Get Involved

ATAC Teams

Connect with the Arlington Tech community by joining and supporting an ATAC team!  A description of each team and contact info are below.  If not email is listed, reach out to chair@arlingtontech.org to be connected to the team.

Arlington Tech Network

  • Connects parent and community experts and clients with the school for student-teacher projects, guest speaking opportunities, and facilitation of career exploration experiences, such as informational interviews, job shadowing, internships, and Capstone experiences.
  • Team: Mark Schneider, John Crouch, Laura Dinardo – AT Capstone Coordinator
  • To join or participate, email connections@arlingtontech.org or join the Arlington Tech Network on LinkedIn.

Beautiful & Safe Campus

  • Helps make Arlington Tech / Arlington Career Center beautiful and safe by organizing community planting and clean-up events and coordinating with the school on landscaping, traffic flows, etc.
  • Team: Susi Lill – Lead, Rodrigo Abela – Design Lead, Alisa Cohen – ACC Parent Advisory Committee Chair, Mathew Emery – ATAC Chair
  • Contact Susi Lill to join the team, and monitor the Google Group and calendar for information on upcoming events.

Building Level Planning Committee (BLPC)

  • APS advisory committee focused on building use and space resources, including the Arlington Career Center Expansion effort.
  • ATAC BLPC Reps: Carrie Thomas, David French
  • ACC Advisory Group BLPC Rep: Alisa Cowen
  • ATAC BLPC Team: Sharon White, Ben White, Rodrigo Abela, Sofia Sleigh, Lisa DeMarchi-Sleigh, Valerie Steenstra, Larkin Steenstra, Francie Hamilton

Clubs & Extracurriculars

  • Supports students in forming and maintaining after-school clubs, such as Ultimate Frisbee.
  • Staff Lead: Erik Healey, Assistant Principal
  • Parent Lead: Bridget Tuthill

Communications

  • Supports communication channels within the AT community
  • Manages the ATAC Google Group, ATAC News, ArlingtonTech.org website, and ATAC meeting minutes
  • Team: Mathew Emery – Chair, Suzette Risacher – Secretary, Chelsea Fallon – Webmaster, Kendra R – ATAC News Only project, 2 positions open

Community Events

  • Plans events and fundraisers for the Arlington Tech community, including parents, students, and staff.
  • Team: Renee Gutshall – ATAC Events Lead/Officer, Laura Furguson – Events, Sherri Hunter – Senior Class Events, other positions open
  • Contact Renee Gutshall to join or help plan our next event!

Finance, Systems and Governance

  • Oversees finances, budget, annual audit, bylaws and governance, and systems used for finance, fundraising, and communications.
  • Team: Hamilton Humes – Treasurer, Mathew Emery – Chair, Open – Accounting Expert, Open – Systems Lead

No Sweat Fundraising

  • Help support ATAC fundraising efforts by selling spirit wear, managing finances, sending thank yous, overseeing scholarships, etc.
  • Team: Hamilton Humes – Treasurer, Haywon Kim, Maggie Varona, Inge Emery, Open – Thank Yous, Open – Systems, Open – Scholarships

Special Education Support

  • Supports and connects families of children with IEPs or 504 Plans, and serves as a liaison between parents and Arlington Tech staff.
  • Team Lead: Sharon White – Lead & 12th Grade Liaison, Open – 11th Grade Liaison, Open – 10th Grade Liaison, Open – 9th Grade Liaison
  • Contact: Sharon White

Student Voice

  • Gathers student feedback and shares ideas for improving Arlington Tech with AT & ATAC leadership.
  • Send feedback and ideas to radar@arlington.org
  • Student representatives:
    12th Grade: Claire Beasley, Robert Emery
    11th Grade: Abby McLennan, Julian Sweetman
    10th Grade: Sofia Sleigh, Jack Schiavo
    9th Grade: Open

Teacher Wishlist

  • Coordinates granting teacher wishes sent throughout the year to teacherwishlist@arlingtontech.org, and organizes Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week every spring.  All families are invited to fulfill teacher wishes!
  • Team: Mary Elise Moran – Lead, Haywon Kim – Vice Chair, Dilip Ghate, Open – Teacher Appreciation Week Coordinator

Transportation Feedback

  • Finds ways to support transportation for Arlington Tech students, including bus routes and carpooling.
  • Team: Laurie Mangum, Yubakar Sharma