PTA Leadership & Chairs

Our PTA is made up of hard-working parents & teachers who pool their talents to provide practical support for our school. Those listed below volunteered to provide leadership this year. Get to know their names and faces, and feel free to ask them if you have questions. Interested in open positions? Contact us at!



Executive Board Chairs

These chairs, along with the Executive Committee, form the Executive Board. This group makes the decisions on PTA business except in situations strictly within the Executive Committee's purview.

Reflections Chair - We need you! -

Communications & Outreach Chair - We need you! - Duties: Be the trusted source for news, messages and communication coming from the PTA. You will also serve as the trusted liaison for families to give input and feedback to the PTA. You will work closely with the 2nd VP of Outreach and MPSA's Bilingual Family Coordinator.

Fundraising Chair - Lindsay Adeyiga -

Health & Safety Chair - We need you! -

Hospitality Chair - We need you! - Duties: Establish a friendly, comfortable atmosphere at PTA meetings and events. Work with MPSA's in-house hospitality committee to help keep staff morale high.

Membership Chair - We need you!- Duties: Be responsible for creating and implementing a membership plan, promoting membership throughout the year, providing membership reports at PTA board and association meetings, collecting dues, and distributing membership cards.

PTA Liaisons

Advisory Council of Instruction (ACI)

Arlington County Council of PTAs (CCPTA)

  • Representative: Ledo Caputi

  • Alternate: Charlene Mui

Arlington Special Education PTA (SEPTA) Liaison

Montessori Staff Liaisons

  • Teacher Liaison, Primary - Eve Mendolia

  • Teacher Liaison, LEM - Kathleen Habuki

  • Teacher Liaison, UEM - Eileen Lopatkiewicz

  • Teaching Assistant Liaison - Shakina Hardy

PTA Coordinators

Box Tops Coordinator - We need you! Duties: Help run the Box Tops for Education™ program at school. Coordinators are in charge of educating families about the Box Tops mobile app, reminding school supporters to scan their receipts and keep everyone updated on their school's earning progress.

Picture Day Coordinator - Kia Haynes

Yearbook Coordinator - Jenn Gonzaga

5th Grade Graduation Coordinator - Kia Haynes

Trunk-or-Treat Coordinator - We need you! Duties: Plan and oversee the 2022 Trunk-or-Treat event at MPSA in October.

School Dance - We need you! Duties: Plan and oversee the Family Fling for the 2022-2023 school year.

Teacher Appreciation Week Coordinator - We need you! Duties: Work with the Hospitality Chair of the PTA to plan the PTA brunch and gift distribution for TAW in May 2022.

Odyssey of the Mind Coordinator - We need you! Duties: Help form teams and support coaches for the Odyssey of the Mind competition for the 2022-2023 school year.

Makers Fair & Market Coordinator - Kia Haynes

Webmaster/Social Media - Kia Haynes -

Community Partners (Non-PTA Related Liaisons)

Arlington Montessori Action Committee - Website: E-mail:

MPSA Caregiver Community on Facebook -

MPSA Caregiver Group Community Listserv -

Playdate/Meetup Coordinator - Maria Gregoriou

Interested in open positions? Contact us at!