Parent Group (FTCO)
Donoghue has an active Family-Teacher-Community Organization (FTCO).
The FTCO raises funds to support in- novative classroom projects designed by teachers, recruits parents to serve as classroom volunteers, and advises on after-school and Saturday school programming.
The FTCO chairperson serves on the Governing Board of the University of Chicago Charter School.
Donoghue also houses a Parent Center staffed by parents, which:
Offers educational programs, including salsa classes and workshops on financial literacy.
Includes a lending library, computers, and a bank of information on childcare and other resources.