Our School's FTO, which stands for Family Teacher Organization, strives to improve student learning by providing a communication source between parents and teachers.
We are geared up and excited about a New Year and a New Opportunity to work with our learners and families as we embrace the mission of helping our Learners Explore the Brilliance the lies within themselves. 
We would love for you to join us in our mission!

This year our FTO will be led by a fabulous team of dedicated professionals.  

Jennifer is our President  Jennifer is a mom of six with three that attend Southwest. Cayne is in 2nd grade, Jerimyah is in 4th and Tiffany is in 5th. Jennifer is a certified tax accountant and notary. While homeschooling her 3rd grader, she oversees 8 other kids with virtual learning. Jennifer was nominated by teachers to join the Family Teacher Organization (F.T.O) because of her involvement and help she already provides to the school and her children's classrooms.

Tamara is our Vice President Tamara is our Vice President. Tamara's son Mikey is in 5th grade at Southwest. Her nephew Jaelen is in 6th and her oldest son is in 8th grade at Lexington Middle, they both attended Southwest and she has a precious two year old girl. Tamara is passionate about her job working at  911, she considers it an honor and privilege. Tamara is also a full time student earning her masters degree in Criminal Justice. Tamara is from Lexington, she attended Southwest and was nominated by teachers to join the Family Teacher Organization. (F.T.O.) She has an interest in positively improving teacher morale and helping our children be successful and explore in ways they haven’t yet imagined.
Coco Callahan is our School Improvement Team Representative and Family Engagement Officer. Coco owns a digital strategy company and enjoys working with nonprofits in the Lexington community. Coco's niece Eu'Niyaha is in the 5th grade at Southwest and she joined the Family Teacher Organization (F.T.O.) to help in assisting the educators, families and students at her nieces school. Coco is from Lexington and is passionate about elevating the brilliance in our community's scholars.  

Makia Cade is our Treasurer and is a Registered Nurse from Lexington. Her daughter Jocelyn is in 3rd grade at Southwest. Makia joined the Family Teacher Organization (F.T.O.) because she has a desire to be involved and support the education system and those responsible for helping her child learn. This is Makia's third year serving as our treasurer.

We currently have open positions on our board and on our committees. If you would like to become a part of the FTO at Southwest Elementary, please click here or email ftoswe@gmail.com We look forward to working with you soon.

FTO EMAIL: ftoswe@gmail.com


FTO 2020 Board Members and Committee Chairs

FTO 2020 Upcoming Meeting Dates -CLICK HERE

FTO 2020 Important Events - CLICK HERE

Open Membership and Roles -CLICK HERE

2020 Upcoming Workshops - CLICK HERE

Previous Meeting Minutes and Recordings - CLICK HERE

SWE Teachers and Staff CLICK HERE