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 2019-2020 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 2019-2020

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

Standing Committee Members: Mona DeShong, Sasha Glenn

Monthly Updates

  • PTA events are listed on the school monthly Newsletter.

2017-2018 PTA Meetings

September 20, 2017, Public Meeting Minutes,PTA Budget(2017-2018), PTA Expenses(2017-2018), PTA Bylaws
November 8, 2017, Public Meeting Minutes, PTA Budget FY18,PHCSE Bank Account Balance
January 10, 2018,Public Meeting Minutes, PTA Budget FY18
March 14, 2018, Public Meeting Minutes
May 9, 2018, Public Meeting Minutes, PTA Budget FY18

2018-2019 PTA Meetings

September 19, 2018,
November 15, 2018, Public Meeting Agenda,  Minutes, PTA Budget FY19
January 16, 2019, PTA Minutes, PTA Budget FY19 
March 27, 2019, Public Meeting Agenda, Minutes, PTA Budget FY19
May 15, 2019, Public Meeting Agenda, Minutes, PTA Budget FY19

2019-2020 PTA Meetings

September 18, 2019, Public Meeting, Minutes, Itemized Transactions, PTA Account Balance, Arctic Adventure Wish List, Apples for the Students Flyer, Mad Science Flyer, Volunteer Clearance Instructions, PTA Budget FY19-20, Seed Program Flyer
November 20, 2019, Public Meeting Agenda, Minutes, Local Unit Bylaws 2019 comments, PHCSE PTA Standing Rules 2019-2020 Year, PHCSE PTA Budget FY20, Attendance 
January 15, 2020, Public Meeting Agenda, Minutes, PTA Budget FY20, Attendance 
March 18, 2020
May 20, 2020

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

Volunteer Contact Information Form

Upcoming Events and Volunteer Opportunities

October 21-25, Scholastic Book Fair, eWallet Payment
October 31, Classroom Harvest Party
November 4, Staff Breakfast, Parent / Teacher Conferences
December 9-13, Holiday Shop
December 20, Classroom Holiday Party
February 10-14, Scholastic Book Fair
February 14, Classroom Valentine’s Party
February 13, 6:00 p.m. Title I Reading Night, Spirit Store, and Scholastic Book Fair
March, Yearbook Sales
April 3, 6-8pm, Spring Fling Dance
April 20, PSSA Support Bags
May 11, Teacher Appreciation Week Begins
June 11, Field Day


Opt-Out Option for Fundraisers
August 22 – September 6, Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship Spirit Fundraiser, Store order form, Store
November 12 -22, Triangle Hoagie, Triangle Hoagie Order Form
January 13 – January 24, Pepperoni Roll Fundraiser, Pepperoni Roll Fundraiser Flyer
January 22 – February 13, Mia’s Pizza Fundraiser
March 9 – 20, Pittsburgh Popcorn,  Master Sheet, Order Sheet Menu

Click here to visit the PTA online store