The PTA board is always looking for volunteers who are interested in serving on the PTA Board. All positions are listed below. If you are interested in any of the positions or would like more information, please contact pta@blueheronpta.org or any current board member. We are currently looking for nominations and will be voting on new board members at our March meeting!

Elected Positions – Officers
Board Meeting once a month with Principal (usually the 1st Thursday of the month). General PTA Meeting as required by By-laws(usually the 2nd or 3rd Thursday of the month).

Positions opening for the 2020-2021 School Year
Co-President
Vice-President
Treasurer

OFFICERS

President
Description: The Presiding officer of the PTA. Preside over board meetings and general meetings. The President must have a general knowledge of all committees on the PTA, approval of all contracts, and expenditures.
Other Attendance: School events sponsored by PTA (not all are mandatory)

Vice President
Description: Coordinate school-wide, educational programs to be held during school hours. May be called upon to temporarily assume the role of the President.

  • One time per semester (Fall/Spring) create a print newsletter to distribute out to students, staff, and teachers at Blue Heron Elementary. 
  • Provide up to date calendar of events and news to the webmaster and front desk.
  • Support key communication needed for fundraisers, special events, and mass mailings.
  • Other Attendance: Preferably at school programs (after hours)

Secretary
Description: Responsible for keeping accurate records of the proceedings of the association. Records all business transacted at each meeting (minutes), presents those minutes at the monthly and general meetings. Submitting new membership to Colorado PTA.
Other Attendance: As Needed

Treasurer
Authorized custodian of the funds of the association. Write checks, review contracts, balance bank statements, draft and manage budgets, maintain accurate financial records, present financial reports at board meetings and general meetings.
Other Attendance: As Needed

COORDINATORS AND COMMITTEE LEADS

School Supplies
Description: Coordinates with front office to produce the school supplies list; identifies and works with school supplies vendor on prices (currently we use EduKit); setting up online ordering and any sales events at school.
Other Attendance: Dec-May, August

Watch D.O.G.S.
Description : Coordinate events and activities for fathers to participate in throughout the school year. Administer Watch D.O.G.S. membership.
Other Attendance : As needed

CLUBS AND EVENTS

Fall Festival/Trunk or Treat
Description: Coordinates the event; planning, ticket sales, promotion, volunteers, food, games, activities, etc.  Form a committee to help with tasks.
Other Attendance: Event Night. Commitment required as needed.
Movie Night
Description: Coordinates the event; planning (licensing movie), ticket sales, promotion, volunteers, food, etc.
Other Attendance: 1 to 2 Movie Nights per year. Commitment required as needed.

Skate City Night

Description: Coordinates the event; planning (licensing movie), ticket sales, promotion, volunteers, food, etc.
Other Attendance: 4 Skate City Nights per year. Commitment required as needed.
Multicultural Week
Description: Plan and coordinates the different events during the Multicultural Week.
Other Attendance: As needed

Silent Online Auction

Description: Coordinates the event; works with vendors to assemble donations for the auction, planning, promotion, volunteers, sales, deposits to the treasurer, etc.
Other Attendance: As Needed
February Dance
Description: Coordinates the event; planning, ticket sales, promotion, volunteers, food, games, activities, etc. Form a committee to help with the tasks.
Other Attendance: Event Night. Commitment required as needed.

Yearbook
Description: Coordinates the publication; photos, parental release, verifies, publishes and distributes.
Other Attendance: As Needed

COMMUNICATIONS

Webmaster/Social Media/Remind/Newsletter
Description: Develops, maintains, and updates the PTA website as necessary. Actively use social media to promote, communicate, and inform the Blue Heron community of what is happening in the PTA. Creates text messages for the Remind system. Send monthly e-news (electronic) letter to the PTA membership and Blue Heron community. 
Other Attendance: As Needed

FUNDRAISING

Readathon
Description: Coordinates with the BookFair in October; includes planning, promotion, volunteers, sales, etc.
Other Attendance: 2-3 months prior to Book Fair Week
Run4Funds
Description: Plan, organize, and coordinate the Run4Funds event that takes place at the end of the year in May.
Other Attendance: As Needed
Painless Fundraisers
Description: Coordinates the “easy” fundraisers such as Box Tops for Education, Longmont Dairy, Amazon Smile, American Furniture Warehouse, and King Soopers.
Other Attendance: As Needed
Spirit Nights
Description: Coordinator school spirit nights at local restaurants/merchants where the PTA shares in the profits from that day.
Other Attendance: Varies
Spirit Store
Description: Organize and run the Spirit Store held before school twice a month throughout the school year; order supplies; promotion
Other Attendance: Twice a month before school

GRADE LEVEL COORDINATORS (ROOM PARENTS)

Overall Grade Coordinator
Description: Oversee the grade level coordinators during Class Parties planning and special events throughout the year.
Other Attendance: Class Parties. 
Grade Coordinator/Room Parent for each Grade
Description: Coordinate with the teachers for designated grade level needs throughout the school year. Organize 3 class parties per year (supplies, crafts, volunteers, decorations, etc.)
Other Attendance: Class Parties