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Hazeldale Parent Teacher Organization (H.O.P.E)

The objectives of the H.O.P.E. Team (Hazeldale PTO) are to:

Establish and maintain a working relationship among parents, school and community.

Support school improvement teams and promote the finest education possible for the students at Hazeldale Elementary.

Expand technology and supplement equipment and supplies.

Increase student safety and security.

Develop programs and projects that will support or enrich the curriculum.

Enhance the quality of education by raising funds for school supplies or programs that fall outside the school budget.

The HOPE Team DOES The HOPE Team does NOT
Support the educational programs and extracurricular activities of the school Run the school
Encourage parents’ involvement in their individual children’s lives, education, class, and school Force parents to participate in PTO and/or school activities
Provide feedback and suggestions for school programs Set policy regarding school programs
Coordinate programs and projects that will support or enrich the curriculum Define the school’s curriculum
Encourage/fund the increased exposure of students to technology Dictate the technology platforms and/or software used by the school
Provide feedback/assist with increased awareness of school safety and security issues Define or interfere with the school’s security program and policies
Organize fundraising efforts to support some additional programs, equipment, and services not covered in the school budget Control the school’s budget
Support the educational goals of the school and assist with attaining those goals through parent and community volunteerism Set the educational goals, testing requirements, or compliance factors
Recruit volunteers and coordinate volunteer efforts to staff PTO functions and assist with school programs Have jurisdiction or authority over school staff, teachers, and other employees
Stay aware of legislation and political issues that may impact education and schools Endorse a particular political candidate or commercial concern

This H.O.P.E. Team (PTO) is organized exclusively for the charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code.