Dealey PTA



Dealey is committed to ensuring all families have the opportunity to volunteer. Volunteer at home, at school, or in the community. Whatever your schedule, interests, or skills, we have a job for YOU!

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In the interest of children’s safety and well-being, state law and district policy require that all Dallas ISD volunteers complete the district’s volunteer application which includes a Criminal Record Check and 10 minute online orientation/e-signature. Applications must be renewed each school year.

To get started volunteering, follow these steps:

  1. Complete/renew your district-required application/background check via VOLY (DISD’s volunteer management site). Click here for detailed instructions on creating/renewing your volunteer profile.

  2. Log into your VOLY account to view current volunteer opportunities and to sign up for those that interest you. (See instructions for locating Dealey-specific opportunities: VOLY Log Hours Handout)

  3. Regularly record your volunteer hours in VOLY. (See instructions for logging volunteer hours: VOLY Log Hours Handout.)



Assist our annual spring fundraiser by volunteering for: item solicitation, online auction, sponsorship/underwriting, setup, guest check-in/check-out, photographer, decorator, and general support.

Rachel Newburn


Design and create a bulletin board to creatively showcase students’ and faculty birthdays every month.

Sammie Cho


Assist our annual fall fundraiser with set-up, tear down, manage games and rides, community fundraising, distribute wrist-bands, food service and more.

April Ogboenyiya
Rebecca Currie


Help our Dealey families stay “in-the-know” through correspondence assistance with our various means of communication, including website, eblast, Facebook, marquee, calendar, Spanish communications.

Lisa Leach


Make connections with other Dealey Dad’s by attending social events, supporting the school’s volunteer needs and school improvement projects.

Lance Currie


Help sell all things branded Dealey. Attend Dealey events and assist with sizing and processing sale. Maintain Dealey swag inventory.

Jeanne Barter


Help manage and maintain the Dragon Wish board (a place for teachers to list classroom material needs) throughout the school year.

Megan Cernoch


Support extracurricular activities that engage creative thinking, expanded horizons, and inspired learning such as Chess Club, Computer Programming Club, Drama/Junior Players and Destination Imagination.

Bridgett Neely


Field Day is a fun-filled outdoor event that takes place during the spring. Help with pre-event organization, set-up, break down, and supervise individual activities the day of the event.

Sonya Herbert


PTA fundraising efforts support educational and enrichment activities in the classroom and beyond. You can help from home, from school, or out in the community. Opportunities include:
– Box Tops: Help promote and organize the Box Tops fundraising efforts; help organize, calculate, and submit the box tops; help collect coupons. Can work from home or school.
– General Fundraising support: Help organize school fundraisers in the community.
– Grant writing.

Stephanie Buholz


Help maintain the garden in your child’s classroom and/or school grounds beautification projects.

Tyler Wright


Develop healthy initiatives to improve learning & wellness in the Dealey community. Participation may include:
– Healthy messages (morning announcements, boards, flyers, etc.)
– Develop partnerships and grants
– Promote a healthy, safe school environment (gardening activities, recycling etc.)
– Coordinate initiatives with other programs (carnival, health fairs, room parents, etc.)

Bridgett Neely


Help show our teachers how much we appreciate them by setting up and serving at luncheons and other teacher events.

Taylor Jacobs
Leah Lambert


Support Dealey’s Middle School by assisting with fundraising, organizing and chaperoning social events, student transition and dances.

Jennifer Sweckard


Assist with set up/clean up and AV equipment during Dealey family movie nights (4 Fridays/school year).

Ally Newman
Kate Thacker


Encourage your child’s natural curiosity about nature! Greet students in the library nature exchange area. Help them learn about items they bring in and exchange for points with items already in stock.

Glenn Pense
Lanee Wright


Welcome new families through organizing social opportunities (annual picnic, summer play dates etc.) and by compiling and providing new family informational resources.

Emily Feuille
Kate Thacker


Assist with coordinating school-wide educational programs for families.

Lisa Leach



A thriving and active PTA membership is the key to a successful school! Recruit families to join the PTA and stay engaged in school events/programs throughout the year to support students, faculty & administration.

Corey Admire
Taylor Weeks


Reflections is a National PTA program encouraging students to express their creativity - recognition is given in visual arts, literature, dance choreography, photography, film production and music composition.

Information and Registration Forms can be found at

Entries in all categories are due November 8th.

To kick off the Reflections season we are having a Dealey "Look Within" photography contest. Students are encouraged to submit their photographs by Monday, September 30 to enter. We will award prizes in the primary, elementary and middle school categories.

Submit your photographs with the complete Reflections Registration Form in the library.

PLEASE NOTE : you must be a Dealey PTA Member for your to child register for this program.

Contact : Laura Keller,


Assist teachers with distributing PTA communications/information to the class and assist with classroom projects, activities and celebrations as needed.

Emily Kaczmarczyk


Help a teacher or staff member feel special by bringing them anonymous small gifts and treats throughout the year.

Brooke Villalba


Organize social events (i.e. Mom’s Night Out, Coffee with the Principle) throughout the year to build connections and community at Dealey.

Ashli McLeod


Recruit volunteers, advertise volunteer needs and administer VOLY (DISD’s volunteer management system).

Alishia Salmon