Open PTA Positions

  • We’re seeking special people for important PTA positions for the upcoming school year(s):

Executive Committee

Treasurer

The Treasurer performs the following:


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PTA Co-President for Communication

The PTA Co-President for Communication performs the following:


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PTA Co-President Parent Involvement

The PTA Co-President Parent Involvement performs the following:


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PTA Secretary

The PTA Secretary performs the following:


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Co-President, Fundraising

The Co-President, Fundraising performs the following:


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2019-2021 PTA Co-President of Student Enrichment and Culture

The 2019-2021 PTA Co-President of Student Enrichment and Culture performs the following:


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Communications Group

Bilingual (English/Spanish) PTA Website/Calendar Coordinator

The Bilingual (English/Spanish) PTA Website/Calendar Coordinator performs the following:


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Katie Brick

Bulletin Board Coordinator

The Bulletin Board Coordinator performs the following:


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Katie Brick

Calendar Committee

The Calendar Committee performs the following:


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Katie Brick

eFolder Chair

The eFolder Chair performs the following:


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Katie Brick

Facebook Page Admin

The Facebook Page Admin performs the following:


For more information, contact:
Katie Brick

Graphic Design Volunteer

The Graphic Design Volunteer performs the following:
Assist Communications co-chair in creating flyers that can be posted in both English and Spanish (translation will be provided for either as needed) and for other graphic design work as needed. This position can be done with relatively small amounts of effort as needed and depending on your schedule.

For more information, contact:
Katie Brick

New Family Partners Coordinator

The New Family Partners Coordinator performs the following:


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Katie Brick

Principal Advisory Liaison

The Principal Advisory Liaison performs the following:


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Katie Brick

PTA Council Liaison

The PTA Council Liaison performs the following:


For more information, contact:
Katie
Brick8499@gmail.com

PTA Council Liaison

The PTA Council Liaison performs the following:


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PTA Website Chair

The PTA Website Chair performs the following:


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Katie Brick

School Directory Chair

The School Directory Chair performs the following:


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Katie Brick

Spanish Translation Volunteer

The Spanish Translation Volunteer performs the following:
Are you a Spanish speaker with translation experience? Or a professional translator with a couple extra hours a month? Join our team of volunteer Spanish Translators! Our goal is to send all of our PTA communication in both English & Spanish. Can you help with that goal? Time commitment here is relatively low, and it can easily be accomplished around your own schedule. We try to only reach out to each volunteer 1/x a month or so, and generally only for a paragraph or two of translation.

For more information, contact:
Katie Brick

Spanish Translators

The Spanish Translators performs the following:


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Special Ed Liaison to District

The Special Ed Liaison to District performs the following:


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Katie Brick

Thunderbird Times News Editor

The Thunderbird Times News Editor performs the following:


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Katie Brick

Washington Listserv Coordinator

The Washington Listserv Coordinator performs the following:


For more information, contact:
Katie Brick



For questions or to volunteer in other ways with the Communications Group, please contact Katie Brick

Green Group

D65 Eco Film Festival

The D65 Eco Film Festival performs the following:
We have several ways to help make this event a success in it's second year! From advertising to helping with a storefront display, to day-of logistics, and raffle experiential prizes. This is a fun event in which to meet others from the district passionate about getting kids involved with voicing their opinions about the state of our neighborhood and planet.

For more information, contact:
Sylvia Wooller

End-of-Year Clean Out Coordinator

The End-of-Year Clean Out Coordinator performs the following:
Set up labeled cardboard boxes in several locations throughout the school, send information about the clean out and assist in sorting the items collected.

For more information, contact:
Sylvia Wooller

Green Team Classroom Presenter

The Green Team Classroom Presenter performs the following:
Join us on a journey to coordinate 15 minute presentations in all classrooms about recycling, composting, waste reduction and sustainability. This is done twice per year (September and January) to reminder students and staff about these topics in the lunchroom, in classrooms and beyond. We develop a presentation as a team and present to each class.

For more information, contact:
Sylvia Wooller

Green Team Writer

The Green Team Writer performs the following:
Keep parents and the community updated on Environmental initiatives at Washington and/or the district.

For more information, contact:
Sylvia Wooller

Lunchroom Composting Volunteer

The Lunchroom Composting Volunteer performs the following:
Help children sort their cafeteria waste during their lunchtime! Sign up for one day or sign up for one day a week!
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Lunchroom Waste Sorting Station Coordinator

The Lunchroom Waste Sorting Station Coordinator performs the following:
Visit cafeteria waste sorting stations and communicate with district and school staff about needs and troubleshooting. Make sure signage and practices are updated.

For more information, contact:
Sylvia Wooller

PTA Council-Green Team Liaison

The PTA Council-Green Team Liaison performs the following:
Duties include attending PTA Council meetings to share information between the PTA Council and Green Team (Washington), and promote events/initiatives within both Washington & D65.

For more information, contact:
Sylvia Wooller

Sustainability Curriculum Coordinator

The Sustainability Curriculum Coordinator performs the following:
Passionate about how intricately linked the environment is to all aspects of what kids learn? Help lobby broader installment of environmental curriculum at Washington and in the district.

For more information, contact:
Sylvia Wooller

TerraCycle

The TerraCycle performs the following:


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Zero Waste Event Coordinator

The Zero Waste Event Coordinator performs the following:
All school events aim to be zero waste (to landfill). Prepare w/ event coordinators ways to minimize waste and attend events (if necessary) to aid in recycling, composting and education of waste reduction.

For more information, contact:
Sylvia Wooller


For questions or to volunteer in other ways with the Green Team, please contact Sylvia Wooller

Parent Involvement Group

CARES Coordinator - Monthly Dining Fundraisers

The CARES Coordinator - Monthly Dining Fundraisers performs the following:
Member of Washington CARES Committee. Sets up a restaurant every month that will donate a portion of it's revenues to Washington CARES and does marketing in newsletter, facebook and listserve to make sure people know about it.

For more information, contact:
Ursula Arsenault

Coaching Coordinator

The Coaching Coordinator performs the following:


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Community Breakfast Chair

The Community Breakfast Chair performs the following:


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Community Connector Chair

The Community Connector Chair performs the following:


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Community Connector Chair

The Community Connector Chair performs the following:


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COPE Coordinator

The COPE Coordinator performs the following:


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COPE Coordinator

The COPE Coordinator performs the following:


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COPE Coordinator

The COPE Coordinator performs the following:


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ESCCA Chair

The ESCCA Chair performs the following:


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ESCCA Coordinator

The ESCCA Coordinator performs the following:


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Valerie Velho
Tyler MacAvoy

Evanston Swims Chair

The Evanston Swims Chair performs the following:


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Fluency Coordinator

The Fluency Coordinator performs the following:


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Kate Kane

Girls Play Sports Chaperone

The Girls Play Sports Chaperone performs the following:
We are currently looking for chaperone for the FREE Girls Play Sports After School Clinics that we run once a month at Washington for 4th & 5th grade girls. Chaperones are mandatory and responsible for being present at the clinics from 3:35-5pm, and supervising the participants until the ETHS athletes arrive at 3:45 to lead the activities. Dates for next year are Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4 and March 3. You need to be present OR recruit others to be the chaperone for that day.

For more information, contact:
Jenn Satut

Good Morning Programming Coordinator

The Good Morning Programming Coordinator performs the following:
• Work with administration to provide resources and support to the Books and Breakfast program • Help outreach with potential volunteers, resources or programming during this before school program • NOT required to present during every Books and Breakfast session

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Ursula Arsenault

Hospitality

The Hospitality performs the following:


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Ice Cream Social Chair

The Ice Cream Social Chair performs the following:


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Ice Cream Social Chair

The Ice Cream Social Chair performs the following:


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Ice Cream Social Chair

The Ice Cream Social Chair performs the following:


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Kindergarten Playdates

The Kindergarten Playdates performs the following:


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Kindergarten Welcome Team

The Kindergarten Welcome Team performs the following:
Work with other parents to best welcome parents of new Kindergarteners before and after school starts, with communications and a series of Kindergarten Play Dates. Parents of incoming Kindergarten students most welcome to serve in this role as you'll have insights as to what other parents need to know.

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Ursula Arsenault

Lost and Found Detective

The Lost and Found Detective performs the following:


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Read-a-Thon Coordinator

The Read-a-Thon Coordinator performs the following:


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School Supplies Coordinator

The School Supplies Coordinator performs the following:


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Teacher Appreciation Chair

The Teacher Appreciation Chair performs the following:


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Teacher Appreciation Chair

The Teacher Appreciation Chair performs the following:


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Volunteer Appreciation Party Coordinator

The Volunteer Appreciation Party Coordinator performs the following:


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Evanston Swims Chair

The Evanston Swims Chair performs the following:


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Ursula Arsenault



For questions or to volunteer in other ways with the Parent Involvement Group, please contact Ursula Arsenault

Student Enrichment/Culture Group

5th Grade Gathering Co-Chairs

The 5th Grade Gathering Co-Chairs performs the following:
This is a shared position that organizes the end-of-year farewell/celebration gathering of 5th grade students.

For more information, contact:
Tracy Olasimbo

5th grade Slideshow Chair

The 5th grade Slideshow Chair performs the following:


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Afterschool Clubs Co-Coordinator

The Afterschool Clubs Co-Coordinator performs the following:


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Tracy Olasimbo

Artist in Residence Coordinator

The Artist in Residence Coordinator performs the following:
Coordinate the Artist in Residence program at select grade levels.

For more information, contact:
Fuschia Winston-Rodriguez

Artist-in-Residence Chair

The Artist-in-Residence Chair performs the following:


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Book Nook Chair

The Book Nook Chair performs the following:


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Book Nook Chair

The Book Nook Chair performs the following:


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Book Nook Chair

The Book Nook Chair performs the following:


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Books & Breakfast Programming Coordinator

The Books & Breakfast Programming Coordinator performs the following:
• Work with administration to provide resources and support to the Books and Breakfast program • Help outreach with potential volunteers, resources or programming during this before school program • NOT required to present during every Books and Breakfast session

For more information, contact:
Kate Ellison

Buildings and Grounds Chair

The Buildings and Grounds Chair performs the following:


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Buildings and Grounds Chair

The Buildings and Grounds Chair performs the following:


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Cultural Arts: Griffin’s Tales

The Cultural Arts: Griffin’s Tales performs the following:


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Cultural Unity Night

The Cultural Unity Night performs the following:


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Cultural Unity Night Co-Chair
D65/ Washington Liaison for the ABC Family Group (African American, Black, Caribbean Affinity Group)

The D65/ Washington Liaison for the ABC Family Group (African American, Black, Caribbean Affinity Group) performs the following:
Duties include attending meetings with the intentions of sharing information between the D65 ABC Affinity group and the Washington community, and promoting and events within both Washington & D65.

For more information, contact:
Fuschia Winston-Rodriguez

D65/Washington Liaison for AFH/W (Asociación de Familias Hispanas/a Washington)

The D65/Washington Liaison for AFH/W (Asociación de Familias Hispanas/a Washington) performs the following:
Duties include attending meetings with the intentions of sharing information between the D65 AFH and AFHW (Washington), and promoting and events within both Washington & D65.

For more information, contact:
Fuschia Winston-Rodriguez

D65/Washington Liaison for BPAC (Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee)

The D65/Washington Liaison for BPAC (Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee) performs the following:
Duties include attending meetings with the intentions of sharing information between the the two groups, and promoting and events within the community.

For more information, contact:
Fuschia Winston-Rodriguez

Evanston Scholastic Chess Coordinator

The Evanston Scholastic Chess Coordinator performs the following:


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Kinder-garden coordinator

The Kinder-garden coordinator performs the following:


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Jennifer Satut

Kindergarten Garden Coordinator

The Kindergarten Garden Coordinator performs the following:


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Principal Advisory Committee Liaison (PAC)

The Principal Advisory Committee Liaison (PAC) performs the following:
PAC is made up of parent/guardian volunteers, teachers, staff, and our principal Kate Ellison. Duties include attending PAC meetings, sharing information between PAC and PTA as needed. Planning our Brave Spaces Diverse Voices events. Evaluating our community through a lense of equity and inclusion within the PAC meetings. Diverse backgrounds and multiple perspectives are key to making PAC work.

For more information, contact:
Fuschia Winston-Rodriguez

PTA Equity Rep Co-Chair (PEP: PTA Equity Project)

The PTA Equity Rep Co-Chair (PEP: PTA Equity Project) performs the following:
Represent Washington school on the district wide PEP team. This position is best suited for someone with some understanding of equity, inclusion, and diversity work. Duties include attending PEP meetings and the sharing of information between our Washington PTA and the PEP team.

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Fuschia Winston-Rodriguez

Science Fair Chair

The Science Fair Chair performs the following:


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Science Fair Chair

The Science Fair Chair performs the following:


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Wellness Committee Chair

The Wellness Committee Chair performs the following:


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Wellness Committee Chair

The Wellness Committee Chair performs the following:


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White Anti-Racism Affinity Group Liaison

The White Anti-Racism Affinity Group Liaison performs the following:


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Duties include attending meetings and promoting events within the Washington community.

Afterschool Clubs Co-Coordinator

The Afterschool Clubs Co-Coordinator performs the following:
Oversees the organization of Washington Clubs. Coordinates with outside activity vendors and parent-leaders of clubs to confirm clubs programming and payment each quarter. Manages registration and payment. Creates Clubs registration form and provides content to update the Clubs web page.

For more information, contact:
Tracy Olasimbo

Yearbook Editor

The Yearbook Editor performs the following:
Gather photos, create & order the 2019-2020 yearbook. If you start soon, you'd have the opportunity to help with the current yearbook to make next year easier! Main time commitment is during the spring.

For more information, contact:
Tracy Olasimbo



For questions or to volunteer in other ways with the Student Enrichment/Culture Group, please contact Tracy Olasimbo

Ways & Means Group

Book Fair Chair

The Book Fair Chair performs the following:


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Book Fair Chair

The Book Fair Chair performs the following:


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Passive Marketing (Box Tops, Food 4 Less)

The Passive Marketing (Box Tops, Food 4 Less) performs the following:
We need help This could include informing people about the Food 4 Less program as well as sorting and organizing box tops that are collected at Washington. You only have to put time in periodically and it's very practical and rewarding to work on! Norah has more details.

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PTA Equity Rep

The PTA Equity Rep performs the following:


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Spiritwear

The Spiritwear performs the following:


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Spring Silent Auction Chair

The Spring Silent Auction Chair performs the following:


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Teacher Raffle Chair

The Teacher Raffle Chair performs the following:


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Teacher Raffle Chair

The Teacher Raffle Chair performs the following:


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Fall Fest Chair

The Fall Fest Chair performs the following:


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Fall Fest Chair

The Fall Fest Chair performs the following:


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For questions or to volunteer in other ways with the Ways and Means Comittee, please contact Norah Utley