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Portland Village Parent Association (PVPA)

The Portland Village Parent Association (PVPA) is a group of parent/guardian volunteers who coordinate with the administration, faculty and PVS Board of Directors in an effort to support and promote parent-led school initiatives. The PVPA’s primary initiatives are building community connections and relationships, supporting school-wide communication, providing educational opportunities for families on curriculum and other parenting topics, and coordinating volunteer efforts to support the school as a whole. All parents/guardians are welcome to attend monthly meetings and each class should have at least one designated parent/guardian “PVPA Representative” in attendance. PVPA Representatives support school-wide PVPA initiatives and build bridges between class families and the broader school community.

Questions or interest in getting involved? E-mail chair Jamie Trummer and Krista Wheeler at

2016-2017 Committees 

If you are interested in joining a committee, please email us.

  • Events
    Harvest Festival: October 8th, 2016
    Craft Fair: November 2016, supported by all grades Volunteer Sign up.  Food Sign up.
  • Bon Vivant Work Party/Fundraiser, September 24 -25, 2016
  • PVS Auction, Spring 2017
  • Fun Run, Spring 2017
  • Monthly fundraisers, 2016-2017
  • Faculty Support
    Teacher appreciation week, classroom volunteering
  • Communication
    Quarterly newsletter, PVS Yearbook
  • Education Events
    Waldorf education and parent education
  • Outreach/Community Gathering
    First Friday community coffee gatherings, safety

2016-2017 Meeting Dates

All meeting are held in the upper school basement the second Thursday of the month from 6:30-8:30 pm. All are welcome to attend. 

  • September 22
  • October 13
  • November 10
  • December 8
  • January 12
  • February 9
  • March 9
  • April 13
  • May 11

Portland Village Parent Association (PVPA) Representatives

(each class should have at least 1)

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Attend 1 PVPA meeting per month (schedule above)
  • Serve on at least 1 PVPA committee (listed above)
  • Encourage participation among class families on PVPA committees
  • Be an informational resource for class families- share opportunities for getting involved in PVPA initiatives
  • Send announcements to parents in your class
  • Give a brief update on upcoming PVPA initiatives at class meetings
  • Work with Room Parent to organize participation for teacher appreciation efforts and food for staff meetings