Williams Montessori Parent-Teacher-Student Organization
Mission and Priorities 2018-2019 School Year
PTSO mission: The Williams Montessori Parent-Teacher-Student Organization (PTSO) mission is to support the Vision of Williams Montessori School:
We are a forward-thinking school, aiming to prepare our students not only for post-secondary education, but for all of life, by equipping them with a compassionate global perspective and a deep understanding for the core values of commitment, community, initiative, compassion and responsibility. This type of holistic education is one that guides our students on the path to becoming confident and capable humans, able to adapt to anything life presents.
The PTSO values and actively encourages the inclusion of all families, staff and community members in PTSO programs. We respect diverse opinions and ideas and strive to be a welcoming and caring community.
PTSO activities fall into four broad categories: communication, fundraising, community building, and school enrichment.
Work with the administration to refine existing communication methods and develop new ones to aid all community members in having access to the information they need.
Strengthen the visibility of and participation in the direct donation campaign.
Utilize sales of Williams Montessori branded merchandise to not only raise funds but enhance school spirit and increase community knowledge of the program.
Actively seek out new sources of funding for PTSO programs.
Provide a directory of families and contact information.
Research and present opportunities for community members to become involved with the PTSO and with other service organizations.
Grow a contingent of Parent Ambassadors who can represent the parent perspective during tours, open houses, etc.
Nurture relationships with other Montessori schools within CMS.
Engage in our neighborhood and city-at-large.
Support teachers in their efforts to provide authentic Montessori education to students
Recognize the value and hard work of all staff members with acts of appreciation.
Enhance the physical spaces on our campus.
Champion efforts to build extracurricular activities including club sports by offering assistance with financial management and communication.
Please be sure to join the PTSO today! Questions? Please contact us.
2017-2018 PTSO MEETING MINUTES: August 2017
2016-2017 PTSO MEETING MINUTES: May 2016, September 2016, October 2016, November 2016, January 2017, February 2017, March 2017
If you are interested in making a difference in the life of your Williams Montessori community, view our PTSO executive board and leadership team volunteer job descriptions, and contact us if you are interested in serving in some capacity.
President – Trish Sheridan
President Elect – Stephanie Roberson
Treasurer – Cyndi Klein
Treasurer Elect – Diep Tran
Secretary – Tangela Solomon
Communications Lead and Newsletter –
Website – Kieran Whelan
Social Media Coordinator – Taryn Hofert
Social Media Coordinator – Sarah Konecy
Photographer – Karen Aman
Fund Raising Lead – Open
Community Partnerships – Open
Invest in Secondary Montessori Coordinator – Heather Bailey
Kids Camp – Kelly Platt and Sue Audino
Merchandise – Rachel Rodden
Merchandise – Elizabeth Herger
Retail Incentives – Sherry Picerno
Community Building/Elementary Liaisons:
Chantilly Liaison – Kim Hutchinson
Highland Mill Liaison – Tracy Gentile
Park Road Liaison – Carter Herndon firstname.lastname@example.org
Trilliam Springs Liaison – Kelli Scott
Neighborhood/Government Engagement – Paul Reinhartsen
Parent Ambassador – Stephanie Vargas
Parent Ambassador – Karen Aman
Parent Ambassador – Rachel Rodden
Parent Ambassador – Elizabeth Herger
Parent Ambassador – Beth Borachok
Parent Ambassador – Trish Sheridan
Parent Ambassador – Kristin Anderson
Parent Ambassador – Jennifer Sawyer
PTO Membership/Directory – Dara Whittle
Service Opportunity Coordinator – Sue Audino
Staff Appreciation Coordinator – Sherry Picerno
Campus Beautification – Greg Anderson
Community Parent -High School/Electives – Tracie Tyte
Community Parent -Middle School(Brian/Aiden)- Dara Whittle
Community Parent -Middle School(Doug/Patti F.) – Katasha Lloyd
Community Parent -Middle School(Eric/Patti T.) – Janet Haas
Social Committee Lead -Shea Chambers
Staff Appreciation -Sherry Picerno
Sports Coordinator -Stephanie Roberson
Sports Coordinator -Dara Whittle
MTB Club Coach -Mark Dombroski
Ultimate Frisbee Coach -Tom Parks
Ultimate Frisbee Coach -Jake Whittle
Boys Soccer Coach -Aaron George
Girls Soccer Coach -Jill Goodrich
Golf Coach -Ben Kinney 2018_19_PTSO_Leadership_Team
Volley Ball Coach -Jake Whittle 2018_19_PTSO_Leadership_Team
MPAG Representative – Trish Sheridan
MPAG Representative – OPEN
SLT Parent Representative – Stephanie Roberson
SLT Parent Representative – Rachel Rodden
Principal – Sophia Hazlehurst email@example.com
Assistant Principal-Rashawn Coleman-Walker firstname.lastname@example.org
Montessori Coordinator – Mindy Maher email@example.com