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Family Group

The West Buffalo Charter School Family Group is a gathering of family, guardians, grandparents, caregivers, and friends of WBCS students who care about the growth of our kids and school community. A school cannot function on its own. It relies on the support of its families. A strong Family Group helps not only to promote the school, but to establish a sense of community within the school and throughout its neighborhood. We assist in providing an environment that fosters family involvement in education. We help by identifying resources that are beneficial for our students and establishing goals to aid our students in getting what they need. We provide consistent and accurate communication between families and administration. We invite you to lend your voice on the issues that matter most to our kids.

 

Contact the Family Group Board by email at: familygroup@westbuffalocharter.org

 

Board of Director positions and their roles:

Director:

  • Point of contact for all family event and fundraising proposals
  • Coordinator for school donations
  • Liaison between the Family Group and school administration
  • Creating Family Group agendas and leading Family Group meetings
  • Delegating tasks to Board of Directors and Family Group members
  • Scheduling Family Group meetings and Family Group events

Assistant Director:

  • Point of contact for all family event and fundraising proposals
  • Coordinator for school donations
  • Liaison between the Family Group and school administration
  • Creating Family Group agendas and leading Family Group meetings in the absence of the Director
  • Assisting with task delegation for the Board of Directors and Family Group members
  • Assisting with the scheduling of Family Group meetings and Family Group events

Secretary:

  • Updating and maintaining Family Group email and contact lists
  • Recording Family Group meeting minutes
  • Distributing meeting minutes
  • Managing and updating WBCS Facebook page
  • Keeping historic documentation of all meetings, events, fundraisers, etc.

Treasurer:

  • Tracking Family Group funds including all incoming and outgoing monies
  • Securing financial sign-offs with WBCS CFO Elizabeth Sterns
  • Maintain current information on available Family Group funds for events, field trips, and other Family Group funded proceedings