Our Purpose

  • To support the mission and vision of the school and school district. 
  • To encourage parents to assist with various school activities/functions/service. 
  • To provide financial assistance where need are identified. 
  • To foster a community atmosphere bringing into closer relationship home and the school, allowing parents adn teachers to work together in the educational progress of the children.

 

What PTO Does

  • Support the educational programs and extracurricular activities of the school
  • Encourage parents’ involvement in their individual children’s lives, education, class, and school
  • Provide feedback and suggestions for school programs
  • Coordinate programs and projects that will support or enrich the curriculum
  • Encourage/fund the increased exposure of students to technology
  • Provide feedback/assist with increased awareness of school safety and security issues
  • Organize fundraising efforts to support some additional programs, equipment, and services not covered in the school budget
  • Support the educational goals of the school and assist with attaining those goals through parent and community volunteerism
  • Recruit volunteers and coordinate volunteer efforts to staffPTO functions and assist with school programs
  • Stay aware of legislation and political issues that may impact education and schools
  • A Lot

What PTO Does Not Do

  • Run the school
  • Force parents to participate in PTO and/or school activities
  • Set policy regarding school programs
  • Define the school’s curriculum
  • Dictate the technology platforms and/or software used by the school
  • Define or interfere with  the school’s security program and policies
  • Control the school’s budget
  • Set the educational goals, testing requirements, or compliance factors
  • Have jurisdiction or authority over school staff, teachers, and other employees
  • Endorse a particular political candidate or commercial concern
  • Do Everything