Urban Prairie Waldorf School

Parent Council Structure

Nominations are collected in April with a vote to follow in May of each year.  Officers serve for one year.

Co-Chairs: Briana Villarrubia, Alison Welch

Leadership Committee: Co-Chairs, Bookkeeper and Scribe

The Leadership Committee meets periodically  to set agendas, goals and discuss upcoming Parent Council meetings. It will communicate with administration and faculty regarding school events, update the parent section of the school webpage, monitor any parent led fundraisers, and support the parent-led committees listed below.

Class Delegates

There is a minimum of one parent delegate from every class. Class Delegates serve the Parent Council and reach out to individuals within their classrooms for help as needed in Parent Council related activities. Responsibilities include reporting back to classroom parents any volunteer needs from committees and events as well as share parent council meeting outcomes.

Current class delegates are as follows: 1st Grade – Heidi Jacobson, 2nd Grade – Tara Nemeth, 3rd Grade – TBD (Charles Blair), 4th Grade – Jennifer Mayfield, 5th Grade – Megan Sindelar and 6th Grade – Danila Miranda, 7th Grade – TBD (Dona Nishi), 8th Grade – Margy Crary

Ongoing Projects

Many parent bring talents to the community that can be utilized in the curriculum, events or for community building. The following committees have grown from parent interest and aptitude:

  • Community Building
  • Food/Wellness
  • Fundraising
  • Green Team
  • Library
  • Makers’ Guild
  • Yearbook 

Fundraising

Throughout the year, Parent Council will host, in conjunction with Development, several community events and fundraisers to support the Festival life as well as Parent Education and the Annual Fund.

  • T-Shirt Sales 
  • Pumpkin Sales
  • Chili Cook-Off
  • Wreath Sale
  • Holiday Fair
  • Jumpathon
  • Coffee & Tea Sale
  • Tea Collection Sale

Please contact parent.council@urbanprairie.org with any ideas, suggestions, or accolades.