Mata PTA Mission Statement
The purposes of the Mata PTA are to promote the welfare of the Mata children and youth in home, school, and community, to raise the standards of home life, to bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth, and to develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as well secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.
If you are not a member, annual dues are $10, and any parents, students, teachers, staff or community members can join at any general PTA meeting or via this website (joining online requires an extra $1.50 fee). You can also pick up a form in the front office (or download this form and en español) and drop off your form plus cash/check in the office PTA box.
General PTA meetings for the 2017-18 school year are: 9/26/17, 11/28/17, 1/30/18, 4/24/18 (elections), and 5/22/18.
Officers for the 2017-18 school year are:
President: Brittany Connell
Vice-president of Programs: Shelby Bobosky
Vice-president of Membership: Jenny Kern
Vice-president of Arts: Nadine Durrenberger
Treasurer: Suzanne Yoste
Secretary: Emily Guthrie
Parliamentarian: Jennifer Wang
The officers oversee several committees headed by committee chairs, all of whom are seeking volunteers. Visit our volunteer page for more information on how to get involved.
Standing Chairs for the 2017-18 school year:
Communications: Angela Macias
Community Liaison: Ana Menendez
Dress Pass: Celeste Rader-Philips
Change for Change: Celeste Rader-Philips
Eagle Wagon: Julie Barrera
FOM/Clubs/STEAM: Aaron Hobbins
Grants: Nikki Seifert
Hospitality/Trunk-or-Treat: Veronica Olivo
Room Rep Coordinator: Monica Jackson
Teacher/Staff Liaison: Maria DeSimone
Tuesday Folders: Nancy Lozano and Amelia Lopez
Website: Jennifer Bartsch-Allen
Coordinators for the 2017-18 school year::
Advocacy: Jackie Cooper
Awards: Kimberly Humphries
Box Tops: Alicia Rodriguez
eNewsletter: Lindsey Starnes
Garden: Michael Hankins
Storyteller: Keri Mitchell
Teacher Appreciation: Vacant
Auction: Brittany Connell
Fliers: Tommi Mika
The Mata Montessori PTA bylaws act as our general guidelines for how our PTA should operate. The Mata Montessori PTA standing rules are more specific and cover procedures for how handle events, complaints, fundraising, funds raised and community activities. If you have questions about the bylaws or standing rules, please contact our PTA president.