first three CAPS Chairpersons - Jeannie Malik, Lori Mello, and Colleen McCall
Atascadero Unified School District budget has gotten tighter and tighter these last few years and the CAPS grants have become
more and more important in the education of our children. Over the last 8 years, CAPS has been able to give nearly $435,000
to AUSD teachers to fill the grant requests that they have written.
its inception, CAPS has held seven fundraisers. We are proud to announce that CAPS received the “Organization of the
Year” award by the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce in 2012. CAPS also received the 2012 Gold Award from the California
CAPS is totally a volunteer organization made up of
parents, teachers, retired teachers and community members. We are a non profit organization. Our sponsors range from a member
of the board of supervisors to local businesses and service organizations.
We are looking for CAPS volunteers!
CAPS needs volunteers as it prepares for the 8th annual Evening
The planning committee meets monthly
and is in need of individuals with a commitment to their children’s education to become CAPS volunteers. We need
members to help with big jobs and little jobs; seeking live and silent auction items, set-up or clean-up the day of the event,
processing and organizing the auction items, stuffing invitations, picking up auction or event items, producing the catalog,
maintaining the web site, doing graphic arts and advertising, decorating auction baskets and so much more.
If you can help, or have questions regarding
general volunteer work for CAPS, please email:
|Our Hardworking 2010 Team