What is the PTA?

  • What is the PTA?
    PTA stands for Parent Teacher Association.

    PTA'S VISION
    Our mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

    PTA'S MISSION
    OUR PTA is:

    • A powerful voice for all children,
    • A relevant resource for families and communities,
    • A strong advocate for the education and well-being of every child.

    PTA'S PURPOSE

    • To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school and community;
    • To be the connection between teachers, families and our students.
    • To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth;
    • To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental and social education.

    PTA BOARD MEMBERS
    2018/19  PTA Executive Board:

    • President : Bonnie Vangalis
    • 1st Vice President : Shawna Applegate
    • 2nd Vice President : Sara Garber
    • Treasurer : Tammy Plamondon
    • Recording Secretary : Gleydis Chacon
    • Corresponding Secretary : Jaime Magarity

    For  school news, calendar of events, membership forms and more, visit;

    • Web : SawgrassPTA.com
    • Facebook :  @SawgrassElementaryPTA
    • Email : sawgrasspta@gmail.com