AS A PARENT,
GRANDPARENT, OR CARING ADULT, I hereby give my pledge of commitment to help
our community's children achieve a truly independent future. My
declaration of responsibility and commitment to my public schools is
stated in these five self-evident truths as spoken by President Woodrow
Americans, we are the owners of the public
- As owners,
we bear a responsibility to participate in the system.
for our public schools, their safety, and its employees and its funding
rests with us and the rest of the system's owners.
children's future depends on the improvement of the public
- And this
improvement depends on our participation.
A PARENT,GRANDPARENT, OR CARING ADULT, I take personal responsibility for my child's
safety and education and the safety and education of the children in
- I pledge to volunteer a minimum
of five hours of my time to my public schools each semester.
- I pledge to spend a minimum
of fifteen minutes each school night reading with my child or we
will work together on homework and enrichment activity.
Step 1. Sign the Pledge.
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Step 2. Volunteer By Completing the Information Below
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I have Pledged to take
responsibility for my child's safety and education. I can volunteer a
of five hours each semester:
School After School Evenings Weekend
First Name: Middle:Last Name:
City:State: Zip Code:
School or District:
Parent Group Membership:
Phone: Area CodeNumber
*email address: required!
Children and Their Schools
1. Student's Name:School: Grade:
2. Student's Name:School: Grade:
3. Student's Name:School: Grade:
4. Student's Name:School: Grade:
5. Student's Name:School: Grade:
Of Volunteer Interests
1. Tutor a student
with individual students.
3. Work with small groups of students.
Listen to students read
Translate for students. Language:
6. Help with teacher's clerical work.
Attend field trips
9. Help students with dramatic
performances, special events
10. Help out in class with art projects,
science experiments, etc.
Appear as a guest speaker to:
Organize or help with school security (bus, school grounds, etc.)
13. Building maintenance
Gardening or yard work
Work in school library
17. Photograph school activities
18. Videotape school activities
19. Provide transportation to parents for:
conferences, events, etc.
Type or do clerical work
22. Prepare posters, displays, etc.
Do copying and laminating
24. I am interested in working with
children on computers and supervising children while they surf the
World Wide Web on the Internet.
25. Recruit parents, citizens and local
businesses to participate in special reading programs for students.
26. Call parents, organize phone trees for
attendance and special projects
Enter data on a computer
Gather resource materials
32. Cut out letters
Prepare bulletin boards
Distribute brochures door-to-door
Become a block home
37. I am interested in improving our
schools by working with other parents on site-based councils, and
projects and issues concerning our schools.
Submit and print your
profile. Take it to your school's principal and get Involved! The Parental Involvement
Pledge is available for your schools in the Parental Involvement