PTA


UPark has a very active PTA.  Being part of the PTA is a great way to become an integral part of the UPark Community and have a say in your child’s education.  You can also learn more about some of our committees below.

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Please read Colorado PTA’s statement on adequate school funding and the teaching profession.

2018-19 Meeting Dates

See the school bulletin and/or calendar to find exact location.upark2014-9

  • Tuesday, Sept. 11th, 6pm
  • Tuesday Oct. 9th, 6pm
  • Tuesday, Nov. 13th, 9:15am
  • Tuesday, Dec. 11th, 9:15am
  • Tuesday, Jan. 8th, 6pm at an offsite location TBD
  • Tuesday, Feb. 12th, 6 pm
  • Tuesday March 9th, 9:15am
  • Tuesday, April 9th, 9:15am
  • Tuesday, May 14th, 6pm

Learn More About PTA Events and Committees

UPark PTA Officers 2018-19

  • Candace Kristensson, President (uparkpta@gmail.com)
  • Angela Rathbun, Vice President (vp@uparkelementary.org)
  • Svenja Henze, Treasurer (treasure@uparkelementary.org)
  • Rachelle Montanaro, Secretary (sec@uparkelementary.org)

Additional Contacts

All of these committees welcome new volunteers, and several are currently seeking committee chairs:

  • Apple Campaign: Traci Samaras & Julia Gold (apple@uparkelementary.org)
  • Auction: Tamara Reese & Rachelle Montanaro (auction@uparkelementary.org)
  • Backpack Program: Ellen Landy, landysteward@comcast.net & Jen Robinson, jennifer.dee@gmail.com
  • Corporate Sponsorship: Carin Wagner & Scott Rathbun (sponsor@uparkelementary.org)
  • Fun Run and Carnival: Joanna Shear (FunRun@uparkelementary.org)
  • Garden Committee: Geoff Babbitt (garden@uparkelementary.org)
  • Grant Writing: Susan Westhof (uparkgrants@uparkelementary.org)
  • Green Team: Jeanne Zokovitch, jeannezp@gmail.com & Ashleigh Ruehrdanz, ashleigh.ruehrdanz@gmail.com
  • Grocery Cards: Angela Rathbun (vp@uparkelementary.org)
  • Grounds – open
  • Legislative/Advocacy: Merrell Aspin (mwaspin@gmail.com)
  • Restaurant Night/Dine Outs: Sheri Muilenburg (uparkpta@gmail.com)
  • Room Parent Coordinator: Julia Layton (laytonjulia@yahoo.com)
  • Teacher Liaison: Open
  • Transit/Safety/Mobility: Open
  • Wellness: Kath Quinn (wellness@uparkelementary.org)
  • Volunteer Chair: OPEN
  • Yearbook: Bree Vialpando, photo@uparkelementary.org

For information on volunteer opportunities and general questions, email uparkpta@gmail.com.

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