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.

TSPA Meetings

Several times a year, the TSPA hosts meetings, to which every parent is welcome and encouraged to attend. TSPA meetings provide opportunities to hear about upcoming events and programs, and on occasion, a member of the faculty or administration will attend as a guest speaker to highlight a program at school. Meeting dates and topics are below; updates will be posted in Spotlight and on the school calendar.

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 8-9am featuring Tower's new Division Heads, Liz Buchan and Ryan Buckley

Thursday, February 7, 2018, 7-8:30pm featuring Mary Dailey, Director of Enrollment and Secondary School Placement and an young alumni panel

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 8-9am Volunteer Appreciation Coffee

TSPA Leadership 2017-2018


Emily Lopez '88, President
Erica Stella, President-Elect
Kathy Stafford, Ex-Officio/Nominating Chair

Committee Chairs

Book Fair | Celia Dressel, Erica Stella, Allison Swartz
Community Events | Natalia Doron
Cultural Enrichment | Emily Lopez '88, Diane Gwin
Fall Family Weekend | Alexa Krauter
My Brother's Table | Mindy Gyllenborg, Kit Jenkins
PIN LIAISONS (Parents of Independent Schools Network) | Teresa Coelho
Pizza Days | Fran Apostolopolous
Tower Store | Betzi De La Rocha and Maria Vasserman

Room Parents

Pre-Kindergarten | Andrew Du Moulin and Robin Sandoe
Kindergarten| Alethea McCormick and Amanda Velluto
Grade 1 | Jessica Hyde and Beth Peabody
Grade 2 | Jacqui Jones and Sara Alexakos
Grade 3 | Natalia Doron and Meredith Carter
Grade 4 | Allison Juves and Robin Roberge
Grade 5 | Mindy Gyllenborg and Jennifer Thornton
Grade 6 | Kate Aikman
Grade 7 | Laura Byrne
Grade 8 | Kathy Stafford

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