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Volunteer Spotlight: Alice Catherman, Parent Teacher Association

Volunteer Spotlight: Alice Catherman, Parent Teacher Association
Posted on 01/04/2019
Alice Catherman’s journey into volunteering for VBCPS started with an open house more than 20 years ago. She is known across the division for her current role as president of the Virginia Beach Council of PTAs and president of the PTSA at Kempsville High School, but Catherman has been a dedicated volunteer of the division for decades.

“When my oldest, who is now 26, started kindergarten at Newtown Elementary School I decided to attend the open house,” explained Catherman. “They didn’t really have a PTA at the time, but all the teachers were asking for volunteers in the classroom. So, I became the room parent my son’s kindergarten class. It all started with a teacher asking for help.”

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