What is a Parent Coordinator?

A school’s parent coordinator is a member of the school staff and is supervised by the principal. The parent coordinator’s primary responsibilities include creating a welcoming school environment for parents, increasing parent involvement in the school, helping to address parents’ concerns, communicating specific school information to families, and partnering with and supporting the PA/PTA. They should also support the work of the SLT, community groups, and parent advisory councils.

CR A-660 includes specific instances when PA/PTAs can seek direct assistance from the parent coordinator, including:

  • Conducting elections
  • Improving attendance at general membership meetings,
  • Publicizing fundraising activities*

The DOE’s Parent Coordinator Roles and Responsibilities sheet states that parent coordinators should:

  • Assist in outreach for activities and to access needs of parents
  • Provide assistance, as needed, to establish PA/PTA by-laws, nominations and elections
  • Attend PA/PTA meetings as an observe
Saprina Brown Parent Coordinator


7184716900 ext. 1061/1066

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