About Us

Opstad PTA Mission and Goals


To 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
. . . raising 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 our Otter Dash and keeping 100% of the funds we raise at the school
  • 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
. . . promoting 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
  • Increasing membership
. . . enhancing 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
  • Providing a welcome committee for families new to Opstad
  • Maintaining the Opstad PTA Website and Facebook page