Committees and Support Organizations
Olentangy places a high value on community input and involvement. The district has created several ways community members may volunteer their support and guidance.
PTO / BOOSTER GROUPS
Consider volunteering for the PTO or booster groups at your child’s school.
- PTO websites are available on the school building websites.
- Athletic Boosters are available on the school building websites.
- Performing Art/Music are available on the school building websites.
COMMUNITY SUPPORT GROUPS
Olentangy Education Foundation
The Olentangy Education Foundation was founded in 1990 as the Olentangy Pride Foundation, a non-profit, independent organization of community volunteers.
The mission of the Olentangy Dyslexia Network (ODN) is to provide a community of education and support for dyslexic families while ensuring that scientific- and research-based services are delivered equally and with fidelity by Olentangy Schools.
The mission of the Olentangy Military Families Committee is to raise awareness about the resources available to Olentangy students and families with military connections and to ensure that district staff know and understand the policies involving students with military parents.
The Parent Programs Team (PPT) mission is to empower parents with information and skills critical to raising children in today’s world. The committee provides information through evening parent forums featuring experts in areas relevant to raising children and adolescents. PPT is a collaborative group of district staff, community members and parents.
The Development Committee supports district and school board efforts in the long-range projections of school enrollment, land acquisition to support facility needs, and design and construction of school buildings.
The Finance and Audit Committee brings an increased community perspective to the district’s finances. The committee includes interested community members who have legal, financial and/or auditing experience.
The School Funding Action Committee’s dual purpose is to educate the Olentangy community about the issues facing the district with regard to state funding systems and to advocate for the Olentangy student and taxpayer at local, state and federal levels.
The vision of the Arts Council is to further enhance the purposeful and timely support of the arts from the school district and community members.
The vision of the Continuous Improvement Committee is to communicate and share the districts academic improvement efforts between the school district and community members.
The Cost Efficiency Committee will assist the district in achieving cost efficiencies in the operations of the district.
The vision of the Diversity Committee is to support the district’s mission and to ensure that the diverse talents, skills and experiences of the school community are valued, respected and supported.
Innovation and Creativity Committee
The vision of the Innovation and Creativity Committee is to support the district’s mission and to ensure that the technology is utilized in creative and responsible ways to support, affect and extend learning for all students as they embrace 21st century skills.