Alamo Parent Teacher Association (PTA)


PTA is the nation’s largest volunteer-led child-advocacy association working to drive improvements in the education, health and well-being of all children and families. Alamo Elementary’s PTA is part of the California State PTA which is part of the National PTA. The PTA promotes parent involvement in schools.

Please support PTA by being a member! You can Join Alamo's PTA directly on TOTEM, which is the California State PTA’s online membership system which makes joining and renewing PTA membership easier for parents, families and community members. There’s also a link to print out a hard copy of the membership form at the bottom of this web page or PTA membership envelopes in the school office. Please contact if you have any questions.

PTA meetings are scheduled on the third Wednesday of every month from 7:30-8:30 pm via Zoom, unless otherwise noted on the PTA calendar.

Alamo PTA 2023-2024 Officers:

  • President: Jordon Brooks,

  • Executive Vice President:Susan Brooks,

  • Treasurer:  Amy Foster,
    Financial Secretary: James Bassil

  • Secretary: Cheryl Shaeffer,

  • VP of Communications: Jenny Turner,

  • VP or Community Affairs: TBD,

  • VP of Membership:  Jen Wylegala,


Official PTA Election Protocol from

If you're interested in serving on the Board you can find more information about Executive Board Role Responsibilities

Alamo PTA Parent Teacher Association Tax ID #94-2605294

The PTA provides support in the following areas:

  • Parent Handbook
  • Electronic/Paper Monthly Newsletter “Alamo Matters” with translation
  • Bulletin Boards (PTA, Volunteer, Enrichment, Banners)
  • Electronic Gator Weekly/Wednesday envelopes
  • Website Management
  • Email group
Community Building
  • First Day of School Welcome Back Coffee
  • Annual Halloween Carnival
  • PTA Teacher Appreciation Day
  • Science Fair
  • Talent Show & Grandparents Day
  • Coffee & Conversation
  • Annual Spell-a-thon
  • Shop-To-Earn Programs (passive fundraising)
  • PTA Store and 5th Grade Ice Cream Sales
  • Individual Donations and Corporate Matching
School Beautification
  • Repaired tiles under play structure and replaced slide
  • Acoustical panels in auditorium and sound system
  • Installed ceramic tiled trash cans
  • Consulted on the Green Schoolyard Project
Classroom Support
  • Teacher stipends and grade-wide allotments
  • Field trip funds and classroom donations
Enrichment Support
  • New Library Books and Garden Materials
  • Science Materials Manager/FOSS Kit Maintenance
  • Staff Professional Growth and Development
  • Performing Arts Assemblies
Parent Resources
  • Childcare for Back-To-School Night
  • Room Parent Guidance
  • Educational Discussion Topics at PTA meetings

This page was last updated on September 12, 2023