Trace is a volunteer-driven school and has a community of parents and teachers dedicated to fostering creativity, academic success, and respect. There are many ways to get involved helping the school whether it’s with the PTO or directly through the school or district.

At the School

We have a bunch of information how you can volunteer and get involved directly at the school HERE.

Stay Connected

Check out these different ways to stay up to date on what’s happening at Trace!

  • Principal Coffees – monthly meetings that the Principal gives updates and news to the Trace community. You can find dates on the Trace Calendar and check your emails for reminders.
    • 2022-23 Principal’s Coffee dates are: Aug 25, Sept 29, Oct 27, Nov 17, Jan 26, March 30, April 27, May 25
  • Add yourself to the Trace Facebook page to connect with others, ask questions, and see volunteer requests
  • Go to the monthly SSC or SELAC meetings
    • SSC helps plan, monitor, and evaluate all school programs
    • SELAC assists in managing the English Learners Education plan
  • Join the Trace Garden Club to help Trace’s garden flourish

Trace PTO

One way you can get more involved is by being involved with the Trace PTO. There are many ways for you to be involved!

Do I need to get SJUSD volunteer approval to become a PTO Board Member?

No, you do not need to go through the SJUSD Volunteer approval process to become a PTO board member. It’s unnecessary to get TB tested to join!

Financial Support

Check out these simple and easy ways to help financially support Trace and the PTO!

Other Involvement

There are always opportunities to get involved big and small!

  • Provide bake sale or other items for event(s)
  • Share your special talent (Magician? DJ? Photographer?) for event(s)
  • Leverage your skills to support an after school program (e.g. a programming class, reading, leadership, etc.)