PARENT-FACULTY ASSOCIATION (PFA)
The objectives of the Montessori Community School Parent-Faculty Association (PFA), in keeping with the goals of furthering a spirit of mutual understanding and cooperation among parents, students, faculty, staff, and the Board of Trustees of MCS are:
1. To provide direct support to the individual classrooms and teachers through work parties; and to provide resource coordination for speakers, excursions, and other curriculum-enhancing activities as requested by the faculty and/or administration.
2. To provide educational programs and seminars for parents, faculty, and the general public in order to promote better understanding of Montessori philosophy and education as well as parents skills.
3. To provide support activities to the parents of the school, such as car pool coordination; possibly arranging early drop-off child care; to promote informal social gatherings for parents, faculty, and administration to get to know each other; and to generally provide a source of moral support for the parents.
4. To assist the Development Office in organizing and managing the fundraising activities of the school.
Sherri Tisza, President
Danielle Orr-Bement, Vice-President
Nikka Alicandri, Secretary
Valerie Poag, Treasurer
Kathy Shirakawa, School Representative