Spring of Water Christian Learning Center Parent Council

Spring of Water Christian Learning Center is blessed with a highly active, committed, enthusiastic Parent Association (called the Parent Council), which through their volunteer efforts make a major contribution to the life of the school. All SOWCLC parents are automatically members of the Parents Association and are always welcome at all Parent Council Meetings, events, and activities.

While All SOWCLC parents are involved, each year, a group of parents agrees to act as Parent Association Officers, representing the entire parent body, and helping to organize the various events and activities of the school year. Following is a list of the Parent Council roles and responsibilities:

  • Represents all the parents at SOWCLC, and makes an effort to get to know as many parents as possible
  • Communicates regularly with Ms. Sophia about parent concerns and issues, as well as about what the school needs from parents
  • Creates the agenda for and leads the monthly meetings
  • Is responsible for finding committee chairs for all Parent Council events
  • Oversees event-planning committees, and communicates with other committee leaders to make sure all jobs are getting done
  • Speaks on behalf of the parents at various school events and admissions Open House
  • Shares the President’s duties and works closely with President
  • Fills in for President when President is unable to be present at a meeting or event
Finance Officer
  • Helps organize parent fund-raisers
  • Keep track of the money the Parent Council has raised & spent
  • Gives a monthly financial report at each meeting
  • Helps establish a budget for various Parent Council events
Recording Secretary
  • This important position assumes communication between the Parent Council and all Parents. This person takes notes at the monthly meetings, writes them up, and sends them to Ms. Sophia to distribute to all parents through emails.
Class Parents
  • One needed in each class
  • Works closely with your child’s teachers throughout the year to plan class events, trips, parties, etc. and helping teachers whenever needed
  • Is regularly called upon to make phone calls to all the parents in the class
  • Is responsible for finding ways to get every parent in the child’s class involved in some way during the school year

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