PARENT TEACHER ORGANIZATION
What is the PTO?
The mission of the Parent Teacher Organization is to strengthen our community spirit by fostering relationships between students, parents, and teachers through increased volunteerism, and community events, and fundraising efforts. The great thing about the PTO is that everyone is a member. So if you are a parent, a staff member, or a teacher at DLS, you are already a member! No dues and no paperwork required!
PTO Board of Directors
Amanda Breault, President
Amanda is a stay-at-home mom who's professional background is in social work, working with non-profits, and most recently in human resources/accounting in the financial services industry.
Sarah Hines, President
Sarah is currently a stay-at-home-attorney with expertise in business law, land use, and toy negotiations. This year, she is grateful to be able to work hand in hand with DLS staff and families to maintain and grow this vibrant community.
Volunteer Needs & Information
Chinese New Year Celebration - The DLS Chinese New Year celebration will be held on Friday, February 1, 2019. If you would like to volunteer, please click here. There are slots available for decorating, cleanup, hall monitors, and more. If you have children in the Spanish program, please sign up to help manage classrooms during the performances so Mandarin program families can watch their children perform. We will be asking Mandarin program families to monitor classrooms during Fiesta Hispánica later in the year. Contact Carrie or Katey at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Additional information can be found here.
Parent Leaders for Next Year - Please email email@example.com if you have any interest in learning more about these open positions, and we look forward to working with you next year.
Currently, the PTO is looking for the following board members and potential liaisons (1-2 year commitment):
School Support at Gilpin (1 person) to work with the fabulous Adam Tsai and with Whiteman School Support - School Support officers are responsible for providing meals to our teachers during parent-teacher conferences, professional days, and for coordinating meals and other activities for Staff Appreciation Week in May.
Middle School International Trips liaison (1-2 people who have kids going on a trip, not a board position)
We’re also looking for some event/project leads and committee members (shorter time commitment):
Chinese New Year chair and committee (February)
Fiesta Hispánica committee (May)
Classroom Party Kits organizer (beginning and end of year)
Ways to Support DLS
Support DLS through grocery cards (email firstname.lastname@example.org)
and Amazon Smile (select Denver Language School when setting up the account.)