The PTA raises funds to:

  • Provide Classroom Tools & Supplies that increase student engagement
  • Enable Learning Opportunities outside of the classroom, e.g. Field Trips
  • Enrich the community with Educational Events/Programs and
  • Promote and Build Family Engagement through Community Building Activities  (

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Also, other Fund-A-Needs that State and PIE budgets are unable to provide are supported by the PTA budget.  For example, last year’s Fund-A-Need at Addison supported teacher advancement at the Columbia Writers Workshop.  Also, technology, physical education supplies and emergency supplies are sometimes supported by the PTA budget.

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