Douglass Elementary PTO

The sellers of 14334 Cottage Way, Broomfield Colorado know how important it is for schools to get all the help they need. Because of this they used their non-profit donation for Douglass Elementary PTO.

Douglass Elementary PTO is a parent volunteer group whose primary goal is to support the well-rounded education of children in Douglass Elementary School. They accomplish this through successful fundraising and volunteer recruitment, enrichment programs, and community events. The Douglass Elementary PTO acts as a coordinating body for Douglass parents who would like to volunteer their time to support PTO goals and work with community building events. Douglass Elementary PTO provides important funding for educational programs that benefit Douglass’ students and teachers in their classrooms each day. They use many different fundraising techniques but their two primary ones are: Dedication to Education and Grocery Program/King Soopers/Safeway.

Douglass Elementary School serves around 450 students from the communities of east Boulder, Lafayette, Louisville and Erie in preschool through 5th grade. They take pride in their many years of high academic achievement and student growth. The school its self has received many honors such as: the John Irwin and Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Awards from the Colorado Department of Education, and the National Blue Ribbon School Award from the U.S. Department of Education.

They have committed to implementing The Leader in Me, which teaches students The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and how to use those insights to foster student leadership, responsibility, and accountability. Students will graduate from Douglass well-prepared for the rigors and challenges of middle school life, no matter what school they choose to attend in 6th grade.​ Their mission is to develop students who have the skills and self-confidence to succeed as leaders in the 21st century and to leverage academic achievement by raising levels of leadership, accountability and engagement among students.​

 

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