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Who Can Answer Your Questions


You have questions?  We have answers!  Please consult this list to find out who can best help you.


Our office phone number is  215.438.3623 and hours are 8 am - 4:00 pm Monday-Friday.  If no one answers the phone please leave a message and the appropriate person will get back to you in a timely fashion.


Check with Roni Anton, Office Manager and Community Coordinator, at 215.438.3623 or with questions related to:

  • General inquiries regarding school (hours of operation, calendar, school events, etc.). 

  • Absences and appointments (and your child’s teacher)

  • Announcements for Friday Flyer (weekly parent newsletter) and school website

  • Scheduling conferences with your child’s teacher

  • School Forms

  • Fee payments, collection and billing

  • Building maintenance issues

  • Details and archived documents about the school and its policies

  • School-day medication

  • Thursday pretzels and Friday hot lunches


Check with Aisha Anderson-Oberman, Admissions Director, at 215-438-3623 or with questions related to:

  • Admission process and time line

  • Application Materials

  • Tuition and Financial Aid/Tuition Assistance

  • Memberships and Accreditations


Check with your child’s Group teacher if you have questions or concerns related to:

  • Your child’s classroom (daily schedule, field trips, etc.)

  • Your child’s experience at school (class work, interactions with others, a conflict or a problem)

  • Curriculum at your child’s level

  • Your child's progress and assessments

  • Attendance/school-day appointments (and Roni)

  • Incident Reports


Check with Liam Gallagher, Educational Coordinator, for questions regarding:

  • Communication with the larger staff

  • Town and Administrative Meeting minutes


Check with Donna Allender, founding parent/teacher and current PLAC member for issues regarding:

  • History of the school

  • Philosophy and core values

  • Humanistic/progressive education


Check with Jordan Shapiro, Lead Parent, if you have questions or issues related to:

  • Understanding PLS’s governance structure

  • School policies

  • Realms of authority/decision making 

  • Long-range planning

  • School budget/finances

  • Agenda items for Town Meeting and PLAC

  • How to bring forward a proposal


Check with Melissa Klein, Development Chair, for questions related to:

  • Donor relations and giving

  • Alumni relations and newsletter

  • Fundraisers


Check with Chana RothmanMarketing Chair, for questions related to:

  • Requesting publicity for school or outreach event

  • PLS website


Check with Donna Waxler, After Care Director, for questions related to:

  • After care

  • Summer camp


Check with your Cleaning Team Leader for questions related to:

  • Your family’s specific cleaning responsibilities

  • Swapping your cleaning date with another family's date


Check with Deb Kerr, Co-op Coordinator, for questions related to:

  • Your co-op assignment

  • Clarity on your co-op job and responsibilities

  • Finding community members with the matching skill sets to assist in your project, event, etc.


Check with Sean Leber, Social Health chair, for issues concerning:

  • Ideas for community-wide gatherings 


Check Eric Moore, Webmaster, at for issues related to:

  • Technical issues related to school website

  • Technical issues related to school database


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