Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

Join the PTA – a great way to get involved, support the teachers and staff to make Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship the most exciting and dynamic school it can be!


Contact the PTA

The Penn Hills Charter School PTA meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. in Room 101. For more information or to be added to the PTA email list, contact:

 PHCSE PTA – Standing Rules 2018-2019 Year

Volunteer Clearances
Penn Hills Charter School requires Act 34 Criminal Background Clearance; Act 151 Child Abuse Clearance; and Act 114 FBI Clearance for all volunteers accompanying students on field trips or events where you will be solely responsible for a group of children. Please see the Volunteer Manual shown below and Applications for these clearances:
Volunteer Manual PHCSE
Volunteer Clearance Instructions
Act 34: PA Criminal History Clearance
Act 114: FBI Fingerprint Clearance, (Reference this document for the access code)PA Service Code Form – PDE Volunteer
Act 151: PA Child Abuse History Clearance
Effective July 25,2015 Background checks fees for volunteers have been waived.

PTA Officers 2018-2019

President: David Houston
Vice President: Cassandra Harris
Secretary: Alicia Frady
Treasurer: Jessica Dernus

Monthly Updates

  • PTA events are listed on the school monthly Newsletter.

2017-2018 PTA Meetings

September 20, 2017, Public Meeting MinutesPTA Budget (2017-2018), PTA Expenses (2017-2018), PTA Bylaws
November 8, 2017, Public Meeting Minutes,PTA Budget (2018), PHCSE Bank Account Balance
January 10, 2018,Public Meeting Minutes ,PTA Budget (2018)
February 14, 2018, Public Meeting Minutes
May 9, 2018, Public Meeting Minutes, PHCSE PTA Budget (2018)

2018-2019 PTA Meetings

September 19, 2018, Public MeetingMinutesPTA Budget (2019), PTA Bylaws
November 15, 2018, Public Meeting, Minutes, PTA Budget (2019)
January 16, 2019,
March 20, 2019,
May 15, 2019,

PTA meetings are held at 6:00 p.m. in Room 101. Watch for more information in the newsletters and on Facebook:

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Contact Information Form

Upcoming Events; Volunteers needed

Kindness Assembly: Thursday, December 6 at 2:00 P.M.
Holiday Shop: Monday, December 10 – Friday, December 14, 2018
Classroom Holiday Party: Friday, December 21
Animal Rescue League: Thursday, January 24, 2019, at 2:00 P.M.
100th Day of School Celebration: Monday, February 11, 2019
Classroom Valentine’s Party: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Scholastic Book Fair: Monday, February 25 – Friday, March 1, 2019
Reading Night: TBD
Spring Fling Dance: Friday , April 12 from 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. 2019
PSSA Support Bags: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
NED Show: Friday, May 17, at 2:00 P.M. 2019
Teacher Appreciation Week: TBD, 2019
Field Day: Thursday, June 13, 2019


Opt-Out Option for Fundraisers
September 17 – 28, Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship Spirit Fundraiser, Back to School Spirit FundraiserJacket Apparel, Store , Polo Apparel Fundraiser
October 31 – November 13, Pittsburgh Soy Candle Company, Pittsburgh Soy Candle Order Form
January 22 – February 1, Triangle Hoagie
March 18 – 29, Pittsburgh Popcorn