About Us

Our Mission

The Glebe Elementary School PTA seeks to continue:

  • Helping to provide an exceptional education experience for all students,
  • Building our community through great (free) events,
  • Supporting teachers and staff,
  • Building family involvement in education,
  • Being a voice for Glebe to Arlington Public Schools on issues such as curriculum and capacity planning, and
  • Increasing exposure to Arts, Healthy Living, and Technology.

We Are Glebe.

Coordinators and Committee Chairs


Kindergarten T-Shirts Coordinator: Kristen Johnson (email)

School Supply Kit Coordinator: Ainsley Stapleton (email)

Welcome Back Breakfast for Teachers Coordinator:  Isabel Simmerman (email)

Welcome Back Coffee Coordinator/First Day of School: Isabel Simmerman (email)


Membership Committee Chair: Jessica Burke (email)

Room Parent & Class Volunteers, Coordinators: Kristen Hand (email) and Sari Greene (email)


Grants Committee Chairs: Courtney Markle (email) and Shelley Santora-Jones (email)


After-School Enrichment Coordinators:  Lynda Ramirez-Blust / scholarships (email), Christina Caretti /classes (email), Beth Feldpush / classes (email), Jacqueline Lotts / classes (email), Noor Osman / registrar (email) and Michelle Zlakowski / classes (email),

BINGO Night Coordinator: Kristen Hand (email) and Michelle Zlakowski (email)

Book Fair Coordinator: Mary Beth Sancho (email)

Book Swap Coordinator: Justine Donahue  (email)

Literacy Events / Author Visits:  Jeannie Sklar (email), and Jen Meder (email)

Multicultural Night Coordinator: Feven Woldu (email)

Odyssey of the Mind Coordinator: Christina Headrick (email)

Outdoor Movie & Potluck: Ali Collins (email), Julia Saperstein (email), and Sheila Herrling (email)

Picnic for the Planet: Open! Please volunteer.

Rhyme & Cheese Coordinators: Julie Madison (email) and Frances McLaughlin (email)

STEM Night Coordinator: Open! Please volunteer…

Soccer Fiesta Coordinators: To be determined… Please volunteer.

Theater Program Liaisons:  Tara Blankinship (email) and Julie Madison (email)

Yearbook Coordinator: To be determined. Let us know if you can help.

5th Grade Picnic: Open! Please volunteer…

5th Grade Promotion: Open! Please volunteer…


Holiday Cookies for Staff Coordinator: Lauren Barber (email)

Teacher Appreciation Week Coordinator: To be determined … Please volunteer!


Auction Business Chair: Lindsey Binstock (email)

Auction Business Donations: Ali Collins (email)

Auction Classroom Donations: Mary Beth Sancho (email) and Michelle O’Connor (email)

Auction Social Chairs: Cornelia Lesh (email) and Alison Broadbent

Auction Family Donations: Liz Newman and Julie Hrubovcak

Student/Teacher Raffle Coordinator: Shelley Maniscalco (email)

Box Tops for Education: Becky Milton (email)

Free Money” Grocery Card & Retail Coordinator: Rashmi Agarwal (email)

Original Works Sales: Alyson Fliakas (email)

School Picture Day Coordinators: Sari Green (email) and Carolina de Francisco (email)

Spiritwear Sales Chair: Lauren Barber (email)


Community Service Committee: Julie Madison (email), Tara Blankinship (email), Robbin Boyaji, Shelly Stoneman (email), Lauren Barber (email), and Kristen Johnson (email)

Gardens and Outdoor Spaces Coordinators:  Michelle O’Connor (email) and Kristen Johnson (email)

Family Directory Committee Chair: Sarah Botha (email)

Food for Others Power Packs: Shelly Stoneman (email)

Glebe Nourishment Coordinator: Open! Please volunteer… 

Lost and Found Coordinator: Nicole Hopkins (email)

PTA Meeting Childcare Coordinator: Isabel Simmerman (email)

Thanksgiving Turkey Brigade: Tara Blankinship (email)

Web Masters: Christina Headrick (email) and Emily Campbell (email)


Be Your Body’s Friend Forever” (BFF) Committee Chairs: Shelley Maniscalco (email) and Cornelia Lesh (email)

Field Day Coordinator: Seeking VOLUNTEERS! To be determined.

Glebe 5K and Fun Run Coordinator: Jen Shoji (email)

Spring Showdown Coordinators: Seeking VOLUNTEERS! To be determined.


If you are interested in volunteering for one of these positions, please contact PTA President Isabel Simmerman (email).

There are also many volunteer opportunities constantly being posted on our Volunteer signup page. Please help us out, even if you have only a few hours. Thanks!

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