Committee Chair Tips

Thank you to all of the Committee Chairs who have volunteered their time to help with the PTA this year! Here are some quick tips to help you with your Committee:

When and What?

Your event date should be listed on the master calendar.

Know Your Budget

All events have budgets; please discuss this with your designated VP.


Recruit additional committee members to help both for the planning of your event/activity and to help the day of the event.


Determine how you are going to communicate your event to the Fallsmead Community:

  • Email Newsletter - Send a brief message to be included in the weekly newsletter to no later than Wednesday at noon. The message will be included in the weekly newsletter that is sent out on Thursday morning.

  • Flyers - Anyone who wishes to send home a flyer is responsible for developing one on their own. The PTA logo should be included somewhere on the document. You can get the logo by emailing Drafts of flyers are due to the VP of Communications by the end of the day on Monday in order to allow for enough time for approval. Please send your flyer to Once approved, you are responsible for making copies. Flyers must be in the teachers’ mailboxes by end of the school day on Thursday in order to go home on Friday.

  • Morning Announcements - Event blurbs and/or visuals (e.g., videos, flyers formatted as jpgs, or PowerPoint/Google Slides) must be submitted to by Thursday of the week before you want your announcement to be included in the morning announcements.