KTPA

What is the KinderFrogs Teacher Parent Association and what is its mission?

The board is made up of several representatives selected by the parents of the children at
KinderFrogs School at TCU. Parents may attend the meetings or participate on the committees of choice. Positions on the board include:

President

This position oversees committees, lead KTPA meetings, work with volunteers that support and sponsor KinderFrog events

Vice President

This position prepares agenda for meetings, works with communications chair to ensure all events are posted on internal site and facebook page, assumption to transition to President following year

Secretary

Take notes at each meeting and provide Communications person update of upcoming events/happenings, sign in sheets for meetings

Treasurer

Reconcile monthly statements on checking account, collect budgets from committees, report progress at KTPA meetings.

KTPA Communications

Keeping KinderFrog facebook page updated with current info and any other events, assist in monthly recap for President and/or teachers to include in newsletter to parents

Alumni Relations

Help update alumni email database, create email distribution with alumni to keep them posted on KinderFrog news and events

Weekly Grocery Shopper

World Down Syndrome Day Chair

Coordinate fun at the school for World DS Day

Teacher/Staff Appreciation Committee

Yearbook Lead

Yearbook Committee

Photographers for Events

KinderFrog Buddy Walk Team Captain

If you don’t have a team, this is a great way to get involved. – organize KinderFrog families getting signed up on the team site, be there on the day of event, help coordinate others that want to join/walk with KF Team (Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity)

Hospitality

New family welcome packet, “Buddy Families”

Purpose and Function of KinderFrogs Teacher/Parent Association

  • Be available for bi-monthly meetings
  • Be available for calls from parents
  • Lead and coordinate sub-committees in conjunction with Director
  • Serve as advisors to the Director
  • Assist in development of information packet for newly identified special needs parents

Standing Committees

Strategic Planning Committee will work with staff and faculty advisors to assist in evaluating and reporting the progress of the school towards its stated goals.

Annual Auction/Benefit Dinner Committee

Will meet once a month in August, September, October, November, January.  External KinderFrogs volunteers will be available based on need from the committee.

Event Chair

Overall coordination with committee, establish and lead monthly meetings for committee, working with Adminstrative Staff on details, Support efforts of Co-Chair needs, Volunteer coordinator

Event Co-Chair

Shadow Event Chair to transition into lead event chair following year, secure raffle prices for Chance drawing, decoration details, “Thank you”  to sponsors/contributors

Toddler Class Coordinators

Pre-K Class Coordinators

LEAP Class Coordinators

Assist collecting silent and live auction items from parents, update invitation list with parents, help teachers with auction class project as needed and be the coordinator of class related items needed for auction dinner  (Class goal is to secure 2 or more Live auction items, 15 themed baskets for Silent Auction)

Silent Auction Coordinator

Overall coordinator for silent auction items, communicate early in September exactly what parents can do to secure donations, establish system to collect all of the items, “Thank you” letter for silent auction items

Live Auction Coordinator

Overall coordinator for Live Auction items, communicate early in September exactly what parents can do to secure donations, establish collecting system of all items.  “Thank you” to contributors of Live auction items

Invitations/Programs/Save The Date

Registration/Check-in/Check-out Coordinator

Registration Assistant

Goal is for the assistant to learn the process and become coordinator for following year

Slide Show

Teacher Wish List Boards/Name Badges