If you would like to apply to be a DPS approved volunteer, please click here. You need to have this process completed before chaperoning a field trip or volunteering in the classroom. For all other volunteer opportunities and different ways to get involved in the Powe community, please see the list below.


Autism Support Group This is a parent-directed group to support families of children with autism. Meets monthly. Contact: twells5@eagles.nccu.edu

Black Family Alliance The Black Family Alliance is a community-based organization dedicated to cultivating partnerships between parents, teachers, and community leaders to achieve educational excellence for African American students. Contact: franklinjroderick@gmail.com

Composting and Sustainability Leads our cafeteria composting efforts. Contact: sustainability@pta.ekpowe.edu

Family Stability Fund The goal of the fund is to prevent homelessness among our economically disadvantaged Powe students. Contact: familystability@pta.ekpowe.org

Fundraising Committee This committee raises money to buy school supplies for teachers and pay for field trips. We host several events each year including Pocket Change for Powe, Friends of Powe, Dine Out for Powe, the book fair, and the annual Spring Carnival. Contact: fundraising@pta.ekpowe.org

Garden Committee Maintains and beautifies the Peace Garden. Holds garden workdays and encourages outdoor learning at Powe. Contact: gardening@pta.ekpowe.org

Latino Family Alliance Dedicated to strengthening the experience of our Latino students and families. Contact: Avilamar.Bastidas@dpsnc.net

Multicultural Night Contact: multiculturalnight@pta.ekpowe.org

Nutrition Working Group This group is seeking to improve the quality of the food that is offered at Powe. Meets regularly. Contact: nutrition@pta.ekpowe.org

School Improvement Team Focuses on strategies to meet the goals of closing the achievement gap and raising test scores, as well as other overall improvement goals. Contact: sit@pta.ekpowe.org

Spring Carnival This committee is devoted to putting on the PTA's largest fundraiser. The carnival will be held on June 3, 2017 this year. Contact: carnival@pta.ekpowe.org

Teacher Appreciation Committee Works to coordinate several teacher appreciation events throughout the school year. Contact: teacherappreciation@pta.ekpowe.org

Website Team Updates and maintains the PTA website. Suggestions, submissions, and volunteers welcome. Contact: webmaster@ekpowe.org