Jefferson Parents and Teachers (JPAT) is Jefferson Elementary School’s Parent-Teacher Association (PTA). JPAT is a group of parents and families, teachers and staff, and friends of Jefferson dedicated to the support of our school.


  • Provides financial support for educational enhancements that benefit all Jefferson students, including school supplies and discretionary spending for teachers.
  • Builds community by organizing a variety of events and activities.
  • Recruits volunteers to assist in school and JPAT activities.
  • Promotes clear communication between the school and the home.

Want to learn more about JPAT?

JPAT Executive Board 2018-19

President: Camille Nelson

Vice President: Rebecca Badger

Secretary: Jill Stein

Treasurer: Polly Wegner

Join the Listserv!
The JPAT/Jefferson listerv is the way most important school-related information is shared with families. To join the list, email

Join the Jefferson/JPAT ListServ to receive announcements about JPAT, school, and community events and happenings. The “Jag-wire” Newsletter comes out on the first Friday of each month and is distributed via the listserv and via hard copy to families who are not subscribed to the email list.