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PTA Committees

Membership / Welcoming
Responsible for Membership Drive including publicity and collection of dues. Calls new Freedom families as requested to inform them of local and school-related information. Coordinates the PTA portion of back to school events. Also coordinates the parent volunteer program and maintains a list of available volunteers for requests of the Freedom staff or PTA committee chairs.

Student Support
Coordinates programs that support the school community, including Cultural Programs, Accelerated Reader, In-School Banking, Celebrations Books, Science Fair, Family Nights (such as Movie Night), Parent Academy, Community Outreach, and Grounds Maintenance. Also includes special event committees, such as the Fifth Grade Promotion and Play Day committees. (View our PTA Programs page for additional information on these programs and more.)

Fundraising
Selects and implements fundraising programs to benefit Freedom students. These efforts include a fundraiser catalog sale once a year, as well as ongoing programs, which include Market Day, Box Tops for Education and Campbell’s Soup label collection, and grocery store reward sign-ups. Special events, such as the Holiday Boutique and Restaurant Nights are also under this committee.

Sunshine
Recognizes special events such as Teacher Appreciation Week and Welcome Back luncheon, School Bus Driver Week, etc. Sends birthday cards to faculty and staff members as well as recognizing faculty and staff in times of illness or celebration (i.e. marriage).

Publications
Responsible for all aspects of publishing PTA Newsletters including collecting information, keeping supplies on hand and printing and delivering according to established deadlines. Also publishes a student directory for distribution to all Freedom students each year.

Audit
Responsible for tracking and following up on money spent and motions made by the PTA.