THE PHILADELPHIA SCHOOL ASSOCIATION       (TPSA)

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TPSA is made up of the entire parent and guardian body of the school, who become members upon enrollment at TPS. TPSA aims to support TPS families by facilitating communication, providing enrichment and outreach opportunities, and sponsoring community-building events.  


PARENT ASSOCIATION CONTACTS

President: Meghan Covington
Vice President: JJ Shirley
 

TPSA COMMITTEES 

 

BUILDS | Anna Wulick

BUILDS (Building Understanding About Intelligences, Learning Differences, and Styles) brings together and supports parents of children with learning differences and unique learning.

 

Book Fair | Erica Salvi & Robin Park

The Book Fair Planning Committee works together to plan this annual event which takes place in late November and early December. The event serves as a fundraiser for TPSA and as a celebration of books for the TPS community. We recruit guest readers to visit the school during Book Fair week, we plan special events to enhance the Saturday Book Fair, we work with the vendor to incorporate books about the all-school theme into his selections, and we coordinate parent volunteers for the fair.

 

Community Response Victoria Bastian

Community Response mobilizes to assist families in need.

 

Community Outreach |  Caren Cohen

Community Outreach coordinates hands-on service opportunities for parents and children.

 

Family Diversity |  Robert Prischak & Martin Wiley

Family Diversity Committee promotes a culture of inclusion among families.

 

Green & Healthy Team | Michelle Niedermeier

Green & Healthy Team helps to ensure a healthy and environmentally sustainable learning environment.

 

Thanksgiving Feast and Martin Luther King Day of Service | LAVONIA WADDINGTON

TPSA organizes volunteers for the school's Thanksgiving Feast and for our annual MLK Day of Service initiative. 

 

Hospitality | Sue Green Liddy

Hospitality provides catering support for school events.

 


New Family Welcome | TBD

New Family Welcome coordinates events to help new families transition into the TPS community.

 

Parent Education | Jenny Bogoni & Gemina Gianino

The parent education committee organizes and hosts parent education events for the TPS parent community.

To be updated for 2017-28

To be updated for 2017-28