Popsicle Playdates (pending Mr. Horak’s approval)
    • TBD Summer Monthly Garden Evening Weeding Sessions (pending Ms. Upshur)
    • TBD Back to School Picnic
    • Open House - PTA Table
    • TBD Tears/Cheers Coffee Social
    • TBD Back to School Night