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2013 2014 MAPA fall meeting

  1. 1. September 25, 2103 6:00pm At Maria Montessori Academy
  2. 2. Welcome and Introduction—Dore Budget presentation—Irene Vote on Budget—Dore Closing remarks—Dore
  3. 3. Let’s get to know our MAPA officers and committee chairs. • President: Dore Elmer • Vice President: Irene Linenberger  Irene will be the MAPA President for the school year 2014-2015 • Secretary: Kari Anderson • Treasurer: Jamie Pugmire
  4. 4.  Events/Festivals: Stephanie Wallis  Fundraising: Teara Galbraith  Handyman: Ken Davis  Library: Thom Rockwell  Junior High: Melinda Montgomery  Parent Education: Jennifer Whetton  Room Parents: Heidi Bradley  Safety/SNAP: Autumn Douglas  SPROC/ Lunch with Leaders: Melena Fenn  Teacher Appreciation: Irene Linenberger  Yearbook: Kami Howe  Book Fair: Mandee Stevens  Grant Writing: Dore Elmer  6th Grade Liaison: Yana Sprague and Kami Howe  Gala: Julie Zeigler, Melinda Montgomery, Kari Anderson  Box Tops: Rachael Bush  Fall Festival: Julie Zeigler  Junior High Liaison: Melinda Montgomery
  5. 5. Purpose of MAPA Summary of Bylaws Methods of Communication MAPA Annual Plan • Goals • Plan of Action Annual 2013-2014 Budget MAPA Meeting Schedule Fundraisers/Events Questions?
  6. 6. Enhance and support the educational experience at our school Develop a closer connection between school and home by encouraging parent involvement—40 hours per year per family Improve the environment at our school through volunteer and financial support.
  7. 7.  All parents/guardians of children attending Maria Montessori Academy are automatically members of MAPA  No dues are required for MAPA membership  General MAPA meetings will be held twice per year— September and May  We will vote on the budget in the fall and the MAPA officers in the spring  Members of MAPA may join committees in the areas they would like to volunteer.
  8. 8.  Email  One Call Now  Website  MAPA Blog http://blogs.mariamontessoriacademy.org/ma pa/  Facebook—MAPA—Montessori Academy Parents Association  Bulletin Board—In hallway just to the left of the main entrance  Parking Lot Signs  LED Sign
  9. 9. Continue to support our teachers in the classroom Work to make field trips more achievable Continue to support the school with needed volunteers and equipment Provide opportunities for parents to gain a better understanding about the school and the Montessori teaching method Continue to reach out to the community
  10. 10. Support the teachers • $250 mini grant per classroom • Room Parent(s) • Teacher Appreciation Committee • Book Fair Wish Lists • Event and Festival Support Field Trips • $5500 grant from MAPA • Field Trip List • Wolf Mountain Ski Night
  11. 11. Support the school • Volunteer Database • Responsive to Director • Raise funds for school needs/desires Improve Parent Understanding • Parent Education Committee  Adult and Children Book Clubs • School Tours • Mentoring New Families (Room Parents)
  12. 12. Community Outreach • Lunch with Leaders: members of the business community meet with students • Fall Festival: we invite our community to attend • Gratitude Feast: we invite the seniors in our community to attend • Gala: we seek donations from the business community
  13. 13. Starting Balance $448.00 Fundraisers Fall Festival $1900.00 Book Fairs $2500.00 Spring Gala Event $9300.00 Boxtops for Education $1000.00 Other $1000.00 Yearbook $4750.00 Smith’s Earn and Learn $1500.00 Future Fundraisers -- Total Income $22,398.00
  14. 14. Expenses—Committee Support Lunch with Leaders $325.00 Safety Committee $300.00 Teacher Appreciation $1250.00 Room Parents $550.00 Spring Gala $2800.00 Field Trips $5500.00 Yearbook $4000.00 Teacher Mini-Grants $5500.00 Fall Festival $400.00 Field Day $50.00 Handy Man $100.00 Miscellaneous $500.00 Cash on Hand for 2014-2015 $1,123.00 Total Expenses $22,398.00
  15. 15.  General Meeting (Pot luck, families and teachers are invited to attend) • September 25, 2013 @ 6:00pm • May 7, 2014 @ 6:00pm  Monthly Meeting (All MAPA members and the junior high rep are invited to attend) • Second Friday of the month @ 9:30am • Intermittent evening meetings TBD  MAPA Board Meeting (Board members only) • On an as needed basis for voting purposes
  16. 16. Scholastic Book Fairs • Oct. 14-16, Feb 5-7, May 26-28 Fall Festival • October 26th, 4:00-6:00 Spring Gala • March 22, 2014 (tentative date) 6th grade and Junior High Fundraising • Contact Kami Howe or Melinda Montgomery for details.
  17. 17.  Red Ribbon Week • October 21-25 during school hours  Gratitude Feast • November 21st at the school with the seniors in our community  International Festival • TBD  Dr. Seuss Day • TBD  Field Day • May 23rd during school hours
  18. 18. If you have any questions, please contact either Dore Elmer at deelady73@gmail.com or Irene Linenberger at nenethumper@comcast.net

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