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 Meet our 2017-2018 Elected Officers









Presidents: Melissa & Ali, Treasurer: Beth, Member at Large: Paige, Secretary: Kathlene


CEE PTO Spring 2018 Meeting Calendar

Monday January 15th 2018 3:45pm Mrs. Brown’s Kindergarten room

Monday February 12th 2018 3:45pm Mrs. Brown’s Kindergarten room

Monday March 5th 2018 3:45pm Mrs. Brown’s Kindergarten room

Monday April 9th 2018 3:45pm Mrs. Brown’s Kindergarten room

Monday May 7th 2018 3:45pm Mrs. Brown’s Kindergarten room

*Dine Out To Donate Dates:  

       Someburros (Tempe & Chandler)  – January 24th

      Chipotle (101 & Elliot) – 4-8pm, February 22nd

      MOD Pizza (101 & Elliot) – all day, March 28th

     Pei Wei Asian Diner (McClintock & Elliot) – all day, April 19th

     Peter Piper Pizza (McClintock & Baseline) – 4-8pm, May 23rd  *yearbook signing party!

Feb. 9th 6pm – 8pm Father-Daughter Fun Night (registratio required)

Feb. 9th-16th – Penny Wars hosted by AFC & PTO begins! Our goal is to raise $2,000 so that MidFirst Bank will contribute a $1,250 matching gift!

Feb. 16th-23rd -Scholastic Book Fair * Every purchase helps support the CEE Library!

Feb. 23rd -BOX TOPS contest ends, please turn in your BT’s so we can reach our goal of 4,000 Box Tops this semester!

Feb. 27th 4pm – 7pm STEM Night at CEE! MidFirst Coin Truck onsite

Mar. 24th 9am – 12pm Goodwill Donation Truck at CEE! *CEE will recieve $0.10/pound of donations

Apr. 13th 5pm – 9pm Skateland, private for CEE only from 5-6pm *Minion Characters

Apr. 20th 6pm – 8pm Mother-Son Adventure Night

May 7th-11th – TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK! (check for a daily theme)

May 23rd 4pm – 8pm Last Day of School! * Dine Out & yearbook signing at Peter Piper Pizza

CEE PTO Fundraising Information – Check out all the ways you can help!

Fry’s Community Rewards

If you shop at Fry’s Foods Grocery store, please link up your Fry’s V.I.P. card to Center for Educational Excellence and Fry’s Community Rewards program will automatically donate on your behalf  from your purchases!

Box Tops

Save those Box Tops and send them in to your child’s classroom, we often run contests for prizes! Over the years, CEE has earned $14,204 from Box Tops for Eductation!  Help us continue to earn valuable funds for our school simply by clipping the Box Tops and turning them in!

Amazon Smile

If you shop on Amazon, please link  your account to Center for Educational Excellence!  On your first visit to AmazonSmile (, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation.

School Cents

If you shop and dine at Chandler Fashion Center, please save your receipts to be counted for School Cents rewards for CEE!  You can visit the service desk (located on the second floor of the mall) and have your receipts recorded there or you can turn them into the CEE PTO (receipts will always be returned if needed).

Tuft & Needle 

Looking for a new mattress?  

T&N will donate 25% of ANY purchase made using our unique school LINK!

American Furniture Warehouse  

Buying some new furniture?  AFW will also donate a % back to CEE… 

Please mention you would like your donation portion of your purchase to go to Center for Educational Excellence when you purchase furniture at AFW.  

Benefit Mobile


When you shop online through FlipGive a percentage will be donated back to CEE!  FlipGive has so many companies participating, like TARGET, JET, NIKE, WALMART, KOHLS, MACY’S, SEPHORA, FANATICS, JCPENNY, DOMINOS, PAPA JOHN’S, BUFFALO WILD WINGS, AND MORE!!!  Check out the FlipGive site for more information! 


CEE PTO Fall 2017 Meeting Calendar

Monday August 14th 2017 3:45pm Mrs. Brown’s Kindergarten room

Monday September 11th 2017 3:45pm Mrs. Brown’s Kindergarten room

Monday October 23rd 2017 3:45pm Mrs. Brown’s Kindergarten room

Monday November 13th 2017 3:45pm Mrs. Brown’s Kindergarten room

Monday December 4th 2017 3:45pm Mrs. Brown’s Kindergarten room

CEE PTO Fall 2017 Events

*Dine Out To Donate Dates:  

       Baskin Robbins August 24th

       Chick-Fil-A September 20th

       CPK October 25th

       WildFlower November 15th

*Back to School Sock Hop September 22nd

*Fall Boutique at CEE Saturday October 21st

*City of Tempe Halloween Carnival – come see us at our booth! Click HERE for event info!

*Family FUNdraiser Turkey Run/Walk Saturday November 18th at Shawnee Park. Click HERE for more info!

*Holiday pancake breakfast with Santa Saturday December 9th

*Gingerbread Shoppe for students, December 11th – 15th



Student Corner

This section of our website is dedicated to sharing the collective student “voice”. We feel that it’s extremely important to give each of our students an opportunity to let their voice be heard in a larger forum.

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Center for Educational Excellence
Phone: (480) 632-1940

Opening Hours:
Monday-Friday: 7am to 6pm