About Us

The MVLA Parent Education Speaker Series

Through enriching presentations from local and national experts on topics of interest to parents, faculty and staff, the MVLA Parent Education Speaker Series seeks to contribute to the academic, physical, and emotional health of our students. All events are free of charge and are for parents, faculty and staff of Los Altos and Mountain View public schools.

Our Sponsors

The MVLA Parent Education Speaker Series is made possible thanks to the continued generosity of our sponsors.

Steering Committee

Megan Crissman
– Los Altos High School Parent
– Egan Junior High and Gardner Bullis Parent Alumnae

Marcsi Elovson
– Los Altos High School & Almond Elementary Parent
– Egan Junior High Parent Alumnae

Jacque Gorelick
– Mountain View High School & Loyola Elementary Parent
– Blach Junior High Parent Alumnae
– Former LASD Teacher

Suzy Heltzel
– Mountain View High School Parent
– Blach Intermediate School and Oak Elementary School Parent Alumnae
– Committee Representative to Los Altos Educational Foundation and LA-MV PTA Council

Kim Jones
– Mountain View High School Parent
– Blach Intermediate School and Oak Elementary School Parent Alumnae
– Pediatrician in Palo Alto for 20 years

Rachel Michelson
– Mountain View High School Parent
– Springer Elementary & Blach Middle School Parent Alumnae

Amanda Patron
– Mountain View High School Parent
– Landels Elementary & Graham Middle School Parent Alumnae

Nikki Selden
– Los Altos High School Parent
– Egan Junior High and Gardner Bullis Parent Alumnae

Jeannie Tsai
– Mountain View High School and Loyola Elementary Parent
– Blach Junior High Parent Alumnae