Winnetka District 36 school PTOs are each separate organizations that fall under one “Central PTO” umbrella.

The purpose of the Central PTO is to serve as a common meeting ground for District 36 School PTOs and the Superintendent to share ideas, foster communication, create consistency, and share resources.  It serves  as a forum for information exchange between parents, the Superintendent and schools.  Central PTO allows all schools to continue the functions that we value by providing insurance to allow activities to take place at each of the schools, absorbing the cost for the online directory (Directory Spot), and providing financial oversight for all school PTOs.

Collectively, all District 36 PTOs support, enhance, and encourage the educational and social environment of the Winnetka Public Schools.  The goals are to complement the school curriculum with additional opportunities for parents, teachers, and students to learn, socialize, communicate, and grow.

The PTOs establish and maintain programs and committees and purchase items for the schools to fulfill the above stated purpose ad engage in fundraising activities to support such efforts.