Durham Elementary is an International Baccalaurate (IB) World School, an HISD Magnet Campus, and a Dual Language Academy located in the Shepherd Park Plaza neighborhood of Houston, Texas. Consisting of 29 classrooms filled with energetic students learning to become future leaders. They come from a wide range of backgrounds and are constantly learning to apply IB Learner Profiles of being Inquirers, Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Communicators, Principled, Open-Minded, Caring, Risk-Takers, Balanced and Reflective.

 

The mission of Durham PTA is to “make every child’s potential a reality” and we are committed to this goal in in the face of strict HISD budget cuts. This is where our partnership with you becomes so critical. As a community leader, you have an incredible opportunity to be a part of Durham’s triumph, to positively impact the lives of students, and set them on the path to success.

 

PTA CONTRIBUTIONS

2019-2020 GIFTS

TO DURHAM

We will update as gifts are made!

2018-2019 GIFTS

TO DURHAM

  • Library Furniture

  • STEAM Resources

  • Urban Harvest Curriculum and Instruction

  • Technology Upgrades

2019-2020 EXECUTIVE BOARD

2019-2020 CHAIRS & COMMITTEES

FUNDRAISING

 

FUNDRAISING

STANDING

COMMITTEE CHAIR

SUB COMMITTEES

SOIREE IN THE SHADOWS GALA

Laura Tracy & Kristen Burns

DurhamPTAgala@gmail.com

SPOTTY FUN RUN

Stacy Moore | DurhamPTAfit@gmail.com

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

Melissa Averett | DurhamPTApartners@gmail.com

SPONSORSHIPS

Megan Galla | DurhamPTAsponsor@gmail.com

SPIRIT WEAR

Erin Simpson | DurhamPTAshirts@gmail.com

BUDGET

& FINANCE

STANDING

COMMITTEE CHAIR

TEACHER GRANTS

Pierce Knight | email@gmail.com

PLANS OF WORK

Valerie Thompson | email@gmail.com

SUB COMMITTEES

COMMUNICATION & ENGAGEMENT

 

STUDENT

ENGAGEMENT

COMMITTEE CHAIR

SUB COMMITTEES

SPOTTY MART

Name TBD | DurhamPTAshop@gmail.com

MENTORS

Steven Skiff | DurhamPTAmen@gmail.com

BOOK FAIR

Alisa Tackett | DurhamPTAbooks@gmail.com

REFLECTIONS

Cat DeBlieux | DurhamPTAarts@gmail.com

STEAM WEEK

Jason Levar | DurhamPTAsteam@gmail.com

COMMUNITY

ENGAGMENT

STANDING

COMMITTEE CHAIR

SPRING FLING

Gloria Bounds | email@gmail.com

CAMPUS BEAUTIFICATIONS

Matt Baumgarten & Brad Field

DurhamPTAoutdoors@gmail.com

CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS

Lily Villanueva | DurhamPTAcultures@gmail.com

SUB COMMITTEES

COMMUNICATION

STANDING

COMMITTEE CHAIR

SUB COMMITTEES

WEBSITE & SOCIAL MEDIA

Name TBD | email@gmail.com

ON THE SPOT

Name TBD | email@gmail.com

TRANSLATION

Tania Martinez | email@gmail.com

MEMBERSHIP, HOSPITALITY & VOLUNTEERS

 

VOLUNTEER COORDINATION

STANDING

COMMITTEE CHAIR

VOLUNTEER COORDINATION

STANDING

COMMITTEE CHAIR

SUB COMMITTEES

HOME ROOM PARENTS

Megan Leamon & Name TBD

 DurhamPTAroomparents@gmail.com

MEMBERSHIP

STANDING

COMMITTEE

CHAIR

SUB COMMITTEES

HISPANIC OUTREACH

Fatima Gilbert

HOSPITALITY

STANDING

COMMITTEE CHAIR

SUB COMMITTEES

STAFF APPRECIATION

Name TBD | email@gmail.com

WELCOME BACK EVENTS

Name TBD | email@gmail.com

SUPPORT THE PTA

Thanks to the generosity of our families and local businesses, the Durham Elementary School PTA funds many educational programs, teacher grants, and academic and social events throughout the year. We appreciate everyone who gives their time and/or resources to make Durham a great school.

WE NEED YOU!

The PTA likes to say, "it takes a village", and we need you in our tribe! There are numerous ways to get involved in the PTA and the events and initiatives we have on and off campus. Let us know what you are interested in helping out with.

DURHAM PTA | 4803 BRINKMAN STREET, HOUSTON, TEXAS 77018 | PTA@DURHAMPTA.ORG