Every year, the President can appoint two delegates to represent Baldwin at the Austin Council of PTAs. Delegates attend ACPTA general membership meetings and Vertical Team meetings in order to connect with other PTA leaders, the district, and the community in Austin.
An adults-only fundraising event that includes dinner and dancing with both live and silent auctions. One of the PTA’s biggest fundraisers, Baldwin Bash is a spring event that needs volunteers for décor, logistics, collecting donations for the auctions, and more!
Baldwin teachers and staff need volunteers to help with various events and duties throughout the year. The PTA Volunteer Coordinator and/or Room Mom may be asked to help with finding volunteers as needed. Check out the Baldwin School site for more information.
A weekly e-newsletter delivered on Sundays. Volunteers are needed to collect information on upcoming school events and important dates and compile them in the weekly e-newsletter and maintain an email distribution list.
Develop the annual PTA budget; study previous year budget to establish how well it met needs; determine/project financial requirements for upcoming year; present budget at the last general PTA meeting of the school year for adoption by the membership.
Assisting Baldwin families during the holidays by collecting gift certificates, clothing, and presents. Our school counselor will identify families with needs and provide an anonymous list of requests.
The annual fall carnival is the biggest PTA fundraiser of the year. Numerous activities and games are offered for children and families. Our carnival tradition began in 2010, the first year Baldwin was open. Numerous volunteers are needed both in advance and day of to make the event a success!
Lead the Reflections program - a national PTA-sponsored, arts-in-education recognition program which encourages children to express themselves through literature, art, music, photography, dance, and film/video. Volunteers are needed to publicize the program, coordinate entries, set up showcase, find judges, and hand out awards.
Work with administration and teachers to gather lists of anticipated back-to-school supplies for the following year, work with third-party vendor to sell school supplies, and coordinate distribution of pre-ordered supplies at Meet the Teacher night.
Lead the Spirit Night fundraisers. Responsible for finding restaurants and businesses that would like to provide a portion of their sales on specific nights to Baldwin and for publicizing the Spirit events to our community.
Develop and maintain the PTA website www.baldwinpta.org, including weekly posting of information to the home page and monthly updates of other relevant content. Administer and maintain domain email accounts and domain hosting.
Work on a team to ensure general and individual class pages are complete and submitted to the yearbook publisher by certain deadlines in January and February; includes finding volunteers to take photos and perform page layouts, organizing yearbook sales, and distributing yearbooks; must coordinate with the school principal.