Get Involved!

We could always use more help! Don't have much time to spare? Consider finding a program of interest and talking to the Team Lead to see how you can help. Below are some of the smaller, yet vital, programs the PTA supports, see the EVENTS/PROGRAMS page for details on some of our larger volunteer opportunities.

Please reach out to Erin Brabec, vpvolunteers@emmacsmithpta.com with any questions.

There are many programs that are still looking for someone to take the lead, click here to see those!

As a reminder, ALL volunteers that participate in on campus events need to be cleared. Click here for information on how to get school district clearance.

Latino Outreach – This program provides a great resource for Smith’s Latino students and families. If questions arise regarding the school or PTA, language should not be a barrier to obtaining information. Lead: OPEN

Bulletin Boards - Located by the office, on the wall of the MPR and just outside the library are 3 PTA bulletin boards. A parent volunteer updates these with flyers full of useful information. Lead: Crystal Peart (Cpeart15@yahoo.com)

PTA Communication - Keep Smith families informed about PTA events and programs. Lead: Trisha Costa ()

Copy Club - We want our teachers in the classrooms with our students. To help with that we have parent volunteers that drop in the office and make requested copies for the teachers. They will drop them off with instructions and a requested date. Even if you only have 30 minutes a week you could make a difference for our teachers and our students. Lead: Angela Dempsey (ald74@sbcglobal.net)

Hospitality - We, at Smith, are fortunate to have a wonderful staff. In an effort to show our appreciation we plan and host periodic luncheons for them. Lead: Lisa Climent (ptapresident@emmacsmithpta.com)

LVEF Contact - The Livermore Valley Education Foundation (LVEF) is a non-profit group dedicated to providing funds to allow for more sports, music, art programs, and other programs to our schools in district. Lead:

PCIC - The Parent Club Information Council (PCIC) is the Superintendent's committee and is made up of representatives from all of the schools in the district. Lead: Lisa Climent

Legislative Grants for Technology -Description: This program helps find and write grants to help Smith School succeed by changing and improving our school with the additional money received through grant programs. Responsibility: Owner of grant investigations and applications. Estimated time investment: Any amount you can give. Lead: OPEN

Head Room Parent - Help organize all information to room parents from PTA. This is such a helpful role to make sure information is being given to room parents to get out to classroom parents. OPEN