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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

Join PTA!

The Otis PTA pays for and supports important programs such as music, classroom technology, reading and math specialists, garden and art docent lessons and supplies, motor fitness classes, educational assemblies, and field trips. Read more about where your money goes, as well as how to join Otis PTA and how to make a direct donation. Want to find out about special member perks, including discounts on Cal Academy tickets, car rentals, Google Express delivery, and more? Click here!

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:


Jan 23 (changed from 1/18 due to conflict)


Feb. 15


Mar 15


April 12


May 17


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.