Room Parent Resources

What is it: One of the most valuable volunteer resources because you are the main line of communication between the teachers and PTA!
Responsibilities Are:
  • Organizes class parties (typically 4 of the following: Halloween, Winter Holiday, Valentines, Easter/Spring, End of the Year)
    • Usually this involves collecting money (a donation from parents) and working with the teacher to come up with the activities for the party
  • Helps coordinate the class for Ice Cream Social (ICS)
    • Put together some sort of auction item for the ICS (money or item donations from the class)
    • help get volunteers from the class for the day-of
    • Collect gift cards for the mystery grab bags for ICS
  • Helps with Teacher Appreciation Week (there are coordinators who organize the week)
    • Help organize food for a teacher/staff breakfast
    • Collect/organize events at the classroom level (flowers, classroom supplies, etc)
  • Coordinates a holiday and/or end of year present for the teacher
  • You must be a PTA member — Join now

Always here to help answer question is the Classroom Programs Chair,

The PTA provides some guidance in making the job easier, but a room parent really helps serve as a liaison for the teacher and the PTA to reach parents in individual classrooms.  We also have grade level reps who will provide support and guidance throughout the year!
Class Party fund request – use this template to communicate and collect for classroom funds.  You should be able to copy/paste this into your own document in order to fill in with your classroom details where necessary.

Wondering when your teacher’s birthday is?  His/Her favorite color?  Does he/she have a favorite treat?  Find all that info HERE!

Below is the Room Parent Orientation Presentation….though this is from last year, and not the current school year, this is still a great resource to familiarize yourself with since this year’s Room Parent Luncheon wasn’t able to occur.