Member Responsibilities

All Members

Outside of class time, parents can expect the following:

  • Actively participate in a DCP Member Job (see below)

  • Attend Orientation prior to the start of school in September

  • Attend Re-Orientation in January

  • ​Participate in field trips

  • Attend job meetings (scheduled as needed)

  • Fundraise for Annual Events

  • Volunteer at Annual Events/Fundraisers

  • Participate in one deep clean of the school (November or April)

  • Join Social events (not required, but encouraged)

  • Pay monthly tuition and fees on time (tuition is due by the 1st of each month)

  • Participate in the annual vote for the Board of Trustees (April)

Members in Co-Op Classes

Inside the classroom, parents can expect the following:

  • Work in the classroom at least once a week, as well as serve as an on-call parent on rotation (will vary depending on enrollment)

    • Working parents must arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start of class on their scheduled day, and actively participate in their station.

    • Parents rotate through stations, such as Literacy Center/Snack Helper/Playdough Table, Train Table/Cars/Blocks/Dramatic Play/Art Helper/Hand Washing Helper, and Club House/Outdoor Play Area/Sensory Bin/Handwashing Helper/Bathroom Clean-up/Trash & Recycling

  • Daily cleaning of stations throughout the school during class

DCP Member Jobs

Below are the parent-run jobs at Duvall Cooperative Preschool. During Orientation in September each year, all members sign up for a job that they will serve on throughout the school year. The exception is the Board of Trustees; all members vote on the board positions annually in April (to serve for the following school year).

Advertising & Procurement

  • Lead Position:

    • Reports to Vice President

    • Must attend events and facilitate/organize volunteers and donations for events

    • May be asked to attend a board meeting the month prior to event or call in during meeting to update board members

  • Assist Webmaster with all event advertising needs including KidMail, producing flyers, and posting in t​own, web postings and marketing fundraising events.

  • Organizes and tracks master procurement list for two annual all-school fundraisers, all procured items go to VP between events.

Special Events & Class Parties

  • Lead Position:

    • Reports to Vice President​

    • Must attend event and facilitate/organize volunteers and donations for event

    • May be asked to attend a board meeting the month prior to event or call in during meeting to update the board members 

  • Organizes and supports teacher and Vice President with all non-fundraising events for the school.

  • Annual School Events:

    • Pumpkin Decorating Night (October)​

    • Trunk or Treat/Halloween Party (October)

    • Holiday Gift Wrapping or Cookie Swap (December)

    • Book Exchange (February)

    • VIP/Family Night (March)

    • All Class Parties

Safety & Maintenance

  • Lead position:

    • Facilitates committee and reports to Vice President

    • Reports all items to Vice President needing repair

  • Assist in small repair/replacement jobs.

  • Repair and maintain toys and outdoor equipment.

  • Follow all guidelines as stated in the Risk Management Manual. Become familiar with the manual and ensure school members follow policies.

  • Schedule and complete a "repair day" once a month.

  • Ensure all emergency and first aid supplies are stocked and in place per Risk Management Manual.

  • Assure exit plans are posted prominently and emergency phone numbers are in the kitchen.

  • Maintain all Safety Signs & Reminders posted throughout the school.

  • Assist teacher in conducting fire and earthquake drills twice year in each class. All drills should be documented.

  • Complete monthly safety checklist for preschool facility and equipment by the 15th of each month and submit to Vice President. All items of concern or in need of repair will be passed to the board via the Vice President.

  • Report all items that are a concern in regards to safety and health at the school to the President, Vice President & teacher.

  • Follow all guidelines as stated in the Risk Management Manual. Become familiar with the manual and ensure that items are being followed.​​

Board of Trustees

  • Board Positions are a full year commitment (June of the voting school year-June of the following school year)​

  • Details coming soon...

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