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Welcome To MOT Charter K-8 Academy PTO!

The PTO was established to promote the welfare, growth and education of children, parents, teachers, staff and community at MOT Charter K-8 Academy. To reach that goal each year, the PTO sponsors projects and events that will improve the educational opportunities of the school’s community. 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.

For the PTO to be effective and represent the school, everyone’s participation is essential. We thank you in advance for taking your time to volunteer at MOT Charter School – to volunteer for an upcoming event, please click the VolunteerSpot link above.

Executive Committee

 Name Position E-mail
Rachael Dallas  President
 Mindy Clifton  VP of Administration
Deanna Dodd  VP of Membership
Andrew Haines  Treasurer
Regina Bloemker  Recording Secretary
Tammy Lockwood  Corresponding Secretary




K-8 Academy: PTO meeting @ MOT Charter School - K-8 Academy
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
K-8 Academy: PTO Breakfast with Santa @ MOT Charter K-8 Academy
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Come have Breakfast with Santa!!  Tickets are requested to be purchased in advance, but can be made at the door – just $5.00 per person!

Volunteers are needed, see the PTO Volunteer Spot to help make this day fun for all.

K-8 Academy: PTO meeting @ MOT Charter School - K-8 Academy
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

View/print pictures of PTO events by visiting:

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Mission & 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. We typically distribute funds as follows:
  • Facility Assistance: 30-35%
  • Classroom and Teacher Support: 25-30%
  • MOT Community: 20-25%
  • Curriculum Enrichment: 10-15%
  • PTO Operating Expenses: 5-10%

Click the links below to access Treasurer’s Reports:

Financials Ending 12/31/13

Meeting Agenda & Minutes

Find out what issues the PTO recently discussed or voted on and whats coming up.

Click the links below to access Meeting Agendas and Minutes:

Minutes from 10/13/2015
Minutes from 09/09/2015

Nominations Procedure & Online Form link

MOT PTO Board Elections for July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2017

Dedicated teachers, staff, and PARENTS help make MOT Charter School a great school!  Join us – it’s rewarding, it’s important, it’s even fun!

Nominate yourself or someone else for President, Vice President Membership, Treasurer. (see below for position descriptions)
If you have any questions, please contact Katie Napolin at 302-528-4823.
Elections will be held May 5th at the General Meeting on 6:00-7:30 p.m.

All candidates for board positions must be registered with the Nominations Committee by April 30th.  Please return this form to your child’s teacher or to the school office to the attention of PTO.

Download PTO Nomination Form or complete the On-Line Nomination

MOT PTO Positions

The PTO Executive Board is comprised of elected officers.  It meets one evening per month to conduct PTO business.  Everyone is encouraged to attend.

Elected Positions Basic Duties:

President 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)
Vice President, Administration Act as an aide to the President; perform the duties of the President in the absence or inability of that officer 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)
Vice President, Membership 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)
Recording      Secretary 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; keepthe calendar of events for the PTO.  (Effort: 3-4 hours per month, includes attending meeting and typing up minutes)
Correspondence Secretary 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)
Treasurer 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 followed 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)


MOT K-8 PTO By-Laws

of the
MOT Charter School
Parent Teacher Organization

(Click link above for the Amended By-laws as of January 22, 2008)

Events & Fundraising

Annual Auction (Spring)
Mustang 5K (Fall)
Ice Cream Socials (Fall & Spring)
Fall Family Dance
Goodies with Grandparents
Breakfast with Santa
Daddy Daughter Dance
Mother’s Day Tea
Spirit Nights (Chick-fil-A, Friendly’s, Christiana Skate Center, Skyzone, Westown Movies, etc.)