PTO Open Positions

Open PTO Positions

2018-2019 School Year


For more information, please contact

Janelle Edlefsen ( or Angela Daniels (



Auction Committee (Positions open in all areas)

  • Committee responsible for coordinating the Annual Auction and Parent Social fundraiser.
    • Event Management, Fundraising, Ticket Sales, Donation Presentation, etc.


Curriculum Crafts (K Coordinator needed)

  • Coordinates and supports curriculum-related craft projects grades K-3
  • For Kindergarten this includes supporting crafts for the Chicken Festival.
  • There are two coordinators for each grade.


Directory (2 positions open)

  • Communicate with school to update online directory at the beginning of the year and as new students arrive.
  • Coordinate sales and distribution of printed directory.


Educational Enrichment (K and 5th Grade Coordinators needed)

  • Works with the teachers and administration to identify enrichment programs that match the curriculum and goals of the school.


Field Day Committee (1 position open)

  • Organize Field Day fun stations.
  • Coordinate volunteers to run activities.


Grant Writing

  • Identify viable grant opportunities for Nixon and lead the effort to secure such grants.


Book Fair Committee (2-3 positions open)

  • Coordinate and run the Fall and Spring Book Fairs.
  • Handle sales, marketing, and scheduling volunteers.


METCO Liaisons (2 positions)

  • Organize events for our Boston students and their Sudbury friends, including METCO play dates at Nixon (3-4 per year).
  • Work with District METCO Director to help connect Boston and Sudbury families through education.


Monster Mash Committee (Positions in many areas open)

  • Committee responsible for coordinating and running Monster Mash.  Areas include:
    • Games, crafts, fortune telling, bake sale, cake walk, costume contest, decorating, etc.





New Family Committee (1 position open)

  • Coordinate Kindergarten Orientation (early June) and New Family Orientation (late August).
  • Arrange the Boo-Hoo! Woo-Hoo! Kindergarten Parent breakfast on the first day of school.
  • Conduct ongoing outreach to new families that join Nixon mid-year.


Nixon Gear (1 position open)

  • Order and maintain inventory for Nixon promotional gear. 
  • Sell gear at various times during the year and at chosen Nixon events.


Picture Day Coordinators (1 position open)

  • Act as a liaison with the vendor of Photography for our school photos.   
  • On school picture day, assist photographers and help coordinate volunteers. 


Science Fair Committee (2-3 positions open, including Co-Chair)

  • This team works to coordinate all aspects of the annual Science Fair.
  • Responsibilities include:  updating the Science Fair website, publicizing the event, recruiting volunteer scientists for the Fair planning set up logistics.


Social Committee (2-3 positions open)

  • Helps to run the annual Family Picnic in September, Pasta Night in November and Movie Night in January.   


Wings of Wisdom Coordinator (1 position open)

  • This is a 4th grade parent that helps coordinate the annual Wings of Wisdom (5th grade graduation) ceremony breakfast.


Yearbook (All grade level photographers open)

  • Chair person works with yearbook company to produce and distribute the school yearbook.
  • Photographers for each grade level attend events and submit photos for inclusion in yearbook.   



List last updated 6/20/2018
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