The Navy PTO is launching a new SCHOOL2SCHOOL initiative to establish a partnership with Coates Elementary, in Herndon, VA. Coates Elementary serves many low-income students but lacks the financial resources that are available at Navy. On October 16th, the Navy PTO voted to purchase 10 new iPads for Special Education classrooms at Coates.  These classrooms include children with learning disabilities, who benefit greatly from the educational apps that can be accessed on iPads.  The funding for these iPads came from unspent dollars from the prior school year.

In early December 2019, the PTO received this wonderful note

The Navy PTO hopes to expand its relationship with Coates beyond financial support in the future. Please contact Hina Ullah ( or Lisa Vaughn ( if you are interested in joining the SCHOOL2SCHOOL Initiative.