The Peach Pit

GCA PTSO Newsletter - August 2020

In this issue

Our Purpose

2020-2021 Executive Board

GCA PTSO General Membership and Meeting Dates

Special Elections

Volunteers and GCA PTSO Committies

Coach Cafe`

Our purpose

The Georgia Cyber Academy PTSO is a non-profit organization which is organized and operated for the charitable and educational purpose of assisting Georgia Cyber Academy in providing the best education possible to the children enrolled at the school.

To implement that purpose, the PTSO:

Provides family activities that build community within the school.

Provides learning opportunities through events and programs.

Provides funding for items not included in the school budget.

Holds various fundraisers in accordance with Georgia Cyber Academy’s policies to fund the above activities.

2020-2021 Executive Board

GCA PTSO Memberships

Becoming a GCA PTSO member is easy! Select the Membership icon. For only $5 per school term you will receive access to special programs, have voting rights, and so much more. For GCA PTSO founding members, check your email for renewal instructions. GCA PTSO Members meet 4 times per year to provide progress reports, vote on new initiatives, and provide activity reports. Please join us! Also, all members that are present at each meeting will have a chance to get their name entered into a drawing for either some GCA spirit gear or an Amazon gift card.

The GCA PTSO Meeting Dates for the 2020-2021 school year: All Meeting times are at 6:30 pm

September 23, 2020

November 18, 2020

February 17, 2021

April 14, 2021

All meetings are accessed via the PTSO Zoom Room. If you are unable to attend, the archive of the meeting will be placed on the Archive page of the GCA PTSO website the next business day.

GCA PTSO Executive Board Special Election

Your GCA PTSO will begin the nomination process for a "Special Election" in September. The election will be held to fill the positions of:

GCA PTSO Vice Secretary: The vice secretary shall assist the secretary and carry out the secretary’s duties in his or her absence or inability to serve as well as other duties as may be assigned by the President or the Executive Board.

GCA PTSO Vice Treasurer: The vice treasurer shall assist the treasurer and carry out the secretary’s duties in his or her absence or inability to serve as well as other duties as may be assigned by the President or the Executive Board.

Volunteers & GCA PTSO Committees

We are looking for volunteers to fill our committees for the 2020-2021 school year. The volunteer list begins anew every year. We would love to have your help in enriching our GCA communities across the state and helping our teachers throughout the year!

Please fill out this Survey and we will be in touch with you. The current committees that are listed below are the ones we are looking to fill right now.

Coach Café`

Parent Leader Committee

Room Coach Committee

Coach Cafe`

The Coach Café sponsored by your GCA PTSO has experienced learning coaches with 2 or more years of experience hosting sessions and answering questions to help other coaches find answers to their questions. We also have GCA Family Engagement Coordinators to facilitate internal GCA questions as well.

Coach Cafe` Sessions will begin in late October. Please fill out the survey to submit a question that you would like for us to address in our session. For your own personal privacy, do not enter any personal student numbers on this form.

The Coach Cafe is hosted in PTSO Zoom Room. We are looking forward to helping you.