The Landels PTA funds a number of important programs at Landels Elementary. The Landels PTA budget for 2018-19 includes:
Community-building events including: staff appreciation, ice cream socials, Family Fun Night, Pride Team, International Carnival, mascot upkeep, and more.
A stipend for classroom supplies available to each teacher
All assemblies at Landels
Books and curriculum support, including library books and an allowance to each grade level to support a grade-level project of the teachers' choosing
Transportation for most Landels field trips
Beautification and durable goods, such as playground equipment that needs replacing year to year
A socio-emotional learning program introduced for the 2019-20 school year.
Whole child activities including Colonial Day for 5th grade, Gold Rush Day for 4th grade, Ohlone Day for 3rd grade, some Project Cornerstone materials, and Walk and Roll.
Some pass-through expenses are not shown in the chart below, such as the 5th grade yearbook, wherein the PTA enables something by making a large up-front purchase whose costs are later approximately recouped.
You can learn more by attending a PTA meeting and seeing our detailed budget.