Fairlands Elementary PTA
We are volunteer parents of Fairlands students, supporting our school and community.
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August 11th - First Day of School
August 12th, 10 am - PTA General Meeting & Principal Welcome, video conference via Google Meet (link in calendar event below)
What is Parent Teacher Association (PTA) & What Does PTA Do?
The Fairlands Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is an organization of volunteer parents working with the administration and teachers at Fairlands to provide enrichment activities for all our students. PTA programs and activities are entirely funded by donations.
Some examples of what we support fiscally and volunteer our time to organize are:
Teacher class needs (online activities, copies, activity materials)
School-wide social-emotional learning curriculum, Second Step
Grade-level supplies and academic subscriptions (Friday Folders, planners, RazKids, XtraMath, Handwriting Without Tears, TIME magazine, National Geographic magazine, BrainPOP, Matific)
Community events: Fall Festival, Holiday Breakfast, Family Fun Bingo Night, Heritage Night
Physical Education and recess equipment (playground tether balls, lunchtime board games and activities)
Lunch table shade structures funded by PTA volunteer-organized Fun Run fundraiser
Music instruments and equipment
Science Fair (poster boards, certificates, project check-in volunteers)
Teacher Grants (Fairlands TV, teacher academic conferences)
Fairlands Art Docents art program (art supplies and lesson leaders)
Reflections Art Program (awards and coordination)
Teacher Appreciation events
Fairlands Flyer school newsletter
Is PTA part of the school district?
No, Fairlands PTA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization separate from Fairlands Elementary and Pleasanton Unified School District. PTA executive board members and event organizers are volunteer parents of Fairlands students and are not paid employees. We are all volunteers donating our time and efforts to support our children and the school.
Fairlands Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is run by volunteer Fairlands parents. Our goal is to positively impact the lives of all children and families in the Fairlands community by:
supporting educational programs at school, both financially and through volunteer hours (library books, classroom supplies, room parents, class art lessons, and more)
organizing community events (Ice Cream Social, Fall Festival, Holiday Breakfast, Family Fun Bingo Night, and more)
reaching out to our diverse cultural mix to have students, teachers, and family members feel accepted and included