• What CPO does...
    CARMELO PARENT ORGANIZATION (CPO)

    CPO is a formal parent club founded in 1995. They have monthly meetings at Carmelo school. Free childcare is always provided.

    CPO Objectives are:

    To assist Carmel Child Development Center, Transitional Kindergarten, and the Carmel Adult School Co-op Preschool in meeting students’ needs

          A. Indoor/outdoor materials & equipment
          B. “Discretionary” emergency funds
          C.  Early/strong sense of belonging

    To meet parents’ needs

          A. Strengthening parenting skills
          B. Sense of community/fun



    CPO Activities are:

    To meet material/discretionary needs (Fundraising)
    • eScrip sales
    • Trike-A-Thon
    • Classroom projects & Silent Auction
    • T-Shirt/sweatshirt/Klean Kanteen sales
    • FOCUS Phone-A-Thon
    • Spring Fling or Raffle


    To build a sense of belonging/community
    •    Back-to-School Beach Bash
    •    Parent Coffees
    •    Autumn Feast
    •    Teacher Appreciation Luncheon
    •    End of the Year Picnic in the Park
    •    Monthly CPO meetings

    To strengthen parenting skills
      a. Offer 'Positive Solutions' parenting series with instructor