Jose Ortega's Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

Become a PTA member!  So much of what happens at our school happens because of our wonderful volunteers. Please join us in our efforts to give our children the highest advantages in physical, mental, and social education. Join here: PTA Form or request a form in the office. PTA membership must be renewed each year.

Grandparents and other family members are valued volunteers of the JOES community and are welcome to join the PTA too! The Purposes of the Parent Teacher Association

  • To promote the welfare of the children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship.

  • To raise the standards of home life.

  • To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth.

  • To bring into closer relation home and school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth.

  • To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.

PTA Officers (2018-2019)

President: David Peterson,

Vice President: Charlie Rauseo,

Secretary: Regina Baldwin, 

Treasurer: Keri Stokoe,

PTA meetings are usually third Thursday of each month from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.  Free childcare and food for children is provided. Translators may be provided by request.

PTA Committees and Committee Leaders

After School Program: Meg Byrne,, Avinash Kar,

Grant Writing: Sheila Keating,

Art & Chinese New Year Parade: Kristen Schultz-Oliver,, Kristen Haller,

Health & Nutrition: Maria Benton,

Chinese New Year’s Dinner: Julia Lai,

Science: Paige Nittler,

Community Building: Laine Yien

Spring Auction: Laine Yien,; Claudia Assis,

Ecoliteracy/Greening: Sophia Hanifah,

Staff Appreciation: Alana Toner,

Education Fund: Dora Park and Amy Sheng,

Technology/Website: TBD

ELL Communication Coordinators: Winni Xu,

Traffic Safety: TBD

Fall Carnival: Regina Baldwin,

Volunteer coordinator: Regina Baldwin,

Fundraising: Sarah Guzman,

Other Important JOES Committees

Parents/guardians serve on two Critical and Required committees:

JOES SSC (School Site Council) consists of parents, school staff members and community members working together to create an optimal environment for learning and achievement.

JOES ELAC (English Learner Advisory Committee) consists of parents and community members  who advocate for English Language learning needs and advises our principal, school staff, and the SSC.

JOES ELAC Go to: for more info, or contact Principal Klaus.