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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. 

 
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.   Read more about Teresa

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.

Read more about Teresa

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 throughout San Francisco and experience first hand how much we share in our experiences and hopes for our students.   Read more about Miranda

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 throughout San Francisco and experience first hand how much we share in our experiences and hopes for our students.

Read more about Miranda

Audrey Galo    Development Manager   I'm excited to join PPS because I want to ensure that families can benefit from our public schools and children can gain access to educational opportunities. And because I'm a product of the public school system!   Read more about Audrey

Audrey Galo

Development Manager

I'm excited to join PPS because I want to ensure that families can benefit from our public schools and children can gain access to educational opportunities. And because I'm a product of the public school system!

Read more about Audrey

 
 
Sharon Ng    Enrollment Coordinator   As a parent, I understand how frustrating it can be to navigate the process. I am here to answer your questions and simplify the process. I believe that we have a rich selection of schools that children can benefit from. You got this!   Read more about Sharon

Sharon Ng

Enrollment Coordinator

As a parent, I understand how frustrating it can be to navigate the process. I am here to answer your questions and simplify the process. I believe that we have a rich selection of schools that children can benefit from. You got this!

Read more about Sharon

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.   Read more about Daisy

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.

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Gregory Bailey    Program Director   I’m excited about having the opportunity to continue the work that I have been doing the past 20 plus years with PPSF with the chance to now impact families on a larger scale.     Read more about Greg

Gregory Bailey

Program Director

I’m excited about having the opportunity to continue the work that I have been doing the past 20 plus years with PPSF with the chance to now impact families on a larger scale.

Read more about Greg

 
 
Chun Yin Li    Interim Chinese Community Outreach Coordinator   I hope to inform limited English proficient families on relevant school information and encourage this community to participate in their students' academic life. I work to relieve language barriers by inviting parent participation in school events and utilizing easy communication methods to raise awareness. By bridging cultural and language gaps, both families and schools work together to boost student learning

Chun Yin Li

Interim Chinese Community Outreach Coordinator

I hope to inform limited English proficient families on relevant school information and encourage this community to participate in their students' academic life. I work to relieve language barriers by inviting parent participation in school events and utilizing easy communication methods to raise awareness. By bridging cultural and language gaps, both families and schools work together to boost student learning

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 lead to empowered communities!   Read more about Kiara

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 lead to empowered communities!

Read more about Kiara

Kate Moore    Office Manager   It is great to work with Parents for Public Schools San Francisco because they provide the tools parents need to get the best from the public school system here. As an immigrant from the UK, it’s a pleasure to see the hard work the staff and volunteers put into their work with newcomers to San Francisco.   Read more about Kate

Kate Moore

Office Manager

It is great to work with Parents for Public Schools San Francisco because they provide the tools parents need to get the best from the public school system here. As an immigrant from the UK, it’s a pleasure to see the hard work the staff and volunteers put into their work with newcomers to San Francisco.

Read more about Kate

 
 
Elisa Rodriguez Furey    Spanish Communications Coordinator   I am very excited to continue working with an organization that genuinely cares and understand what equality and equity mean. PPS-SF supports all families and parents and continues to increment its efforts to offer access to information and resources to families in their own languages.

Elisa Rodriguez Furey

Spanish Communications Coordinator

I am very excited to continue working with an organization that genuinely cares and understand what equality and equity mean. PPS-SF supports all families and parents and continues to increment its efforts to offer access to information and resources to families in their own languages.

Sandy Qiu    Chinese Social Media 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 Social Media 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.

 

 

Board of Directors


Sarah Ballard-Hanson, President, holds significant experience in the fields of teacher preparation and youth and family programming. Sarah is the Senior Director of Community Schools & Youth and Teen Services for the Bayview Hunters Point YMCA and Serves on SFUSD’s Public Education Enrichment Fund Community Advisory Committee (PEEF CAC) by School Board Commissioner Faauuga Moliga.

Amie Latterman, Vice-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!

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. 

Rafael Cuevas, was born and raised in San Francisco, with experience of the school district both as a student and son of a SFUSD educator. He currently is a designer working in marketing, and lives in the Outer Richmond with his wife and one-year-old son.

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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