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BENJAMIN D. FOULOIS PTA COMMITTEES
This committee advocates for the school at the county-level meetings and reports back to the PTSA board regarding state and federal education-related legislation, and anything else that may have an impact on education in Prince George’s County. This information will be communicated to the parents at PTSA meetings. Volunteers will help write and distribute informational flyers, stuff and stamp envelopes for mailing, make reminder phone calls prior to legislative proceedings and more.
Arts Integration Committee
This committee coordinates with our educators to "enrich" our children within their curriculums and areas of study as it relates to arts integration. The committee also will assist with Math, Reading, Science, and PARK night activities. The Reflections program, sponsored annually by the National PTA, is a great opportunity for students to demonstrate their artistic and literary talents in a contest format.
This committee is responsible working with the Executive Board to review the bylaws annually, and to make recommendations, revisions and amendments to the bylaws as needed.
Communications/ Public Relations Committee
This committee promotes and advertises PTSA activities via email, phone calls, and flyers. The committee shares information with members via the PTSA website, school call-out system, and through the School newsletter.
Fundraising/Ways & Means Committee
This committee is responsible for fundraising for the PTSA in order to generate the resources needed to advance the general work of the PTSA. This includes funding special spirit events such as opening-day festivities, parties, and social events for the school community. The PTSA raises funds through several events each year, such as the book fair, Midland fundraiser, Honey Baked Ham, Christmas shop and more. Additionally, we participate in the "Box Tops for Education" program, which can generate thousands of dollars for our school.
This committee is responsible for coordinating PTSA sponsored events including coordinating school dances, working concessions, advertisements, selling tickets/collecting money, etc. Also responsible for refreshments, door prizes, and child care for members during PTSA meetings. The volunteers will also coordinate with the Sports Department to provide refreshments for all at-home sporting events, assist with some 8th grade activities, and the end of year field day. The greeters volunteers will be a part of the hospitality committee and will assist whenever needed.
This committee is responsible for promoting and growing PTSA membership to parents, teachers, and students. The committee along with the Parent and Community Engagement committee will also recruit and coordinate parents as volunteers to assist with various PTSA and school sponsored events and programs. The committee will sponsor activities that will create growth within the PTSA.
Parent & Community Engagement
This committee is responsible for soliciting community organizations that can bring enrichment programs to our school. Organizations could include Junior Achievement, Girls RUN Gorgeous Prince George's, The Patriots Technology Training Center, Men Aiming Higher, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and others. The committee along with the membership committee will also recruit and coordinate parents as volunteers to assist with these programs. The committee is also responsible for seeking monetary and in-kind donations from community partners.