Opstad PTA Mission and Goals


-Support programs, materials, and equipment that enhance & extend current district curriculum opportunities for our children.

To achieve this goal we are:

  • Providing Teacher Mini-Grants to support teacher-determined classroom needs

  • Providing monies toward classroom experiences

  • Supporting school wide assemblies

. . . raise money to help fund programs that support and assist teachers and school staff in providing the best possible education for our children. To achieve this goal we are:

  • Coordinating an Orange Ruler Fun Run fundraising campaign

  • Participating in corporate fundraising opportunities such as: eScrip, Box Tops for Education

  • Coordinating fundraising events, such as Holiday Bazaar, Book Fair, Bingo, Family Fun Nights, and more

  • Researching other community & corporate fundraising possibilities

  • Researching and utilizing alternative funding sources such as grants

. . . promote family involvement in PTA events, fundraisers, school wide functions, and District meetings. To achieve this goal we are:

  • Hosting General Meetings

  • Encouraging Co-Chairs of, and increased volunteer base at, PTA events

  • Increase membership

. . . enhance PTA communication. To achieve this goal we are:

  • Creating and maintaining bulletin boards that communicates upcoming PTA events and general information

  • Attending Fall & Spring (State) PTA Conference workshops, and PTA and the Law training and District Council PTA meetings or workshops

  • Provide a welcome committee for families new to Opstad

  • Maintain Opstad PTA Website and Facebook Page