P.A.P Committees

committee1Boarding School Committee(UNKNOWN) is established to support our boarding school families and to act as the liaison between A Better Chance and the boarding school families to ensure that their issues and concerns are addressed. Through various meetings and social events geared specifically for boarding families, the committee will continue to find ways to interact and support each other. The Committee will send out two care packages and cards throughout the year to the boarding scholars.

Hospitality Committee/Welcoming Committee– (Doris Allen) Will plan for food and refreshment for workshops and meetings as needed. This Committee will work closely with New Parent Orientation Committee & Special Events Committee.

In-Case of Emergency(I.C.E) Committee – (OPEN COMMITTEE LEAD) responsible for springing into action when tragedy or hardship strikes one of our families.

New Scholar Event Committee – (Arnetria Dancy-Cobb/ Dr. Vonda Perkins/Melissa Penn) Will plan a welcoming event in May for all incoming Scholars and their families to learn about the A Better Chance South East Region Parents-as-Partners network that they are a part of, confront topics that will prepare parents for some of the challenges ahead and will allow families to meet and socialize with current families. The committee will also plan an additional event in the Fall as a means of checking-in with the new families.

School Ambassadors – (Charlisa Dixon/ Mary Stokes) Will reach out to and check in with all ABC families via phone to establish lines of communication, check in on the families throughout the year and to encourage parent participation and involvement.

Special Events Committee – (Phiona Gardner) Is responsible for planning the social events throughout the year. The committee will plan the Parent Mixer, the Winter Celebration and the End of Year Celebration.

Technology Committee – (Dionne Simmons/ Dame Epiphane) Created the Point Tracking System and the P.A.P Webpage. The technology will maintain and update the Parents-as-Partners webpage (WordPress) as needed.

If you’re interested in joining a committee send an email to parentsaspartners63@gmail.com