Davis PTA

At the Davis PTA, our goal is support the mission of Davis Elementary School and enrich and supplement the education of our children. Volunteers are always needed and appreciated. To become involved please contact:

Jina Tetro (jinapaltet@aol.com)

or

Kristine Sharp (kssharp04@gmail.com)

PTA Purposes
  • To promote the welfare of children and youth in the home, school, community and place of worship;
  • To raise the standards of home life;
  • To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth;
  • To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth;
  • To develop between educators and the general public such efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social and spiritual education.
As a PTA, it is our goal to provide our community with the following:
  • Academic and cultural enrichment that enhances the curriculum for our students;
  • Communication about PTA  events and school activities through our website, email, monthly newsletter and PTA meetings;
  • Volunteer opportunities to assist students and staff during events;
  • Teacher and staff support and appreciation through luncheons, breakfasts and supplemental funding;
  • Advocacy for students and families;
  • Funds to meet the PTA budget from PTA fund raisers that will in turn meet PTA goals.

Below is a list of the Executive Committee title holders as well as their duties and responsibilities, Special Committees, Volunteer Opportunities and a list of Your PTA Dollars at Work.

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Davis Executive Committee

Co-President Jina Tetro Coordinates all PTA activities. Chairs general membership and executive board meetings.
Co-President Kristine Sharp Assists Co-President in fulfilling responsibilities.
VP Fundraising Kat LoConte Oversees PTA’s fundraising activities and coordinates work of related special committees.
VP Member Services Alexis Lucente

Kristen Fusco

Assists in enrolling members and maintaining membership list.
VP Publicity Sandy Iannarone
Rori Tamagna
Recording Secretary Nancy Harshman Record minutes of PTA general meetings and executive committee meetings
Treasurer Jackie Maldari (receiving)
Michelle Martucci (payables)
Maintains PTA’s financial records, collecting income and paying expenses.
Board of Ed. Representative Aina Lakis Attends monthly meetings of the New Rochelle Board of Education and reports back to the general Davis PTA.
PTA Council Representative Anne Marie Nascimento Represents Davis at New Rochelle PTA Council Meetings.
Multi-Cultural Chair Rafaelina Valerio

Special Committees

Afterschool Works with reading specialists to select authors & coordinates author’s presentation to students.
Author’s Week Coordinates after school enrichment program. Selects instructors, produces & distributes brochures, organizes classes, and communicates with parents, instructors and treasurers.
Box tops Collects and submits “Box tops for Education” labels from General Mills products. PTA earns 10 cents per box top label.
Carnival Organizes the Davis Carnival. Chooses theme and activities, seeks sponsorships and donations, and coordinates volunteers.
Lead Class Parent and Class Parents Organizes class parents for each class and emergency dismissal phone chain. Assists teacher with class events.
Community Outreach Works with local organizations to provide donations of needed items. Encourages student participation in outreach.
Davis Directory Creates and updates directory of Davis students. Secures consent for contact information to appear in student directory. Formats database and produces directory.
Davis PTA Bulletin Produces news publication to inform parents of school activities.
Book Fair (Fall and Spring) Selects book fair vendor. Prepares gym for book fair. Coordinate class schedule and volunteers to work at fair.
Fall Fundraiser Selects vendor and distributes fundraising materials to students. Tallies purchases, collects money and distributes items purchased to students.
Fifth Grade Representative Coordinates fundraisers and plans graduation related events during 5th grade.
Hospitality Plans the Holiday Breakfast and Staff Recognition Luncheon.
Membership Leads membership drive. Manages income and reports data to National PTA.
Safety Liaison Addresses safety concerns and sits on school safety team.
School Assemblies Closely collaborates with Magnet Overlay facilitator in bringing programs to Davis that enrich, educate and celebrate the diverse cultural heritage of our students.
Lunchtime Alternatives Works with Assistant Principal to coordinate indoor lunchtime activities for classes from January through March.
Davis Website Manages and maintains information on our Davis website.
Publicity Publicizes upcoming PTA meetings and activities.
Nutrition and Wellness Works to promote a healthy lifestyle.

Volunteer Opportunities

In-School Volunteer Opportunities

After School Program
Author’s Week
Book Fair (Fall and Spring)
Class Parent
Community Outreach
Holiday Boutique
Hospitality
Mother’s/Father’s Day Plant Sale
School Assemblies
Valentine’s Day boutique
Lunchtime Alternatives

Out-of-School Volunteer Opportunities

Box tops
Board of Education Representative
Carnival
Davis Directory
Davis PTA Bulletin
Fundraisers
Membership
PTA Council Representative
School Photos
Davis Website

Your PTA Dollars at Work

See the current PTA budget below:

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