Teamwork Makes Your Dreams Work Whitehead PTO Mission StatementThe relationships within the Whitehead Elementary community, which includes students, staff, parents, and community members, are a vital influence on the success of our children's futures. Therefore, our purpose is to foster a sense of support, pride, and enthusiasm for education. Through fundraising, and family activities, we will promote positive school/community relationships that enhance our children's educational environment.PTO Essential Outcomes
- Instill the belief that education is the collective responsibility of parents, teachers, students, and the community
- Build relationships based on integrity, trust, and respect
- Increase communication, participation, and governance (voice) of all stakeholders
- Build leadership capacity of all stakeholders"The more parents participate in schooling, in a sustained way, at every level- in advocacy, decision-making and oversight roles, as fundraisers, and boosters, as volunteers and paraprofessionals, and as home teachers- the better for student achievement" Williams, D.L. & Chavkin, N.F. (1989)
***PTO meets the first Thursday of every month from 6-7 pm at Whitehead Elementary. Free child care is provided. All are welcome!!