As part of the TEADS community, every family is a member of the PTH. Our Parent ~ Teacher Havurah is an excellent way to meet fellow TEADS parents, get involved with our school community and make a meaningful contribution to your child's education. No matter what your time availability, there are many ways to be involved throughout the school year. The gift of your precious time will benefit our school in countless ways and is appreciated by our teachers, administrators and most especially by our children.
The PTH meets the first Wednesday of every month at 8:15 am.
Below, you wil find 2013-2014 events that we need committee chairs for. As new opportunities arise throughout the year, they will be added.
Parent Ambassadors Coordinator: Coordinate Parent Ambassadors. Parent Ambassadors for TEADS offer time during prospective family tours, open houses and to "adopt a new family" to welcome them to our community, answer questions and introduce them to others. Time Committment: 1-2 hours per month.
Fundraising Committee Coordinator: Create committees for our most important fundraising events such as the Book Fair, Aishet Chayil, Purim Carnival, Party Book and more. Even better, help us come up with new creative ideas to raise money for our school. Time commitment: 1-2 hours per month.
Bagel Shop Coordinator: Assemble volunteer schedule, create menu and shop for the food that is sold in the shop. Time commitment: 2 hours per month.
Room Parent Coordinator: Coordinate Room Parents that act as liason between parents and teachers. Weekly email correspondence and coordinating class events. Time commitment: 2+ hours per month
Holiday Coordinator: Work with teachers and administration to plan holiday celebrations that are attended school wide. Time commitment: 2 hours per month.
Photographer/Yearbook Coordinator: Take pictures of all major school events and work with committee to put together yearbook. Time commitment: 2 hours per month.
Library Helpers Coordinator: Coordinate volunteer schedule to work in the library for weekly classes. Some training involved with check out system required. Time commitment: 1-2 hours per month.
Morning Greeters Coordinator: Greet the children and parents from 7:30 - 8:00 each morning. Time commitment: 3 hours per month.
Grandparents/Special Friends Day Coordinator: Coordinate with teachers and administration to program for this special day. Collect contact information so that we can keep grandparents and special friends involved in the ongoing activities of the school. Time commitment: 1 hour per month.
Recycling Coordinator: Take the plastic bottles, cans and printer cartridges to a recycling station and collect the money for these items. Easy way to help us fundraise! Recycle stations are close proximity to school. Time commitment: 2 hours per month.
Drama Booster: Help promote the Winter Play and Intergeneration Musical. Involves ticket sales, promotional materials, bake sales, wine booth and telegrams. Time commitment: 1-2 hours per month
Giving Tree Coordinator: Plan and implement our annual "Giving Tree," which is full of the teacher's wishes for holiday classroom gifts. Time commitment: 2 hours per month until event (late November).
Latke Party Coordinator: Our annual Hanukkah celebration. The Hanukkah party is a Temple Emanuel community-wide event with arts and crafts for the kids, an entertaining DJ providing great music and games, delicious food and raffle prizes. Work in conjunction with members of the Temple congregation, ECC and Religious School to help make this one of our most memorable events of the year. Time commitment: 2 hours per month October - December. 4-5 hours day of event.
Edible Garden: TEADS is very excited to launch our edible garden this fall. Be part of this inaugural year by helping to coordinate the class schedules and maintain the garden. Time commitment: 2+ hours per month
TEADS Purim Carnival Committee Coordinator: Attend planning meetings leading up to the Carnival. Coordinate volutnteers to run one of the many fun booths at the carnival. From bake sales to kids games, a prize booth and more. Time commitment: 1-2 hours per month planning. 8 hoursday of carnival.
Beyond coordinators for each event, we also need volunteers to help with each event along with our annual spring Scholastic Book Fair.
You can sign up online for any of these great opportunities!