Room Parent

1.  General definition of the role
  • A Room Parent is an important link between the teacher, parents in the classroom and the PTA.
2.  Specific duties of a Room Parent
  • As a grade level, room parents plan and implement three parties throughout the year (Winter, Valentines and End of  Year).
  • He/She is responsible for lending and/or coordinating assistance in the classroom, as determined by the classroom teacher.
  • Assist Hospitality Chairperson in recognizing the teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week.
3.  Frequently Asked Questions
  • Does a room parent need to be a member of the PTA? Yes. PTA money is used to fund class parties.
  • Does a room parent need to do an FISD Background check? Yes.  All visitors are required to do a background check by FISD before entering the school.
  • Is a room parent required to attend the 4 general PTA meetings throughout the school year? No but we strongly   recommend that at least one room parent per class attend so that he/she can bring back that information to his/her teacher and class.
  • Any other questions, please contact Dana Duttarer, Room Parent Coordinator, at roomparentchair@norrispta.org
Class Party Money Form will be added soon. Please fill out and send back to school with your child. On the envelope containing the party money, please label it: ATTENTION: Party Money for (Your Child’s Grade). Thank you for turning those in as soon as possible.