Thank you for volunteering to be homeroom parent! You play a very important role in our Westchase Elementary community. By supporting your classroom and sharing information with other parents, you help to keep parents and students connected through opportunities and events. Below are some tips to help you be successful!
1. Make Communication your top priority. This is the most important role of a homeroom parent. The homeroom parent:
3. Engage the other parents in your class. You are not in this alone and there is no need for you to live at the school. Most Westchase parents love to get involved. Reach out to the parents in your class to learn how they want to participate. Some are creative, some like to volunteer time, and others might have a specific activity they are passionate about. Most are happy to donate money or supplies for events as long as requests aren’t excessive or overly frequent. It is a good practice to let folks know “donations are optional and any amount appreciated” when requesting money. You are not responsible for financing activities. If you are struggling to get donations, get creative and adjust the idea to a less expensive one. Don’t stress about it!
There are lots of ways for you to stay in the know and great sources of information that will help you stay connected. Here are some places for you to check out and follow:
*Every campus volunteer must complete a Hillsborough County Y.E.S form:
Complete your Y.E.S volunteer form today!