Join us for the General Membership Meeting

The first PTSA General Membership meeting will be Thursday, October 7, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. via Teams here. Meetings include reports from Board Members and a parent education guest speaker or town meeting with a school or community leader. All are welcome to attend; however, voting on PTSA business is restricted to PTSA Members. Join or renew your membership this week.

 

Items you’d like added to the meeting agenda? Contact the PTSA Secretary, Renu Kushwaha

School counselor guest speaker and board elections on April 1

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The PTSA General Membership Meeting will be Thursday, April 1 from 7:00PM – 8:30PM. You’d be a Fool to miss it! School counselor Blair Lovatt will address the group and answer questions. The agenda also includes 5th Grade Promotion plan, 2021-22 PTSA board nominee introductions, and a financial report.

​The 2021 nominating committee hereby places the following names into nomination:

  • President: Emily Lawless
  • Executive VP: Irina Czyzewski
  • Secretary:
  • Co-Treasurers: Lei Zhang & Xue Tian
  • VP Communications: Taunya Covington
  • VP Membership: Lina Hsu
  • VP Fundraising: China Helwig
  • VP Enrichment: Ana Feito
  • Co-VP Extended Curriculum: Renu Bhandari & Iris Wang
  • VP Events: Neha Khandelwal
  • VP Volunteers:
  • VP Advocacy: Natalie Chavez

The nominating committee has confirmed all nominees have been a member of a PTSA for at least 15 days prior to the election, per PTSA bylaws.

The positions of Secretary and VP of Volunteers remain blank. The nominating committee did their best to find a candidate to place on the slate for these positions but were unable to identify a qualified candidate. We invite you to step up and self declare for one of these positions. Nominations during the Membership Meeting will be taken from the floor, including self-nominations. Nominees and members of the community that are not currently PTSA members may participate in the elections by joining or renewing their PTSA membership.

Join the Teams Meeting on April at https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_NTUxZTIxOTAtNzk0Zi00OWMxLWE1MTMtYjMwODlmNjRmNzU3%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2267f45ba9-5763-49a8-a8a5-e2dc9b2a36a8%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%221e22db8e-1850-4c68-8a7d-1de16661a401%22%7d. Questions? Are you a member and have an item you’d like to add to the agenda? Contact the PTSA Secretary, Annie Franklin.

PTSA 2021-22 slate of officers

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Join the Clara Barton Elementary PTSA General Membership Meeting on Thursday, April 1 via Teams here. Receive PTSA updates from current board members and participate in the 2021-22 Board Member Elections. The 2021 nominating committee hereby places the following names into nomination:

  • President: Emily Lawless
  • Executive VP: Irina Czyzewski
  • Secretary:
  • Co-Treasurers: Lei Zhang & Xue Tian
  • VP Communications: Taunya Covington
  • VP Membership: Lina Hsu
  • VP Fundraising: China Helwig
  • VP Enrichment: Ana Feito
  • Co-VP Extended Curriculum: Renu Bhandari & Iris Wang
  • VP Events: Neha Khandelwal
  • VP Volunteers:
  • VP Advocacy: Natalie Chavez

The nominating committee has confirmed all nominees have been a member of a PTSA for at least 15 days prior to the election, per PTSA bylaws.

The positions of Secretary and VP of Volunteers remain blank. The nominating committee did their best to find a candidate to place on the slate for these positions but was unable to identify a qualified candidate. We invite you to step up and self declare for one of these positions. Nominations during the Membership Meeting will be taken from the floor, including self-nominations. Nominees and members of the community that are not currently PTSA members may participate in the elections by joining or renewing their PTSA membership here.

Respectfully submitted,

Cami Miller, Jay Lippe, Jessica Sattari
2021 Nominating Committee, Clara Barton Elementary PTSA

Webinar “Unexpected Gifts: What failure can do for our children” and PTSA General Membership Mtg

Sponsored by the Clara Barton PTSA in partnership with LWPTSA, join us Thursday, October 8 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. for this parent education webinar followed by the PTSA General Membership Meeting.

Certified Parent Coach® Christy Keating will share her tips on raising well-adjusted kids, thoughts on when it’s okay to let your kids fail, and how to help them succeed by finding creative solutions to the challenges they face—whether that be at home, at school, or in life. Christy offers powerful insights, compassionate understanding, and specific tools and strategies to help parents guide their children to success.

Following the parent education class will be the PTSA General Membership Meeting where you can hear from PTSA and school leadership, and with an active membership, vote on PTSA business. We have an open board member position for VP of Volunteers and will be accepting nominations from the floor.

To receive a Zoom Meeting passcode ID, register here.

We’re 115 voices strong. May we add your voice?

Stay informed and stay connected through the PTSA. We need you! Join or renew your Clara Barton Elementary PTSA membership today for the 2020-2021 school year, and support PTSA programs with resources and opportunities for every child. Individual, dual and staff memberships are offered as well as membership scholarships. Join/renew here.

Stay Informed, Stay Connected!

Welcome to the 2020 – 2021 school year! The PTSA First Day Packet includes information on . . .

  • How you can support PTSA activities and programs through a donation to The Bobcat Fund.
  • How to access PTSA Member benefits by joining Clara Barton PTSA or renewing your membership for this school year.
  • Ways you can make a difference and help your student and the Clara Barton Community through volunteer opportunities.

Let’s Get Started! The First Day PAcket is here.