Your involvement is critical to our children’s success.
Volunteering at PTA events is a great way to stay involved in your child's education and make a difference at your school. Please note that ALL VOLUNTEERS must have a “green badge.” Register for your green badge in the AES school library.
Interested in chairing or volunteering on a committee? We need you! Look through our list of committees and let us know where you think your skills will make a difference. Committees in red indicate urgent needs.
Battle of the books | 2 Chairs needed
Battle of the Books is a popular program that encourages students to read books and test their comprehension. This chair works closely with our school librarian to select books for the program and plan opportunities for students to test their knowledge.
Chair: Erin Carpenter
This fundraiser allows you to enjoy a night off from cooking and support AES at the same time. Come out for dinner and say hello to the teachers and staff of AES. Chair selects venues and sets dates with input from administrators.
Chairs: Jamie Synan
This program promotes positive character traits education throughout the school year. Each month a new character trait is introduced. Students are encouraged to talk about good character. Students are recognized when they display a character trait. The committee organizes the monthly recognition and awards for students.
Campus Beautification | 2 Chairs Needed
This committee leads efforts to maintain the school grounds and helps to keep our campus safe and beautiful.
Box tops fundraiser
Chairs: Nilda Cates
Collect General Mills product Box Tops for school cash! Chairs promote the program, organize collection drives and submit eligible Box Tops for cash.
Chair: Rebecca Muscaro
The chair organizes the distribution and sells of GPS coupon books. This fundraiser earns 50% for each book sold. It requires time at the beginning of the school year for about the first three to four weeks.
Chair: Rebecca Muscaro
Compiles and publishes the electronic Friday Bulletin that updates parents of school and PTA events as well as volunteer opportunities.
Chairs: Avery Emery
Plans details of the PTA’s largest fundraiser, the Fun Run. Duties include working with a Fun Run committee to create a timeline for events, communicating with families about donations, acquiring corporate sponsors and planning for the day’s events.
Lost & Found
Sorts through lost and found items on a weekly basis and returns labeled items to classrooms. Organizes unclaimed items to be donated twice per year.
Chairs: Stephanie Baker, Shafaq Guriya
This committee organizes Donuts with Dads & Dudes (October) and Muffins with Mom (May) where parents visit with their children and other parents over breakfast before school in the cafeteria.
Room Parent Coordinator
Chair: Meaghan Salz
Coordinates and communicates with our school's Room Parent Volunteers what their duties are and answers any questions and concerns for the classes. Maintains the teacher profiles and wish lists for the teachers and well as coordinates Teacher Appreciation week with the room parents.
Chairs: Stephanie Baker, Wendy Ellis
Volunteers collect recycling from classrooms once a week. Adult volunteers may do it alone or establish a student team to help, with administration approval.
Chair: Jennifer Conaty
This program integrates the science curriculum and scientists in the community to help students expand their scientific knowledge. Programs are presented to 1-5 grade students once each year. Kindergartners have a separate science related program funded by the PTA.
Media/Technology Committee Parent Liaison
Parent representative to meet with school’s technology team. Keeps parents informed about technology needs and decisions.
Chairs: Jerelyn Brimer
Works with a committee to plan a family friendly free outdoor event. The event includes food options, playground and field play, and more.
Walk & Bike to School Days
Chair: Carissa White, Jennifer Turley
In conjunction with the National PTA Apex Elementary promotes walking and biking to school. Committee organizes and promotes local meeting points for families on Walk to School Day.
Apex Advisory Board
Representatives: Jen Ferrell
A representative from our school attends advisory council meetings and Apex Education Advisory Committee meetings.
Manager: Kristy Buchanan
A volunteer position that can be done 100% from home! Maintain and update the AES PTA website as needed.
Chair: Carissa White