About the PTO

The Explore PTO is a nonprofit, volunteer parent/teacher organization whose membership includes all parents, legal guardians and staff at Explore Charter School.


Our Mission Statement

The Explore PTO’s responsibility is to promote open and positive communication and understanding between parents and staff of the Explore Charter School. Our efforts serve to enhance and maximize the education of every child while aiding them in achieving their highest potential. The PTO provides financial assistance to teachers in their classroom settings, holds fund-raisers for supplemental educational materials and experiences, and supports school and family social interaction. It is our belief that the team effort of a parent teacher organization offers the best possible learning environment for our children.



Contact Us

We Need Your Ideas! Have an idea for an event? A fundraiser? Let us know. Or, do you have a concern or a question? Contact us at either xxxxx@gmail.com or xxxxxx@gmail.com. The Explore PTO is here for you, your child, and the whole school community.   By Mail: Explore PTO Mailbox c/o Explore Charter School 655 …

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Meeting Minutes and Agendas

General PTO Meetings General PTO Meetings are open to all of our parents, guardians and Explore staff.  The meetings will start at 6:00 pm and are held in the Auditorium at Explore Charter School, 655 Parkside Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11226.   These meetings will be between 30 minutes – 60 minutes, depending on the volume …

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PTO Executive Board

Meet our 2017-2018 PTO Executive Board Members President – Nirmala Deokie email: nbusie123@aol.com   cell:  917-693-7611 Secretary – Beverly-anne JnCharles-Lagahuzere email: ecskids7K@gmail.com Treasurer – Robert Archer Event Planner – Ayanna Brown email: abrownpto@gmail.com    cell:  929-231-8043 Explore Representative – Jessica Baer email: jbaer@explorenetwork.org   cell:  917-586-4335

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Roberts Rule of Order

Robert’s Rules of Order Robert’s Rules provides rules and procedures that allow a deliberative assembly to make its decisions efficiently, but with all due regard for the rights of the minority. Following the rules ensures more a fair and more achievable outcome without wasting time, but remembering all the details of parliamentary procedure can be …

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