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DANIEL WEBSTER ELEMENTARY
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Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco

Where all San Franciscans are committed to the success of every public school in the City. 

  Mc Allen    Enrollment Coach   It is a pleasure to be part of the public school community! 

Mc Allen

Enrollment Coach

It is a pleasure to be part of the public school community! 

  Teresa Arriaga    Executive Director   I am excited to work with PPS-SF in support of parents and schools, as I firmly believe strong public schools are critical to the success of our democracy.

Teresa Arriaga

Executive Director

I am excited to work with PPS-SF in support of parents and schools, as I firmly believe strong public schools are critical to the success of our democracy.

  Robin Dutton-Cookston    Director of Communications   Public education is a cornerstone of a progressive, equitable city for everyone. I'm proud to work on behalf of public schools in San Francisco!

Robin Dutton-Cookston

Director of Communications

Public education is a cornerstone of a progressive, equitable city for everyone. I'm proud to work on behalf of public schools in San Francisco!

  Daisy Hernandez    Latino Community Outreach Coordinator   I am inspired by how the Latinos families want to learn how to advocate for a quality and equitable education for their kids.

Daisy Hernandez

Latino Community Outreach Coordinator

I am inspired by how the Latinos families want to learn how to advocate for a quality and equitable education for their kids.

  Miranda Martin    Director of Policy   I feel so lucky to have the opportunity through my work at PPS-SF to engage with families and schools thoughout San Francisco and experience first hand how much we share in our experiences and hopes for our students. 

Miranda Martin

Director of Policy

I feel so lucky to have the opportunity through my work at PPS-SF to engage with families and schools thoughout San Francisco and experience first hand how much we share in our experiences and hopes for our students. 

  Sandy Qiu    Chinese Community Outreach Coordinator   I am so happy working at PPS-SF. It's a wonderful opportunity that I can help Chinese parents to engage with San Francisco Public Schools. When I see Chinese parents being satisfied, it is my greatest pleasure.

Sandy Qiu

Chinese Community Outreach Coordinator

I am so happy working at PPS-SF. It's a wonderful opportunity that I can help Chinese parents to engage with San Francisco Public Schools. When I see Chinese parents being satisfied, it is my greatest pleasure.

  Kiara Quintanar    Volunteer Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA    I am grateful to be part of engaging families and communities in public education, for equitable and supportive schools leads to strong citizens and cities!   

Kiara Quintanar

Volunteer Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA

I am grateful to be part of engaging families and communities in public education, for equitable and supportive schools leads to strong citizens and cities!

 

 
 

Board of Directors


Amie Latterman, President, is the Director of Advancement at Children’s Council of San Francisco—at the heart of child care and early care and education in San Francisco for over 40 years. She is the mother of three kids—two of whom now are at Sunnyside Elementary school, and serves there on the School Site Council, and has been a PTA officer in the past, as well. One of her favorite things to do is talk to other parents at birthday parties and playgrounds about San Francisco’s fantastic public schools!

Sarah Ballard-Hanson, Vice-President, holds significant experience in the field of teacher preparation and youth and family programming. She is the Director of the Bayview Beacon Center, an organization committed to transforming public schools into youth and family centers that become a beacon of activity for the surrounding neighborhood.

Bruce Reyes-Chow, Secretary, has three daughters who’ve attended Rooftop K-8, Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, and Drew School. He is an author, serves as the Transitional Pastor at Valley Presbyterian Church in Portola Valley, CA, and is a Coach and Senior Consultant with the Center of Progressive Renewal.

Alexander Beger, Treasurer, is a certified public accountant who currently works at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He brings ten years of financial experience to our board as treasurer. 

Mark Ferlatte has twin toddler sons. His firm, Truss, works with organizations to ensure outstanding online user experiences and was integral in fixing Healthcare.gov.

Nancy Gapasin Gnass is a 15-year member of PPS-SF and an active volunteer for both PPS-SF and the SFUSD. As a public school parent and educator, Nancy brings a working knowledge of district governance and policy-making structures to the PPS-SF Board. She has a daughter at Lincoln HS and a son at Everett MS. 

Brittany Imwalle has two daughters enrolled at Alvarado Elementary School. She is the Chief Operating Officer with Blue Shield of California Foundation. 

Darren Kawaii is a San Francisco native. He is both an alumnus of and educator for the SFUSD. An activist with interest in diverse issues, Darren brings degrees in ethnic studies and urban education to his work on the PPS-SF Board.

 

 

 
 

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