The Role of the

Gulf Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO)

 

The objectives of the Gulf Elementary PTO are to:

     ·   Establish and maintain a working relationship among parents, school and community.

     ·   Support school improvement teams and promote the finest education possible for the students at Gulf Elementary.

     ·   Expand technology and supplement equipment and supplies.

     ·   Increase student safety and security.

     ·   Develop programs and projects that will support or enrich the curriculum.

     ·   Enhance the quality of education by raising funds for school supplies or programs that fall outside the school budget.

 

The 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 staff PTO functions and assist with school programs
  • Stay aware of legislation and political issues that may impact education and schools
  • A LOT!!

 

This PTO is organized exclusively for the charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code.

PTO/SAC Meeting Dates 2016-2017