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Parent Teacher Association

OTIS PTA BOARD 2017-18 School Year


President: Beth Aney

Vice President: Kristan LaVietes

Vice President of Programs

& Volunteer Coordinator: Erica Hartono Kolodny

Vice President of Membership: Jennifer Yip



Secretary: Lara Hull

Auditor: Nick De Vries

Historian: Jennifer Beck

Parliamentarian & "Outlook" Newsletter Editor: Neveen Acero

Room Parent Coordinator: Mike Webber

Equity & Inclusion Chair: Alicia Cernitz-Schwartz 

Outlook PTA Weekly E-mail Newsletter 2017-18

Otis PTA Web Store

Anyone can shop at the Otis PTA web store, 24/7/365.  Join the PTA, make a donation, sponsor a child for the Walkathon, or buy Fall Carnival tickets ahead of time! No forms to fill out and no checks to send in - just a few clicks and you're done! Visit the store at

PTA Meetings--Join us!

PTA Meetings are held in the Media Center. Free childcare is offered in Room 102 next door. Only members may vote (click here to join now), but everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend!


All meetings are at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted:


- September 28, 2017

- October 19, 2017

- (No meeting in November or December)

- January 17, 2018

- February 21, 2018

- March 21, 2018

- April 18, 2018

- May 16, 2018


What goes on at PTA meetings? Attendees discuss new programming and initiatives for change at our school; issues we should address as a community; where we will spend YOUR PTA dollars; results about what's working; events we are planning together; the world of volunteering at Otis; and more. Please join us.