Garrison Mill Elementary School

PTA & Educational Foundation

Working together towards the same goal!

The best for Garrison Mill!   


Purpose of the Foundation? Provides leadership to solicit and organize parent and community resources, beyond the capabilities of the PTA, to support educational enrichment.
Purpose of the PTA? Encourages parent and family connections with the school to improve the lives and education of students.  


GMEF Provides:

  • Science Instructor and Science Lab = $67,000
  • School Garden/Outdoor Learning Space
  • Teacher Training & Certifications
  • Computer Lab supplies
  • Educational technology, equipment and materials
  • Enriching educational opportunities after school every day (FEAST)
PTA Provides:

  •  Provides over $10,000 in grants to staff and teachers for supplies needed throughout the year.
  • Paper, weekly readers, habitat days, media center supplies, and staff training.
  • Programs for Garrison Mill Elementary children and parents through cultural arts presentations, community outreach, literacy, and the PTA Reflections program
  • Fun activities for families and students such as spring fling, activity nights, Friends & Family Luncheon, school dance, and talent show.
  • Support for the faculty and staff by providing media center volunteers, and front desk helpers. 


How does the Foundation raise funds? 

  • August Fundraising drive
  • Family donations and employer matching programs
  • 10% of participation fees from FEAST
  • Business Sponsorships

How does the PTA raise funds? 

  • Fall fundraising drive
  • Family donations
  • Spirit nights
  • Box Tops for Education

How can I volunteer with GMEF?

  • Join a committee
  • Respond to volunteer requests

How can I volunteer with the PTA?  

  • Serve on one of the 40+ GM committees
  • Participate in GM PTA activities throughout the year


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