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Welcome to the official Parent and Family Group for NCES.

We are excited to embark on our first year as an organized PTA and look forward to serving the students, faculty and families.

Meet our PTA Executive Board

Photo of 8 PTA officers

(From left to right)

Parliamentarian, Heather Portillo (1st grade parent and parent of future NCES student)

Secretary, Linda Liang (kindergarten parent and parent of future NCES student)

Teacher Appreciation Chair, Brittany Clay (kindergarten parent and parent of future NCES student)

VP of Programs, Jessica Manning-Acebo (kindergarten parent)

President, Holly Hazlett (3rd grade parent and parent of future NCES student)

Treasurer, Tessa Berry-Hathaway (3rd and 1st grade parent)

VP of Membership, India Gallagher (1st grade parent and parent of future NCES student)

Fundraising Chair, Lindsey Sanders (parent of future NCES student) 

Our next events and meetings are listed below. All will be held at NCES unless noted otherwise.

We currently have the following two dates on the calendar:

  • February 10 - Virtual - Deadline to submit program and project ideas.

    • Do you have a great idea for a program or project at Newton Collins? If yes, we encourage you to fill out a proposal for a NC PTA supported program/project for SY22-23.  The executive board will review all submitted proposals to determine which programs will be sponsored by the PTA.  All proposals submitted will be evaluated on the same criteria which will be provided with the application

    • If you have a great idea for a new initiative at Newton Collins, please reach out to (VP of Programs) for an application. Jessica is willing to help you fill out the form should you have any questions and will walk you through the steps needed to submit the application. The due date for all program and project proposals for SY22-23 will be February 10.  

  • March 2 - Family Fun Night: This is hosted through Newton Collins. The PTA has agreed to sell concessions during this event. Sign up HERE to volunteer 30 minutes of your time.


You're invited! Newton Collins Fall Festival, Sponsored by Collins PTA, When, October 29th from 10am-12pm at Collins


The PTA contact for this for the Fall Festival is Maria. Email her at or call/text her at 979-492-8470.

Want to volunteer to help with the Fall Festival? Sign up here:

Want to donate items to the Fall Festival? Find the wish list here: 

Want to get involved in our newly formed Newton Collins PTA?

We will launch our membership drive on August 1st. Be on the lookout for how to officially join our PTA.
Can’t wait until then? Fill out this form here to be informed when our membership form goes live.