What We Do

The objectives of the WALT DISNEY ELEMENTARY PTO are to:

  • Support the mission statement of Walt Disney School
  • Support the school through a Volunteer Corp in the classroom, office, IMC, field trips, etc
  • Establish and maintain a working relationship among parents, school and community
  • Provide or sponsor, through fundraising, programs of interest to the Walt Disney School for the additional needs of students as well as programs and projects that will support or enrich the school curriculum
  • Support school improvement teams and promote the finest education possible for the students at WALT DISNEY PTO Elementary
  • Maintain and increase student safety and security
  • Enhance the quality of education by raising funds for school supplies or programs that fall outside the school budget

PTO Roles:

  • Support the school educational programs and extracurricular activities
  • 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
  • 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

Not PTO Roles:

  • 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