About Us

The mission of Parent-Teacher Associations (PTA’s) everywhere is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children. In short, we are advocates for ALL children. For over 120 years, PTA has been the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the United States.

Alachua County Council of PTA’s (ACCPTA) advocates for the needs of Alachua County’s children and schools through events, services, programs, and support for our local school-based PTA units.

The 2018-2019 Executive Board (elected officers) are:

Pamela Korithoski, President
Mary Benedict, Vice President
Erin Scarborough, Treasurer
Laura Bergman, Secretary

Standing Committees and Chairs

Rebekah Lancer, Co-chair
Nicole Reno, Co-chair

Melanie DeProspero, Chair

Support and Training (Leadership)
Rik McNeill, Chair

Megan Hendricks, Chair

ESE (Exceptional Student Education):
Sarah King, Chair

School Board/Alachua County Public Schools Representation
Superintendent Karen Clarke
SBAC Chair Rob Hyatt
ACEA Representative Jennifer Anhalt