TSPA (Tower School Parents Association)

TSPA Mission

The objective of the Tower School Parents Association (TSPA) is to facilitate communication among faculty, parents, and trustees, and to promote a greater sense of community and school spirit through activities and events.

In addition, the TSPA organizes a number of fundraising events, the proceeds from which are used to enhance the overall educational experience for Tower students.

The TSPA is open to the entire parent body, and every parent is encouraged to be an active member.

Summer Welcome Letter

Click here to access the TSPA's summer welcome letter sent to all families.

TSPA Volunteer Opportunities

Whether you are able to cover a one-hour shift at an event, lead a year-long committee or work on a short-term project from your office, your skills and energy are needed.

Sign-up to serve pizza!

Click here to view open roles for 2018-19.TSPA flyer

Download the TSPA Volunteer Flyer.

TSPA Events

Welcome Back Assembly & Coffee | September 7, 2018 8–9am

"Parenting in the Digital Age" a Tower Talks Speaker Series event with Katie Greer, KL Greer Consulting | Wednesday, October 3, 6:30-8pm
*date changed from 10/4

Spirit Day |Monday, November 5, 2018, 3pm (rain date of Tuesday, 11/6)

Book Fair | November 5, 6, 7, 2018

Auction | Saturday, April 6, 2019

TSPA Leadership 2018-2019


Erica Stella, President
Beth Peabody, President-Elect

Emily Lopez, Ex-Officio/Nominating Chair

Committee Chairs

Auction | Mindy and Eric Gyllenborg
Book Fair | Celia Dressel, Erica Stella, Allison Swartz
Community Events | Kerri Burr
Cultural Enrichment | Emily Lopez, Diane Gwin
Fall Family Weekend | Alexa Krauter
My Brother's Table | Tess Bauta, Valerie Cohen
PIN LIAISONS (Parents of Independent Schools Network) | Shelby Clark, Donald Jones, Emily Zotto-Barnum
Pizza Days | Fran Apostolopolous
Tower Store | Tess Bauta, Celia Dressel

Room Parents

Pre-Kindergarten | Angela Bassiri and Anthony Clark
Kindergarten| Jessica Hyde and Beth Peabody
Grade 1 | Alethea McCormick and Amanda Velluto
Grade 2 | Brette Carter and Jennifer Vetter
Grade 3 | Daphne Ramos and Kelly Tyler-Lewis
Grade 4 | Paige Hintlian and Liz MacAulay
Grade 5 | Dazlee Alvarado and Valerie Cohen
Grade 6 | Julie Weissenburger
Grade 7 | Allison Juves
Grade 8 | Paige Hamilton

Just a few things that the TSPA provides!

Spirit Day smiles

Tower gear

Support for Tower programs through the auction