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About Us

Members

Gilbert PTO members include guardians of children enrolled in Gilbert schools, teachers and staff employed by Gilbert Community School District, and anyone interested in helping us meet our goals and objectives.  Gilbert PTO is completely run by volunteers.  There are no membership fees or dues.

Meetings 

Our first PTO meeting of the year will be on Tuesday, September 5th at 7:00 pm in the Gilbert Middle School Library; the rest of the meetings will generally be on the first Monday of October, November, December, February, April and May.  The meetings are held to hear from teachers, staff, and school administrators, consider requests for funds, and discuss Gilbert PTO events.  All guardians in attendance can provide input as to how Gilbert PTO funds are spent.

Goals

  • Support classroom learning.
  • Encourage learning in and out of the classroom.
  • Encourage student support in community activities.
  • Serve as a liaison organization between educators and parents.

Objectives

  • Establish a communication mechanism between educators, parents, and district patrons.
  • Provide financial backing for non-budgeted school projects.
  • Recruit volunteers for various activities upon requests for teachers and staff.
  • Increase Gilbert PTO involvement with staff.

Projects Funded in the 2017-2018 School Year

  • New Elementary Playground Equipment: $10,000
  • Teacher Supplies: $4,089
  • Field Trips: $1,514
  • Movie Licenses: $1,380
  • Take Home Folders for Elementary and Intermediate: $750
  • Elementary Makerspace: $744
  • Eagle Scout Project: $500
  • Veteran’s Day Assembly: $281.58
  • Multicultural Night: $149.60