Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Endeavour Elementary PTA is an inclusive organization, that encourages, supports, appreciates, and uplifts the contributions from our diverse student body, staff, and our communities. We do not tolerate any hate, harassment, or discrimination of any kind. Regardless of race, color, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, abilities, or family structure, Endeavour Elementary PTA aims to be an equitable organization. To do this well, we encourage our volunteers, PTA members, board members, and participants of all PTA events to represent the community we serve.
Mukilteo School District Land Acknowledgment: The Mukilteo School District acknowledges that we are gathered on Indigenous Lands, the traditional territory of the Coast Salish People, specifically the Tulalip Tribes, successors in interest to the Snohomish, Snoqualmie, Skykomish, and other allied bands signatory to the 1855 Treaty to Point Elliott.
See more about Mukilteo School District's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion statements: https://www.mukilteoschools.org/Page/12956
Jennifer has a third grader and fifth grader at Endeavour. In the past, Jennifer has worked on Spirit Wear, Fundraising, as well as being the chairperson for Family Fun Nights that include Boo Bash, Movie Nights, Bingo. She has served two terms as Vice President of Endeavour PTA. This is her first term as PTA President.
Alicia has four students in the Mukilteo School District, including a first grader and a third grader at Endeavour. Alicia is also a para-educator in the Connections program here at Endeavour, and loves living in Mukilteo! Alicia has served two terms on this PTA as President and one term as Secretary.
Becky has a third grader at Endeavour and a seventh grader at Harbour Pointe Middle School. She is new to the PTA board, and enjoys being involved and helpful. Becky has a great sense of humor and a healthy dose of sarcasm.
Elizabeth has three students in the Mukilteo School District - two fifth graders and one eighth grader. She has a passion for STEAM kid activities and has chaired the STEM Docent program at Endeavour for several years. Elizabeth has previously served on this board as Treasurer, and this is her first term as secretary.
Thane has a second grader at Endeavour. He is new to the PTA board, serving his first term as secretary. He was a nerd before it was cool, and thinks the solution to everything is "play some Swing and dance to it", and would rather be in Hawaii.
Amy has five children that currently attend or have previously graduated from Mukilteo School District schools, including a third grader currently at Endeavour. Amy is involved on the Board of Directors on many non-profits and her experience with those as well as being a seasoned parent in the school district, is a great asset on our team! This is Amy’s second term as PTA Treasurer.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a PTA?
A PTA is a non-profit organization made up of Parents, Teachers, and community members that have a connection with the school, in our case, Endeavour Elementary in Mukilteo, WA. The group has an elected board of officers, that meet monthly to discuss ways to improve the learning experience for our students. There are an average of 4 all-membership meetings a year. In the 2021-2022 school year, all meetings will be held via Zoom.
Why should I join?
Your voice matters, and your voice has power. We love to hear fresh ideas on how to improve the learning experience of our students.
Where does the money go?
The money from our membership and donations fund after school programs including, but not limited to, Family Fun Nights, Art Club, Garden Club. In the 2021-2022 school year, we were able to offer teacher grants in order to provide new enrichment for students, including a focus on student's Social and Emotional Learning. In year's past, we were able to help fund field trips, transportation, and much more. A portion of your membership dues also go to fund state and national advocacy programs that help all students.
How do I volunteer?
If you have a skill-set you'd like to share- whether that is folding papers, or country line dancing, we are happy to have you! We always have more rooms for volunteers. Just reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know what you like to help with!
Do I have to volunteer?
You do not have to volunteer as a PTA member, but we highly appreciate it! There are other ways to help support the PTA whether that's purchasing a Spirit Wear item, concessions at a family night.