OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR 2021: PHCSE welcomes all new families to learn about our academics and our entrepreneurship education.


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 2020-2021 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 2020-2021

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.

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
January 15, 2020, Public Meeting Agenda, Minutes, PTA Budget FY20 
March 18, 2020 – Canceled
May 20, 2020 – Canceled

2020-2021 PTA Meetings

September 18, 2019, Zoom Recording

November 17th, 2020, Minutes
CLICK HERE FOR ZOOM LINK – Passcode: 650569

January 18th, 2021

March 15th, 2021, Minutes, PTA Budget

May 17th, 2021

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

Following PHSCE policies during the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions have been set in place for in-school volunteers. Please contact the PTA directly if you wish to volunteer. Thank you for your continued support!


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