About Us

Friends of Alcott (also known as FOA) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to raise funds to enrich programming at Alcott College Prep.

Our fundraising events support, among other things:
​ Infrastructure Upgrades & Renovations
Music Programming and Staffing
Science Curriculum Support
AfterSchool Enrichments
Community Building and Social Events

Everyone is a Friend of Alcott!Our members consist of Alcott families, friends, faculty, and local businesses, all of whom are committed to raising funds for vital programs at Alcott.

Our two major fundraising initiatives during the school year are the Pledge Drive and the Spring Benefit & Auction.

In addition, FOA organizes:​​
Movie on the Turf
Mentoring for new families
Room parent programs (including classroom communications & parties)
Teacher appreciation activities
Fall Fest
Field Day
Snow Cone Send-off
Boo Hoo Breakfast
Dances and Sports Banquet
Fine Arts Night and funding school musicals
Parent Social Nights

FOA meetings are open to everyone and are generally held at 8:00 am on the second Tuesday of each month in the Alcott East Campus cafeteria. Everyone is welcome to attend. We are always in search of new FOA members as well as volunteers for our many initiatives. Email us at [email protected] if you would like to join our community and get involved!

Meet the Board

Thank you to our 2023-24 Board Members. We look forward to a wonderful year!



Shannon Naumann


Marisa Ryan

Vice President

Amran Gowani


Suzanne L'Erario


Heidi Tischer

Board Member

Bethany Biesenthal 

Board Member


Board Member

Nun Moeri

Board Member

Myra Mormile-Wolper

Board Member

Jason Smith

Board Member