About Chandler PTA

Chandler Elementary PTA, in the Valley Gateway Council, 31st District PTSA, is the Parent Teacher Association of Chandler Elementary School in Sherman Oaks.  Chandler PTA is a non-profit volunteer organization made up of parents, families, teachers, and the community.    


Our Purpose 


Chandler PTA partners with teachers, staff, parents, families, and the community to create a safer, healthier, and more enriching environment where children can grow and excel. We are dedicated making every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.



Our Goals 


Together We Will:

  • Provide support for educational programs at Chandler.

  • Promote social activities that heighten school spirit, encourage family togetherness, and promote humanitarian efforts within our community.

  • Encourage and organize volunteer support for school and PTA programs and events.

  • Increase interest, involvement, and understanding of our local PTA business. Build awareness about the critical role of the PTA in helping students reach their full potential.

  • Conduct purposeful fundraising to support programs and events at Chandler.


What We Support  


Chandler PTA provide the volunteer power, resources and financial means crucial to a wide variety of student enrichment and school improvement programs, including: 



  • Community Nights (Movie Night, Family Dance, Science & Math Night, Reading Night)

  • Character Program

  • School Beautification

  • Family Night Out

  • PTA Meetings/Parent Education

  • Room Parent/Volunteer Orientations

  • Teacher Appreciation / Volunteer Appreciation Events

  • Seasonal Events 


  • Weekly Email News Updates

  • Website 

  • Social Media


  • Classroom Supplies

  • Instructional Support Teachers (Teaching Assistants & Supervision Aides)



      • P.E. Director 

      • P.E. and Yard Equipment

      • Morning Laps Program

      • After-School Fee Based Enrichment Programs, including Karate and Tennis 


      • Reflections Arts Program

      • Family Dance Night

      • After-School Fee Based Enrichment Programs, Including Music, Drawing, and Art  


      • Family Literacy Night

      • After-School Fee Based Enrichment Programs, Including Spanish Language Instruction  


    • S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

      • Tech Lab Equipment, Software and Educational Apps  

      • Technology Equipment Replacement/Repair

      • After-School Fee Based Enrichment Programs, Including Lego Robotics and the Science of Cooking

      • Garden Program 

      • Hands-on S.T.E.M themed Educational Events/Assemblies 

      • FamilyMath &  Science Night 


Why You Should Participate




Build Roots in the Community. A large, involved PTA group sends a clear message to organizations, corporations and local businesses that we are committed to our school and the surrounding community. This lends strength to our message when seeking grants and donations from these establishments.  


Make a Difference! It takes a lot of people to accomplish everything we do at Chandler and we need your help! The skills, passion, energy, and expertise you bring to the school are priceless.  Without your help and fundraising, the many programs we offer may be unable to continue.


Get Connected. Whether through our Newsletter, E-mail Updates, the School Directory, our website, or our Facebook page, the PTA will keep you up to date about events, programs and school information. There's no better way to know what's happening at Chandler.


Be a Role Model. An involved PTA group sends a message to our children, other parents, neighborhood businesses, organizations, and corporations that we are committed to our children's success, the school, and the surrounding community. This strengthens our ability to seek grants and donations from these establishments.


Enjoy Benefits. PTA members enjoy exclusive member perks including discounts on school supplies, rental cars, wireless services and more.

Speak Up. PTA gives you a "seat at the table" when important decisions are made about our school.


Make Friends.  Plus, it’s fun to get know some great people who are just as committed as you and make new friends.





 How you can participate:

Whether you have 5 hours or 5 minutes, your involvement in the school and PTA is important to your child and all the students at Chandler. Just reading the emails, checking the websites and talking with your child about the events at school are significant ways to show your child that you care about their school and their education. You can also:
  • Sign Up for an Account/ Directory (you set your individual privacy settings)
  • Attend a meeting
  • Join the PTA
  • Volunteer
  • Donate Items
  • Support Our Fundraisers
  • Link your Ralphs Rewards card and shop at Ralphs (you will still get your rewards discounts and they will donate to Chandler Elementary PTA
  • Shop Amazon Smile 
  • Box Tops for Education - Get the app and scan your receipts!
  • Shop the Chandler Store


Upcoming Events





 We are so thankful for our generous sponsors!