About the
Okemos Public Montessori at Central PTO

Who: The PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) is a dedicated group of volunteers – parents, teachers and staff – dedicated to promoting the well-being of our children.

What: The PTO raises money to sponsor many activities throughout the year: buses and scholarships for field trips, teacher stipends for supplies, Montessori materials and other teacher wish list items, playground equipment, technology supplies, library materials, extracurricular clubs, teacher enrichment activities, speakers, social events,
and so much more.

When: The PTO generally meets monthly (see below) and everyone is welcome. Please note attendance at meetings is NOT mandatory to be a part of the PTO or to participate in its activities.

Where: Meetings are held in the Central library at 6:30pm or 9:00am alternating monthy (except December and June)

Help: Come to monthly meetings (not mandatory); volunteer for one or more social and/or fundraising events. Forms are available if you did not already receive one. We welcome everyone!

PTO Bylaws: You can also see our official PTO Bylaws

PTO Meeting Schedule
for 2020 – 2021

Join us the third Tuesday of each month. Meetings will be held via Zoom.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 990 5070 3612
Passcode: 024355

  • October 20, 2020; 5:30 p.m.
  • November 17, 2020; 5:30 p.m.
  • December 15, 2020; 5:30 p.m.
  • January 19, 2021; 5:30 p.m.
  • February 16, 2021; 5:30 p.m.
  • March 16, 2021; 5:30 p.m.
  • April 20, 2021; 5:30 p.m.
  • May 18, 2021; 5:30 p.m.

2020-21 PTO Board:

President: Kelly Bianchi

Vice President: Purushotham Reddy

Phoebe Liu & Amy Kapp

Jennifer Soria & Francesca Buskulic

Communications: Heather Barthelmes

PTO encourages you to be an active member of our organization dedicated to enriching the school experience of all of our children. We look forward to working together!