Parents and teachers are partners in education. One of the ways that St. Adalbert brings parents and teachers together is through the Parent Teacher Unit, or PTU.
The school PTU was first organized in 1947. The group was formed to bring a closer relationship between parents and teacher of the school that they may cooperate in promoting the welfare of the children of the Academy of St. Adalbert. Through its fundraising activities over the years, the PTU has a history of helping supply some of the equipment used in the school and library.
PTU also raises funds for the school by running programs like Market Day, Box Tops for Education, Campbell’s Food Labels, and more. Annually, the PTU holds a variety of fundraisers to provide financial support for classroom activities such as field trips, holiday parties, and other special events. Each year the PTU hosts many events for the children and their families like the End of Summer Pool Party, Santa Shop, Family Toboggan Night, and the end of the year school picnic. For the teachers, the PTU has an appreciation luncheon, and provides funds for each teacher to purchase classroom supplies.
The PTU is open to all parents of children attending the Academy of St. Adalbert. Parents are invited to attend all meetings. Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month during the school year at 6:30 p.m. in the school library.
PTU Officer Duties
Duties of the President shall be to chair all General and Executive Board meetings and prepare agendas for these meetings; ensure that all officers and committees perform their respective duties; ensure that the Executive Board fulfills its duties in a timely manner; signs checks in the absence of the Treasurer; performs other duties as assigned through the Executive Board.
Duties of the Vice Presidents shall be to perform all duties of the President when the President is unavailable; supervise the formation of all fundraising committees; appoint chairperson(s) for each committee; coordinate the work of committees to ensure that they are properly organized; shall act as Membership Chairperson, responsible for coordinating the membership drive; a current list of members shall be maintained; review and present all fundraising plans for approval by the Executive Board; perform other duties as assigned through the Executive Board.
Duties of the Treasurer shall be to keep and report the accounting of the Academy of St. Adalbert PTU; secure the funds and financial records of the Academy of St. Adalbert PTU; collect funds from PTU events and all other revenue sources; provide a detailed written report of the financial condition of the Academy of St. Adalbert PTU semi-annually at General meetings; provide a summary report including beginning and ending balances at each General meeting; perform other duties as assigned through the Executive Board.
Duties of the Secretary shall be to record and have available for dissemination the minutes of all general PTU meetings; record and submit minutes of all Executive Board meetings to PTU Executive Board members; keep record of the attendance for each meeting and a roll of officers and committees; maintain a central repository for information pertaining to Academy of St. Adalbert PTU; ensure that appropriate appreciation is expressed for the work of committee chairpersons, volunteers, Pastor, Principal and Teachers; perform other duties as assigned through the Executive Board.
PTU 2012-2013 Officers
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