Available Grants

PTA Fine Arts (Visual, Performing, and Literary) (up to $XXX per classroom)

  • Fine ArtsSubmit a Request for PTA Fine Arts Grant to the PTA President box in the school office at any time, but no later than by Friday, February 1st, 2019  for approval.
    NOTE: Requests for the Fine Arts Grant must be approved by the PTA President before reserving or booking outside talent/professionals or purchasing items.
  • The PTA Treasurer will email updates on teacher balances each month in advance of our PTA Meetings.

Teacher & Specialist Classroom Funds
 MME PTA is pleased to offer up to $XXX to each Teacher and $XXX to each Specialist in the in 2018-2019 school year.

  • These funds can be used for any type of classroom supply that is desired to supplement teaching and are a reimbursable expense.  These Teacher & Specialist Classroom Funds can be used all-at-once or spread out throughout the year.Classroom Supplies  You may purchase supplies for your classroom, and submit a PTA Reimbursement Form with associated receipts to the PTA Treasurer box in the school office at any time throughout the year, but no later than Friday, May 31st, 2019.
  • If ordering through Office Max/Office Depot, please indicate on the form that you want it to come from PTA Funds, and submit a photocopy of the order form with a PTA Reimbursement Form to the PTA Treasurer box in the school office.
  • The PTA Treasurer will email updates on teacher balances each month in advance of our PTA Meetings.

If you have any questions, please contact our PTA President Christa Millstein at christa_millstein@yahoo.com.

Grade Level Field Trip Funds (dependent on grade level)

Field Trips*****

  • Each grade level team will need to collaborate on the best use of the funds for the benefit of all students in that particular grade.
  • Once your team has a plan (including activity, dates, transportation, and budget), it must be approved by Principal Jennifer McNeil and then submitted to the PTA President Christa Millstein at christa_millstein@yahoo.com no later than Friday, February 1st, 2019.

SEAL Materials (up to $2000 per classroom for start-up; up to $XXX per grade/year for sustainability)

  • SEALPTA has set aside a $2000 per classroom start-up fund (up to $26,000 over 3 years) for the purchase of new materials in support of the Sobrato Early Academic Language Model being rolled out at MME for Kinder through 3rd Grade between 2016 and 2019.
  • Starting in the 2018-2019 school year, PTA has also budgeted for a SEAL Sustainability Fund of $XXX for each grade level in order to replenish consumed materials for the learning units.
  • These funds are managed through the SEAL Coach Nora Brazil (nbrazil@djusd.net).

Teacher Professional DevelopmentProfessional Development (up to $XXXX for 2018-2019 school year)

  • PTA has set aside $XXXX for Professional Development aimed at teachers & staff in the 2018-2019 school year.
  • These funds are managed by the Principal, and all requests for professional development should go through Principal Jen McNeil (jmcneil@djusd.net).

Book Fair Credit (up to $50 per classroom for the Fall & Spring Book Fairs)

  • PTA provides a $25 credit at the Fall Book Fair and another $25 credit at the Spring Book Fair for each teacher to purchase books for their classroom libraries.

Davis School Arts Foundation (DSAF)

DSAF