Keys Gate encourages families to volunteer their time during the school year. Research has shown that parent(s) who involve themselves in volunteer activities at their child’s school helps support their child’s academic achievement.
Parents have many opportunities to volunteer their time at school. This may include working in the classrooms; assisting with fundraisers and special events; attending workshops and PTSO meetings; helping in the cafeteria and library media center; participating on a field trip.
Parent Teacher Student Organization
The role of the Keys Gate Charter School Parent Teacher Student Organization is to promote and foster good, clear channels of communication and engage in a cooperative relationship between the home, school and the community. The PTSO helps to promote an enriched educational environment by fostering and implementing programs that enriches the cultural and social lives of our students and enhances the educational facilities for our school.
Membership is $10 per family.
2017-2018 PTSO Board
President: Samantha Aguirre
K-2 Vice President: Maria Berger
3-6 Vice President: Anita Corum
7-12 Vice President:
Treasurer: Beth Foster
Secretary: Valerie Balado
Fundraising Coordinator: Erica Estes
K-2 Teacher Liaison: Maribel Isaza
3-6 Teacher Liaison: Carol Mertens
7-12 Teacher Liaison:
K-2 Parent Liaison: Sarah Estevez
3-6 Parent Liaison: Lauren Restrepo
7-12 Parent Liaison: Mary Wantuck
Box Top Coordinator: Susan Katsouris
Book Fair Coordinator:
Educational Excellence School Advisory Council
The purpose of the Keys Gate Charter School Educational Excellence School Advisory Council is to work to ensure improved student achievement. It’s role is to serve as the appropriate avenue for authentic and representative input for all teachers, parents, support personnel, students, business community representatives and administration. Council members meet monthly and are expected to communicate with constituents to collect data and opinions for decision making; report to constituents the actions taken by the Council and consider the needs of all students when making decisions.
For more information or to join the EESAC please contact the school at 305-230-1616. Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 4:15 in the library.