Volunteer Coordination & Representatives

Our Volunteer Coordination & Representatives roles include Incoming Kindergarten Representative, Magnet Representative, and Parent Representative - Bilingual. If any of these sound appealing to you, please read on for the full descriptions of each role.

Incoming Kindergarten Representative

Organizes volunteers to plan and implement fun play dates at Poe Playground over the summer for incoming Kindergarteners.  Determine three dates and times during summer to host play dates, prepare a flyer with dates and times for play dates on it and provide to Poe front office staff at end of school year for incoming Kindergarten parents. Organizes volunteers to bring water, lite snacks for play date and a game or activity. Let grounds group know you are coming so HISD knows to mow. Have a sign in sheet, recruit volunteers, distribute Kindergarten handbook and PTO provided order information (school uniform, school supplies, etc.) (3 months from July to August, maximum of 2-5 hours per month)

Magnet Representative 

Coordinates volunteers and teachers for Magnet Awareness Week tours, typically held in January.  Work with Magnet Coordinator at school to determine schedule.  Help give prospective families a great first impression of Poe.  (8 months from September to April, 2-5 hours per month)

Parent Representative – Bilingual 

Makes sure PTO messaging extends and meets the needs of our Spanish speaking families.  This representative attends PTO meetings to provide simultaneous Spanish translation when necessary.  Communicate with the Spanish-speaking families and encourage the Spanish-speaking community to become more involved at Poe.

Room Parent






The Raven - $5,000+

The Sasaki Family

The Poet - $2,500+

The Fenner-Tsavachidou Family

Marcos Cortez & Dana LeDoux-Cortez

The Maag Family

Children's Hour Montessori

The Sparker Family

The Vilar-Iniesta Family

The Bueninck Family

The Shin Family

Kelly & John Lewis

The Storyteller - $1,000+

The Butkus Family

Meadows and Grimm Family

Lilly Family

Eric & Jessica Johnson

The Hopson Family

(The Plascencia-Catani Family)

Blaszak-Howe Family

The Adib Family

The Stein Family

Rosenbach Family

The Tutos Family

Nevermore - 500+

Daniel & Gwendolyn Morales


The Guzofski Family

The Adib Family


Aliza Geretz & Ben Mayer

The Moran Family

Chamber Door - $250+

The Flack Family


Chavarria Family


Mario and Angela Chairez

Mr. & Mrs. Kontar Macklin



The Bells - $50 or More

The DeLange/Szulc Family

The Park & Kimbrough Family


Mark & Robin Mohan


Steve & Quynhmai Nguyen

Karsan Steele

The Sultenfuss Family

Mollet Geiser Family


Jennifer Smith & Javier Freay

Sarah Shull & Sabi Balkanyi

Hinojosa Family