Craig Elementary PTO

2018-2019 Volunteer Signup

Help support fun and learning at Craig!  This is our official volunteer signup roster. (Separate signups may be sent around for specific events needing additional volunteers.)

No experience needed - previous volunteers and PTO board members are ready to support you!  If you have questions/feedback or need to change your signup, contact us at [email protected].  

You are not required to create an account or provide an email address to sign up here.  (If you don’t provide an email address, make sure we can find you in the Craig directory or shoot us an email.)  

Thank you for considering volunteering!  While we are fortunate to have dedicated volunteers who return every year, we eagerly welcome and need new faces too.  Join us!

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Officers: Co-Presidents (2)

Oversee all aspects of PTO in cooperation with school principal; set calendar; run PTO meetings (8x/year); attend PTO Council meetings (4-5x/year). Elected position, 2 year term.

 
All slots filled
  Annette Benson
2nd Year
  Amy Wickham
1st Year

Officers: Vice President of Services (2)

Oversee PTO services (e.g. social events, assemblies, teacher grants); support services volunteers; set/adjust budgets. Attend PTO meetings. Elected position, 2 year term.

 
All slots filled
  Sarah Rogerson
2nd Year
  Karen Danko
1st Year

Officers: Vice President of Fundraising (2)

Select and oversee PTO fundraising activities; support fundraising volunteers; set fundraising targets. Attend PTO meetings. Elected position, 2 year term.

 
1 of 2 slots filled
  Jaimee King

Officers: Treasurer

Manage PTO budget, cash box, reimbursements; prepare monthly financial reports; report to PTO Council as needed. Attend PTO meetings. Elected position, 2 year term.

 

Officers: Corresponding Secretary

Handle PTO correspondence. Send PTO messages/flyers to parents via Buzzable, Craig Connection, Facebook, and red folders. Attend PTO meetings. Elected position, 2 year term.

 
  Jenny Williams

Officers: Recording Secretary

Record minutes at PTO meetings. Low effort. Elected position, 2 year term.

 
  Sarah Hunt

Directory (2)

Assemble and distribute the Craig Directory by importing PowerSchool contact info; collect payments.

 
All slots filled
  Karen Danko
  Anita K

Yearbook (2)

Help assemble and distribute the Craig Yearbook.

 
All slots filled
  Amy Wickham
  Lisa Keis

Cultural Arts (2)

Select and arrange for special visitors for assemblies/classrooms (e.g. Basketball Family, author visits). Typically X visits per year.

 
1 of 2 slots filled
  Sarah Bilofsky

1000 Book Club (2)

Help organize the red bag book program for 3-5 year olds in the Craig District

 
All slots filled
  Annette Benson
  Becca Fiveland

Popcorn Friday

Set dates and frequency for Popcorn Friday (typically 5 Fridays per year). Collect signups/payment; coordinate helpers if needed.

 
  Annette Benson

School Banking (2)

Coordinate with CapCom; run school banking days (1-2x/month for 20 mins before school, very flexible)

 
1 of 2 slots filled
  Alex Buell

Ice Cream Social (2)

Help organize the Ice Cream Social. This is a back-to-school evening event in early September.

 
All slots filled
  Laura Bach
  Sailaja Hemanth

Fall Ball (2)

Help organize the Fall Ball. This is an evening event in October.

 
All slots filled
  Aimee Hadlik
  Jocelyn Rockower

ASEP (2)

Coordinate the After School Enrichment Program (ASEP); select classes to be offered; manage signup and payments; coordinate volunteer ASEP monitors

 
All slots filled
  Karen Danko
  Anita Makhija

School Picture Day (3)

Help organize school picture day with Adirondack School Portraits; collect order forms; distribute pictures. Picture day is in October, with a retake day in December.

 
1 of 3 slots filled
  Colleen Dibble

Book Fair (3)

Help organize the December and May book fairs.

 
All slots filled
  Annette Benson
  Ann Sumner
  Toyce Newsome

Preschool Story Hour (2)

Help coordinate 4-5 winter visits for next year's kindergarteners to get familiar with Craig. Each visit is during the school day and typically involves a story in the library plus a visit to a different part of the school (e.g. the cafeteria)

 
All slots filled
  Carolyn Ausfeld
  Jen Gleason-Fiorito

Movie Night (2)

Help organize Movie Night, an evening event in March. Secure venue (typically the high school theater), procure a movie, coordinate refreshments for sale before the event.

 
All slots filled
  Tracey Ingemie
  Jenn Fiorito

Staff Appreciation (2)

Plan a luncheon for Craig staff. This event is on a weekday in May.

 
All slots filled
  Toyce Newsome
  Jocelyn Rockower

Kindergarten Screening

Coordinate Craig parent volunteers to welcome new incoming kindergarten parents and answer any questions they may have. Arrange for water and snacks for the new parents. This event is in May.

 
  Tracey Ingemie

Craig Carnival (2)

Help organize the Craig Carnival, an outdoor evening event in June.

 
All slots filled
  Amy Wickham
  Jaimee King

Mini-Grants Reviewers (2)

Review mini-grant applications (1-2x/year) from teachers; advise PTO on recommendation for funding. Past mini-grants have included math racks, stepstools, etc. Low effort, very flexible.

 
All slots filled
  Jenny Williams
  Deanna Bouton

Fundraising: Box Tops

Collect Box Tops (cardboard clippings from cereal boxes and other products) that have been sent by families to school and mail them to the Box Tops For Education program. Low effort!

 
  Emily Steele

Fundraising: Price Chopper Tools for Schools

Support Craig's participation in the Price Chopper Tools for Schools program

 
  Toyce Newsome

Fundraising: Restaurant Nights

Help organize fundraiser nights with local restaurants (e.g. Chipotle, Panera, Smashburger)

 
  Jaimee King

Fundraising: Mums Sale (2)

Help organize the fall mum sale. Collect orders and payments; arrange for pickup of mums; coordinate mum pickup.

 
All slots filled
  Sarah Bilofsky
  Hannah Ingleston

Fundraising: Craig Clothing Sale

Select the Craig and Nisky clothing to sell at Craig; communicate choices to PTO board; coordinate sales in Fall and Spring (collect order forms, deliver clothing to school).

 
  Carolyn Ausfeld

Fundraising: Chocolate/Candy Sale

Help organize the spring candy sale (March/April); coordinate pickup of items.

 
  Christine Hull

Webmaster

Maintain the PTO website (e.g. post meeting minutes monthly). Maintain SignupGenius for volunteers. Low effort, very flexible.

 
  Jenny Williams


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