Committees

In the cooperative spirit of this nursery school, parents are required to serve on the executive board or on committees. There are a variety of board positions and committees to choose from.

Committee Description
Hospitality Makes refreshments for parent meetings and open house. Helps coordinate the Family Dinner held in February.
Housekeeping Leads clean-up days with participating families. Launders towels and dramatic play costumes.
Publicity Assists Publicity Chairperson with distributing and posting flyers to advertise school events to the community throughout the year. Maintains and updates the website.
T-shirts and Original Works Distributes sportswear order forms at September Parent Meeting, collects and places orders and distributes purchased items in the early fall. Distributes order forms, collects and places orders and distributes purchased items for Original Works fundraiser in the spring involving gifts made from the children’s artwork.
Silent Auction Helps organize this Springtime fundraiser which includes selecting a banquet-type location to hold the event, contacting local merchants and families for prize donations, organizing auction display and procedures, and sending thank you notes to donors.
Class Photos Schedules and coordinates class photos with professional photographer and manages associated orders in the spring.
Garage Sale Assists the Garage Sale Chairperson in planning and managing the annual Garage Sale fundraiser in November. Committee members help with sorting and organizing items collected throughout the fall, and setting up, running and cleaning up the sale at the Niskayuna High School. Organizes a bake sale to raise additional funds on the day of the Sale.
Playground and Equipment Maintains playground equipment, classroom furniture, and toys as needed.
Grant Writer Seeks out and applies for grants as they become available at various institutions (both public and private) and follows through with any requests the institutions may have.