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Tax ID #26-4724913

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2023
Danville, CA 94526

president@thecometfund.com

Meeting Days

Board Virtual Meeting Schedule 2020-2021

August 19 @ 6:30pm

September 16 @ 6:30pm 

October 21 @ 6:30pm

November 18 @ 6:30pm

January 20 @ 6:30pm 

February 17 @ 6:30pm 

March 17 @ 6:30pm 

April 21 @ 6:30pm 

May 19 @ 6:30pm 

June 16 @ 6:30pm 

 

2020-2021 Virtual Parent Meetings

October 21 @ 7:00pm 

January 20 @ 7:00pm 

April 21 @ 7:00pm    (voting meeting, election of new officers)

COMET FUND BOARD & MEETINGS

Mission Statement

The Creekside Comet Education Fund is a volunteer, non-profit organization that raises funds to provide additional academic, social-emotional, art, and music resources to every Creekside student, with the goal of maximizing their individual educational experience

Why do we exist?

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization affiliated with the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation specifically for Creekside Elementary School. 

Click here for our affiliate letter.

The Comet Fund provides a bridge between what is provided by the state and what our Site Council believes will make us an elite school.

We use the term "Margin of Excellence" when we refer to the programs that are supported by the donations that fulfill this vision.

These programs and staff positions can include:

  • Classroom Paraprofessionals (Teaching Assistants)
  • Reading Specialists
  • Vocal Music Teacher
  • Extend Tech Instructors Hours
  • Technology Systems Specialist
  • Extend Librarian Hours
  • Art Instructors
  • part of the Copier Lease
  • Class Materials (via Teacher Stipends)
  • Desktops, Computers & Tablets

Schools in the SRVUSD have benefitted from a legacy of giving. Our young school has continued this legacy in our new area and Creekside Elementary has developed a reputation as a school where students excel, they feel safe and where families are eager to be a part of the community.

Consider supporting your Comet Fund with a donation.  Teachers, students, staff and other parents appreciate your generosity.

What is the difference between The Comet Fund and the Creekside PTA?

The PTA conducts school community-building family events where money raised primarily covers the cost of running the events. They hold a fundraiser to support assemblies and certain resources.

The Comet Fund raises money to fund specific positions and programs proposed by our principal and teachers, reviewed by the Board of Directors and approved by the members of The Comet Fund. Think of us like a school "booster" club. See Programs Funded for more information.

How do we raise money?

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Our primary funding comes from a per child donation request at registration of $500. This tax deductible donation goes to education enrichment at Creekside. The Comet Fund also holds events and run programs throughout the year where parents, educators, and our community are called upon to contribute.

We have signed up our school with various national and local programs to raise funds by asking our parents and Creekside friends to do what you do everyday. By using registered cards, using online shopping portals or eating on special nights, a portion of these purchase will be donated to The Comet Fund. See Everyday Fundraising for these FREE MONEY opportunities.

We hold events and sales throughout the school year where you and your Creekside friends can purchase admission tickets or items. These are wonderful opportunities to build our community and raise money at the same time. See Fundraising Events for more information.

2020-2021 Board of Directors

President : Anita Jain

Vice President : Lydia Facteau

Treasurer: Mehwish Jalal

Secretary: Katya Rodriguez

Director of Grants/Corporate Programs: Eddie Huestis

Director of Communication: James Reed

Director of Corporate Matching: Rose Schembri

Director of Auction: Keri Evilsizor

PTA Representative: Shashanna Singh

Principal: Alice Tumilty

Classified Representative: (Open)

Certificated Representative: Nicole Spatcher

Site Council Rep: (Open)