Parent Group

What is Parent Group?

Erie Day School's Parent Group supports the learning triangle for the well-rounded education of our children and the strengthening of our EDS family.  This group is comprised of every parent/guardian in the EDS community.

EDS Parent Group Bylaws


Jennifer Ng, President 
Alicia Pelkowski, Vice President 
Karen Molli, Secretary
Angela Bowden, Treasurer

Executive Committee:

Dr. Ann Bomberger

Angela Bowden

Kelly Bucci

Misty Chambers

Mili Chiang-Hanes

Heather Havern

Sonia Hessinger

Dr. Mona Kang

Bridgette May

Heather McBrier

Corry Miller

Karen Molli

Jennifer Ng

Alicia Pelkowski

Kate Philips

Dr. Sandra Pinzon

Ainsley Showalter

Amy Szewczyk

Karissa Taylor

Atty. Raquel Taylor

Parent Representatives:

Toddler/Mrs. Marsh:  Karen Molli & Julie Suleski-Smith
Preschool/Mrs. R. Wunch:  Megan Agrafiotis & Angela Bowden
PreK/Mrs. K. Novicki:  Karissa Taylor & Noelle Rizzo
Kindergarten A/Ms. T. Stewart:  Jennifer Schibler & Edie Archer

Kindergarten B/Mrs. Straker:  Shirley Shuppe & Megan McCarthy
Grade 1/Mrs. C. McCalmont:  Jennifer Person & Anita Seon
Grade 2 A/Ms. M. Golba:  Antia Patel & Nisha Warrier

Grade 2/Mrs. Sears:  Kate Philips & Atty. Raquel Taylor 
Grade 3 A/Ms. A. Giannelli:  Angie Calvert & Stephanie Weunski

Grade 3 B/Mrs. Gates:  Bridgette May & Kara Gladney

Grade 4/Ms. Connie Lyons:  Kathy Holler & Tara Cole
Grade 5/Mrs. A. Hartman:  Corry Miller & Dzeina Bercirbasic
Grade 6/Mr. Gutowski:  Erin Wincek & Dana Groemminger
Grade 7/Mr. K. Silakowski & Ms. A. Emmett:  Misty Chambers & Nadia Shabanza-Pero
Grade 8/Mrs. G. Rogers:  Amy Szewczyk & Dr. Anne Zaphiris

Meetings and Minutes

Parent Group meetings are generally held on the first Monday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the Kern Dining Room, unless otherwise stated (check the EDS Happenings for date confirmation). These meetings are open to all parents/guardians, and your attendance is vital to the success of Parent Group.  Attending meetings will give you a clear picture of what is happening at Erie Day School, open opportunities for you to help make our school a better place, and encourage friendship and camaraderie among EDS families.  Dr. K. Tyler, EDS Head of School, attends the meetings as well.

September 11, 2017 - Meeting Minutes
October 2, 2017
November 6, 2017
December 4, 2017 
January 8, 2018
February 5, 2018
March 12, 2018
April 9, 2018
May 7, 2018

June 4, 2018

Giving Guide

The Parent Group Giving Guide contains information about corporate donation programs. Participation in these programs is easy, and often, takes advantage of purchases you would normally be making and eliminates the need for additional fundraising selling efforts. Participation in these programs allows Parent Group an opportunity to raise funds for school activities that benefit our students and faculty.

Contact Us
If you have any questions, concerns or suggestions, contact Bethany Torisky Szumigale, Parent Group President, at 814-790-3418 or parent

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