FCS Parent Association (PA)

The Parent Association (PA) provides support to FCS and the FCS community. All FCS parents are members of the PA, which cultivates community-building through activities and provides a forum for sharing information on issues that affect our children. Meetings are usually held once a month in the evening at the school; childcare is provided.

2016-2017 Officers:
Jacqueline Mathey and Deborah Bouvier, Co-Clerks               
B.J. Mitchell, Treasurer    
Jeffrey Menzer, Recording Clerk
Fatimeh Asi and Eric Rosenthal, PA Representatives to the Board of Trustees   

FCS Board of Trustees

The FCS Board of Trustees is comprised of members of local Quaker Meetings, parents, friends of the school, and a teacher. The Board is responsible for hiring the Head of School, major policies, financial sustainability, and developing the school’s Strategic Plan. Members of the FCS Board of Trustees serve a three-year term.

FCS Board of Trustees 2016-17
Fatimeh Asi
Kathy Goldschmidt, Clerk
Stephanie Bean
Carole Hoage
Jessica Braider
Marsha Holliday
Larry Clements, ex officio
Ray Lane
Tim Croft, Treasurer
Eric Rosenthal
Janet Dixon
Trish Petty
Marty FitzPatrick, Assistant Clerk
Carol King Woodward

PA News

Located in College Park, MD, Friends Community School is a progressive Quaker K-8 day school, founded on the belief that every child is a valued member of our community. We offer a challenging curriculum imbued with strong values of equality, integrity, community, environmental stewardship, simplicity and peaceful conflict resolution, rooted in our Quaker heritage.
Friends Community School
5901 Westchester Park Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740