Top Bar

Gladwyne Elementary School


Home & School Association

The Home and School Association serves as a liaison between the parents, children and teachers of Gladwyne School. All families of Gladwyne School are members of the association. The H.S.A. is a volunteer organization that relies upon the help of parents/guardians of Gladwyne School students. If you can volunteer your time to the H.S.A., please contact any member of the board.


2016-17 GES HSA Board

Melanie Bacine
Debbie Dixon

Vice Presidents
Brooke Cordes
Kerry McCreight

Jackie Kestenbaum
Michele Vessal

Katie Gasper
Coraline Sterling

Members at Large
Susan Chang
Fabienne Zangerle

Jen Navarro
Amy Clipson

Community Relations
Rachel Gutman
Nita Kein

Educational Programs
Suzanne Krieger
Cherie Shulick

Christi Finkel
Erica Picker

School Life
Ashley Govberg
Melissa Nielson

Social Events
Alyson Abbas
Danielle Shaw

5th Grade Events
Karnit Biran
Cyndy Gutowski
Gail Morrison

Liz Turner
Laura Butt

Committee List

Committee Member(s)
Communications Jenn Navarro
Amy Clipston
Directory Jenn Navarro
Amy Clipston
Weekly Update - Gazette Brooke Cordes
Community Relations Rachel Gutman
Nita Klein
American Education Week  
- Breakfast Jill Harker
- Tours  
Committee for Special Education Alyson Lazovitz
Community Service  
- Lucy Belle's Rainbow Laura Chimento
- Blankenburg Rachel Gutman
Nita Klein
Education Foundation Brooke Cordes
Inter School Council Marlies Lissack
ISC Art Show Kerry Wagner
Rachel Lester
Cultural Awareness Jeanene Davis
Erin Durant
Educational Programming Suzanne Krieger
Cherie Shulick
Art Goes to School Cherie Shulick
Artist-in-Residence Suzanne Krieger
Cherie Shulick
Author Visits Allyson Alimansky
Sheryl Rothman
Book Fair Susan Chang
Nita Klein
Rita Sherman
BookNook Press Maria Luby
Celebration Book Club Amanda Hines
Chess Club Amanda Hines
Drama Club Juliette DeTemple
Foreign Language Club Debbie Bluestein
Nancy Neff
Lego Club Nita Klein
Lower Merion Twp Fund Debbie Bluestein
Mad Science Karen Meehan
Riverbend Tara McDonnell
Fundraising Cristi Finkel
Erika Picker
Apparel Jana Grossman
Box Tops Maria Luby
Family Fun Night Steph Rosenfarb
Michele Halpern
Gift Wrap Nancy Neff
Shopping Days Cristi Finkel
Erica Picker
School Life Ashley Govberg
Melissa Nielson
Field Day Deb Singer Livingston
Andrew Abramson
Grade level Activites Ashley Govberg
Melissa Neilson
New Families Maria Luby
Wellness Committee Liaison Keri Fisher
Allyson Alimansky
Carmen Greger
Social Events Alyson Abbas & Dani Shaw
Back to School Picnic Cyndy Gutowski
Susan Chang
Morning Munchies Abby Peterson
Teacher Appericiation Jana Grossman
Michelle Pearson
Teacher Meals Stacy Gorberg
Heather Adler

Forms & Documents


Did you know?

Fundraising efforts by the Gladwyne Home School Association support:

  • Assemblies (Artist in Residence)
  • Author Visits
  • Back to School Picnic
  • Book Nook Press
  • Community Service
  • Computers and ipads
  • Drama Club
  • Fifth Grade Events
  • Foreign Language Club
  • Grade Level Socials
  • Library
  • Meals for our teachers during conferences and Open House
  • MLK Day of Service
  • Morning Munchies
  • New Family Reception
  • Riverbend
  • The Gazette

Thank you for making our school a wonderful place to nurture our children's minds and spirits.