Welcome To MOT Charter K-8 Academy PTO!

The mission of the MOT Charter School PTO is to work in tandem with MOT Charter School’s faculty to create opportunities for our children which help them not only grow academically; but supports our mutual desire to raise community members who embody our four pillars of Kindness, Respect, Responsibility and Believing in Oneself.

It is the goal of the PTO to both enhance and support the school, through events including fundraising for educational advancement; promotion of social activities; and volunteer efforts which help facilitate a sense of camaraderie among our community.

For the PTO to be effective and represent the school, everyone’s participation is essential. All parents or guardians of MOT Charter students, teachers and staff of the school are automatically members of the MOT PTO, and are encouraged to participate in the PTO activities.  We actively collaborate with the students, faculty, and community to support these goals.

Thank you in advance for taking your time to volunteer, and support MOT Charter School.

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Executive Committee

 NAME POSITION E-MAIL
Chanel Duphily
President
President Responsibilities
Serve as leader and key contact for the PTO; preside at all PTO meetings; ex-officio member of most committees; appoint chairpersons for special committees; coordinate the work of the board and committees so that the PTO's objectives can be met. (Effort: year-round, on-going)
 president@motpto.com
Jennifer Moore
VP OF ADMINISTRATION
Vice President, Administration Responsibilities
Act as an aide to the President; perform the duties of the President in the absence or inability of that office to serve; assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Board; coordinate the general activities of any Special Committees. (Effort: year-round, time varies depending upon activities)
 administration@motpto.com
Michelle Romano
VP OF MEMBERSHIP
Vice President, Membership Responsibilities
Preside at meetings in the absence of President and VP, Administration; recruits and manages the volunteer schedule for all PTO activities; maintains membership list; provides reminders via email, social media and print of meetings, motivates and leads volunteers to service. (Effort: 3-4 hours per month, on average)
 membership@motpto.com
Lauren Wills
TREASURER
Treasurer Responsibilities
Be responsible for and have custody of all funds; make disbursements as properly authorized; be present at all PTO events where money will be collected; assure that PTO policies and best practices are follows with regards to funds; prepare financial reports for each meeting and as needed; prepare the books for an annual audit. (Effort: 4-5 hours per month, average)
 treasurer@motpto.com
Siobhan Holley
RECORDING SECRETARY
Recording Secretary Responsibilities
Keep the minutes of all general meetings and all meeting of the Executive Board; prepare correspondence and perform all other duties assigned; maintain master documents for website; keep the calendar of events for the PTO. (Effort: 3-4 hours per month, includes attending meetings and typing up minutes)
 recsec@motpto.com
Rachel Muhlenforth
CORRESPONDING SECRETARY
Correspondence Secretary Responsibilities
Communicate with faculty and staff regarding PTO related activities; maintain PTO social media and website activity; maintain positive relationships with donors, assume responsibility of meeting minutes, in the absence of the Recording Secretary. (Effort: 3-4 hours per month, includes meetings)
 corsec@motpto.com

Click on the Position Title to see a description of responsibilities.

Online Nomination Procedure

Parent involvement is critical for the success of a Charter school! PTO board members provide educational opportunities for students and support for teachers in a number of ways, making MOT a great place to learn.  Join us – it’s rewarding, it’s important, it’s even fun!

Elected members serve a two-year term with elections for President, Treasurer, and VP of Membership on the alternating year from the elections for VP of Administration, Recording and Correspondence Secretaries in order to help provide continuity and easier transitions. All candidates for board positions must be registered with the Nominations Committee by mid-May. If you have any questions, please contact the PTO President at president@motpto.com.

To make a nomination complete the On-Line Nomination

Meeting Minutes

Find out what issues the PTO recently discussed or voted on and whats coming up. Click the links below to access recent Meeting Minutes, note there are no meetings during the month of the Annual PTO Auction:

2018-19 September meeting minutes

2018-19 October meeting minutes

 

Financials

As an incorporated 501(c)3, nonprofit organization, the MOT Charter PTO’s annual financial goal is to operate on a break-even basis, with 100% of the funds raised supporting our mission. Click the link below to access the most recent Treasurer’s Report to see how we typically distribute funds:

PTO Treasurer’s Report – Fiscal Year 2017-18

MOT PTO By-Laws

MOT Charter School Parent Teacher Organization by-laws, amended as of January 22, 2008

MOT K-8 PTO By-Laws

More ways for you to support our children

MOT Charter School collects Box Tops and Labels for Education all year long.  If you have any to donate, send them in to school with your child or drop them in the collection bin in the front office.  In order to make sorting and submission a little easier for our volunteers and coordinator, please take a minute to ensure that your boxtops have not expired.  Please also try to clip as close to the dotted line as possible.

You can also earn boxtops by shopping online.  Simply register at BoxTops4Education and select the shop and earn tab.  Your everyday online purchases can add up to direct donations to MOT Charter School.

The money the PTO has raised through the boxtop campaign has raised $7500 and helped the school purchase playground equipment and improvements.  Every little bit helps and and we greatly appreciate your support!

We have collected over 4300 Labels for Education which are also used for playground and recess equipment.  Additionally, we have earned 20 bonus books for our library! Great Work!  Keep on clipping!

AMAZON SMILE

Smile gives Amazon shoppers a way to donate a percentage of their purchases to almost any charity they want. Once you sign up at smile.amazon.com and choose MOT Charter, 0.5% of your eligible purchases will be donated to support your children’s school.