Meetings

Meetings

Attending a monthly PTA Meeting is an easy and great way to stay involved in your child's school, meet teachers and other staff, meet other parents and support the PTA. Members are welcomed to attend and participate in both meetings.

Meetings are held in the Carl Sandburg Elementary School Media Room

Building Meetings start at 6:30 p.m.

Board Meetings start at 7:00 p.m.

Meetings FAQ

Q. What can I expect at a meeting?

General membership meetings are informational and are used to review current and upcoming events along with occasional voting on policies and budget. Typically, during Board Meetings minutes are reviewed and approved. Then reports are given from the PTA Board Members, Principals and Committee Chairs. New business, unfinished business and various announcements are also discussed.

Q. Do I have to be a paid member to attend a meeting?

All families are welcome and encouraged to attend the PTA general membership meeting. You do not need to be a paid member to attend; however, you need to be a paid member in good standing for 30 days to be able to vote.

Q. How long does the meeting last?

Typically the Board Meetings last from an hour to an hour and a half. General Membership meetings are short and brief.

Q. Can I bring my kids?

Yes, to General Membership meetings. We plan activities for children during these meetings.

Q. Will I be called on or asked to participate?

Your involvement in the meeting is completely up to you. You may attend just to listen and learn or you can actively participate, sharing your thoughts and ideas. Your input is valuable.