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, JOESpresident@gmail.com

Vice President: Charlie Rauseo, JOESvicepresident@gmail.com

Secretary: Regina Baldwin, reginafbaldwin@gmail.com 

Treasurer: Keri Stokoe, JOEStreasurer@gmail.com

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, byrne.meg@gmail.com, Avinash Kar, avinashkar@yahoo.com

Grant Writing: Sheila Keating, smkeats410@gmail.com

Art & Chinese New Year Parade: Kristen Schultz-Oliver, kschultzoliver@gmail.com, Kristen Haller, kristenjhaller@gmail.com

Health & Nutrition: Maria Benton, MBenton415@gmail.com

Chinese New Year’s Dinner: Julia Lai, lalaland415@gmail.com

Science: Paige Nittler, Paigenittler@gmail.com

Community Building: Laine Yien JOESoutreach@gmail.com

Spring Auction: Laine Yien, laineyien@gmail.com; Claudia Assis, mclaudia_assis@yahoo.com

Ecoliteracy/Greening: Sophia Hanifah, bintibee@yahoo.com

Staff Appreciation: Alana Toner, alanamary@gmail.com

Education Fund: Dora Park and Amy Sheng, JOESEdFund@gmail.com

Technology/Website: TBD

ELL Communication Coordinators: Winni Xu, win23456@gmail.com

Traffic Safety: TBD

Fall Carnival: Regina Baldwin, reginafbaldwin@gmail.com

Volunteer coordinator: Regina Baldwin, reginafbaldwin@gmail.com

Fundraising: Sarah Guzman, sarah_smoot@yahoo.com

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: http://www.sfusd.edu/en/councils-committees/school-site-council.html for more info, or contact Principal Klaus.