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Dear CIE Parents, 


The Nominating Committee for the 2023-2024 school year was formed at our February PTA meeting. The responsibility of the Nominating Committee is to fill the PTA slate with chairperson(s) or members for each committee. All positions are open for consideration. The chairperson(s) are responsible for directing, coordinating and managing efforts under a particular committee while the members are responsible for assisting committee chairs with planning and task. If you are interested in being considered for a position, please contact a member of the nominating committee listed below.  


Below is a list of some of the positions and a brief description of their roles:


Book Fair – One co-chair to spearhead decorating efforts and set-up and breakdown. One co-chair to coordinate the volunteer schedule, inventory control and special events including Family Night & Extended Hours Night. This requires at least one late night commitment. We are looking for a minimum of two co-chairs. 


Career Day - Reach out to CIE parents and local leaders to participate in our Career Day. Communicate with presenters and create a schedule for the day. Host a welcome breakfast for presenters the day of the event.


CIE Garden - Ensure garden is ready for students. Help prepare and maintain garden.


Fathers Being Involved Committee – We are looking for dads to help as needed with various activities throughout the year. This is a new committee and we have enough dads participating in PTA to create an FBI (Fathers Being Involved) Committee.  


5th Grade Committee – Be the liaison with the 5th grade teachers to coordinate activities. Spearhead decorating and purchasing of supplies for events including Jamboree, the holiday feast and the graduation dance. All parents are welcomed. Requires 2-3 days on campus prior to each event to decorate.  


Harvest Drive - Promote and coordinate the collection and delivery of food for Harvest Drive. Distribute flyers, reminders and post signage around campus. The student council provides assistance on collection day. Food collected is delivered by volunteers to Western High School the week prior to Thanksgiving. 


Hospitality - Coordinate and set up various PTA events, such as the Teacher Welcome Back Breakfast, PTA Volunteer Breakfast and Staff Appreciation Luncheon. 


Meet the Masters - Oversee the project and identify artists to study. Create step-by-step project details for parent volunteers. This chair position requires hands-on participation during school hours. We are also looking for a scheduling chair to ensure coordination with teachers, volunteers, and administration. 


Clerk - This is a valuable Executive Board position for PTA! Tasks include assisting treasurer with bank deposits and printing flyers.


Membership - Responsible for promoting membership throughout the year, collecting dues, and distributing membership cards. 


Partners in Education - Process requests, payments, and agreements for banner sponsorships. Plan and oversee Family Nights at CIE partner venues, including the preparation and distribution of flyers and signage around campus. Ensure receipt of monies earned from each event and facilitate class winner parties. Respond to inquiries from potential partners. Strong communication skills necessary. 


Purchasing – Manage inventory of school t-shirts and order as necessary. Work with vendor to fulfill orders. Requires that you be available a week prior to school starting and the first week of school. 


Legislation VP – Do you like to stay informed?  Stay informed on district issues and state legislative matters that impact our school.  This position is usually combined with the SAF chair or acts as back-up to the SAF chair.   


School Advisory Forum – Separate elections are held for this position.  The SAF chair represents all stakeholders and is a voting member at the central advisory meetings and at the school advisory meetings (SAC). Must be able to attend monthly SAC meetings held on Mondays, at 2:15, at CIE.    


School Pictures – Work with our LifeTouch representative to confirm dates of Fall, Spring and class picture days at CIE. Distribute picture day order forms to students and address any questions from parents. 


Treasurer - Elected officer and keeper of financial information. Ensure monthly financials are prepared in a timely fashion. Issue checks and make deposits.  Ensure proper filing and yearly audit take place.  This is a hands-on position. Experience in accounting helpful.  


Veteran’s Week/Troop Support – Help our students celebrate Veteran’s Week.  Coordinate efforts to support Veterans in our community. 


Boosterthon – Plan annual Boosterthon fundraiser. Solicit sponsors to help offset costs. Collect pledges and promote event with kick-off rally, campus signage and communication to students and parents. 


Winterfest – Chairpersons plan and organize decorations, games and food vendors for the event. Coordinate volunteers and solicit donations from vendors if needed.  This is a major event at CIE and requires time on campus consistently for three weeks prior to the event.  We are seeking several co-chairs to be in charge – one for decorations, one to coordinate student volunteers and one to coordinate parent volunteers, and one to oversee logistics with vendors/administration.   


Yearbook - Design and layout the pages for publication using a web-based photography/yearbook program through Yearbooklife.  We need co-chair to share responsibility.  Photographers and graphic artists, we need you! We also need a chair for 5th grade dedications.  


If you are interested in chairing one of these committees, please email your nominating committee members. We look forward to hearing from you!   



Shera Anderson: 

Laura Sanchez:

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To request more information:

Contact the Admissions Office


8am - 4pm


Or visit the school website

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Please note:

All volunteers need to have a volunteer badge assigned by the school after applying via Broward County Public Schools website and being approved after a thorough background check by the district to be allowed on campus.

To apply please visit:

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