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Committees and Events

Parent Teacher Organization

These events are not possible without the help and support of our PTO members! If you see a committee or event that you'd like to help organize, please let us know.

2021-22 special committees

Review existing bylaws and compile recommendations of the committee to form an updated document for consideration and adoption.
Co-chairs: Alyson Young and Sarah Kouliavtsev

2021-22 standing committees

Teacher Appreciation: Year-round
Plan and organize luncheons, notes, etc to show our teachers gratitude for all they do. PTO officers will give the committee chair copies of teachers' Favorite Things lists.
 Chair: Alyson Young

  • Thanksgiving Luncheon: Nov. 23
  • TA Appreciation: April 15 to 29
  • Appreciation Week: May 2 through 6

Fundraiser Committee: Year-round
Plan and organize a fundraiser campaign with a clear goal and purpose.
Co-chairs: Samantha Barrow and Heather Howell

  • Hello Spring Fundraiser: February

Holiday in the Halls: Dec. 9
Plan and organize an evening family event to include decorations and an opportunity for families to take a picture of their child(ren) with Santa.
Chair: Morgan Bazard

Week of the Young Child: April 4 through 8
Plan and organize events following the daily WOYC themes:
Chair: Crystal Adams

  • Music Monday
  • Tasty Tuesday
  • Work Together Wednesday
  • Artsy Thursday
  • Family Friday

Family Event: TBA canceled
Plan and organize a school-wide family event.
Chair: Needed

Membership: May
Presents a slate of officers for election during the last regular meeting of the year.
Appointed by the Executive Committee/PTO Officers: Morgan Bazard, Heather Howell, Ashley Ward

Graduation: May
Plan, organize and execute the ECHL Graduation Ceremony, including decorations, light snacks and drinks, set up and breakdown.
Chair: PK-II Lead Teacher

Summer Events: May - July
Plan, organize and execute fun summer activities for the children, classrooms and families.
Chair: Sarah Kouliavtsev

Contact the PTO

If you have any questions or would like more information on ways to get involved, email We'd love to hear from you!



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Physical Address:
Janice A. Pattillo Early Childhood Research Center
2428 Raguet St.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 6105, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

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