Annual Appeal & Membership: Coordinates and implements all membership and Annual Appeal communications.
BOKS (Build Our Kids Success): Manages the before school fitness program.
Burbank Walks: Organizes annual Walk to School Days and promotes other programs to encourage walking to school.
Classroom Programs: Researches, coordinates, and schedules Enrichment Programs for each grade level with teacher involvement. Coordinates a parent observer to provide feedback for each program. Publicizes programs in the school newsletter after the program takes place.
Garden Curriculum: Works with teachers to create and implement curriculum related to the Garden Classroom. Manages classroom volunteers to facilitate projects.
Grant Writing: Works with the Burbank Principal to identify appropriate projects, locate funding sources, and apply for grants.
Green Team: Collaborates with faculty, other PTA committees and the Belmont community on issues related to recycling, reducing waste and environmental issues.
Landscaping-Garden Classroom: Oversees volunteers and maintenance in the Garden Classroom.
Landscaping-Grounds: Coordinates grounds clean-up and plantings twice per school year. Oversees maintenance of playground, including purchase of fibar mulch as needed.
Landscaping-Veggie Garden: Coordinates care and curriculum in veggie garden.
Library: Assists Library Aide in various activities, including organizing cur rent collection, filing cards, pulling discard books, and processing new books. Schedule is flexible.
METCO Family Friends: Pairs Belmont families with Boston families in the Burbank METCO program. Coordinates events for Boston and Belmont children in town-wide elementary school METCO programs.
Room Parent Coordinator: Manages room parents who facilitate communication between teachers and classroom families.
School Committee Observer: Attends a number of School Committee meetings per year with school committee observers from other Belmont elementary schools. Writes a summary of School Committee meetings to share with the Burbank PTA Co-Presidents and the School Committee Observers from the other elementary schools. Collects documents for Burbank at these School Committee meetings and gives them to the Burbank Co-Presidents.
Social Action: Coordinates all community support activities, including, but not limited to, food, clothing, and toy drives.
Website: Works with PTA Executive Board and School Principal to update the Burbank PTA Website.
Welcoming: Coordinates and implements welcoming activities for incoming kindergarten parents and new Burbank families.