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Parent, Teacher and Student Association (PTSA)

Pasadena City College Parent, Teacher and Student Association (PTSA)

The Pasadena City College Parent, Teacher and Student Association (PTSA) is one of only two PTSAs based on a community college campus.  The PCC PTSA has been serving PCC students, faculty and staff since 1941.

The PCC PTSA is dedicated to the following:

  • Acquaint students with PCC
  • Support the Pasadena City College Child Development Center
  • Promote communication with high schools
  • Support beautification projects
  • Recognize exceptional service to PCC
  • Provide scholarships
  • Host the Honors at Entrance Scholarship program
  • Co-host the Child Development Center Family Feast
  • Participate in the annual PCC faculty and staff Holiday Celebration
  • Provide advocacy on behalf of PCC

The outstanding individuals who make up the 2012-13 membership roster are:

Name Position
Esthela Torres de Siegrist President
Rita Elshout First Vice President, Program
Amparo Becerra Second Vice President, Membership
Dolores Sims-Gardner Third Vice President, Ways and Means
Shirley Burt Recording Secretary
Angie O'Brien Treasurer
Tian Yi Cheng Auditor
Sarah Tramel Historian
Clary Kooshian Parliamentarian
Susan Hopkins High School Liaison


PTSA welcomes new members and volunteers. Basic membership is only $7.00. For a membership application or to become a volunteer, please contact Mary Thompson at (626) 585-7202.

PCC PTSA Meeting (Parent Teacher Student Association) Second Wednesday of each month from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

PTSA Events

Thanksgiving Feast November (TBD)
Honors at Entrance November (TBD)
Holiday Boutique December (TBD)
Ice Cream Social February (TBD)
Founders Day Luncheon March (TBD)