I volunteered to be the room parent coordinator at dc school next year. it basically just means i send reminders to room parents to remind their classes about stuff. anyway,...
years back the room parents would collect $50 from parents at the beginning of the year to help pay for things for the class throughout the year. whatever was left went to the teacher as an end of year gift. i think this seems better than constantly asking for $$$ throughout the year... wdyt?
^but bless you for being the coordinator! Just sit down and write automated messages to go out when they need to. Have a google group/doc with calendars room parents can print out...(more)6-6-2016 3:59pm
What the np said--money for classroom needs/supplies and gift money should be separate. The teacher that spends more on the class wouldn't get a gift. If you wanted to collect...(more)6-6-2016 4:06pm+1 like
money once for two separate funds, that makes more sense to me.