Afterschool Scholarship—Awards scholarship to families based on financial need in order to increase participation in afterschool educational and cultural enrichment programs.

Chair:  at


Communications—Publicizes PTA events through our website, school newsletter, and Facebook page.

Chair: Marisol Maldonado at


Dual-Language Committee—Supports the dual-language program and culture of our school through dual-language parent events, translation, afterschool programs and more.

Chair: Aileen Passariello at


Cheetah Fest—Organizes our annual festival, including games, food vendors, entertainment and volunteers.

Cheetah Fest Chair: Shelley Nix at


Fundraising and Grants—Organizes important fundraising activities throughout the year, including the Giant Yard Sale, the sale of snacks and popular spirit-wear at various events, and business partnerships. Also researches and secures grant funding for student enrichment activities that wouldn’t otherwise be available.

Fundraising Chair: Sylvia Wesley at



Gardening—Organizes a program providing educational opportunities through gardening activities.

Gardening Coordinator: Taylor Gutierrez at


Green Team—Help SSV divert 90% of all waste from the landfill by recycle and reusing.

Chair: Kelly Buskirk  at


Homeroom Parent Coordination—Organizes a critical network of parent volunteers to assist teachers with various classroom activities.

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Hospitality—Organizes staff appreciation efforts, including food for various events.

Chair: Shirra Hanna at


Math Pentathlon—Oversees an afterschool program providing math enrichment through hands-on game-playing.

Chairs: Courtney Power-Freeman at


Membership—In charge of signing up new members each year and efforts to expand the PTA membership.

Chair: Christine Collazo at


Programs—Develops programs to empower parents with knowledge and foster school community. This committee assists with Math and Literacy nights.

Chair: Megan Gibbons at


Teacher Grants—Oversees a program offering funding to teachers for classroom needs and educational activities. These provide teachers up to $125 per semester for projects and equipment. Get more information and applications now.

Chair:  at


Volunteer Coordination—Recruits and organizes volunteers for various PTA events.

Chair: Amy Morales at


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