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Shark Fund Contact Information

Tax ID #: 94-3390401


2200 Holbrook Drive

Danville, CA 94506

(925) 855-2800

2018-2019 Meeting Dates

      September 12, 2018

       October 3, 2018

November 7, 2018

December 12, 2018

January 16, 2018

February 20, 2019

March 20, 2019

April 24, 2019

May 15, 2019

All meetings are on Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 8:00pm in the Library unless otherwise noted.

2018-2019 Meeting Minutes

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About Shark Fund

Thank you for your interest in Shark Fund! Shark Fund is a 100% parent funded, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing each student with programs that enhance the quality of education they receive at Sycamore. Shark Fund donations consist of parent donations, corporate matches, business givebacks, and auction funds raised in partnership with PTA that help support over $300,000 in critical staff, programs and resources every year.


Shark Fund invests in the following programs:

  • Trained Paraeducators in every classroom (7-8 hours/week, supporting K-5th grade classes working with students individually and in small groups)
  • Teacher on Special Assignment, supporting principal and teachers with curriculum development, enrichment programs, standardized testing, and more
  • 75% of the Librarian's salary, enabling weekly classroom visits for all students
  • Reading Intervention for grades K-5
  • Progressive technology program supporting 21st Century teaching and learning
  • Physical Education class for Kindergartners (twice per week, to enable small group instruction)
  • Staff Training and Professional Development (teacher release time)
  • Supplemental Office Hours to support Sycamore's community (medical, attendance, clerical, communications)
  • Rainbow Room to provide social development support for K-3 students

These programs are possible thanks to generous donations from parents and volunteers. Sycamore has been recognized as a California Distinguished & Gold Ribbon school, and your support ensures your students stay on top. Thank you again for your support!

Thank You For Supporting Shark Fund!

Thank you for making a difference in your child's education by donating today! Each and every donation makes a difference and Together We Are Shark Fund!


To provide resources to maximize the educational experiences of each and every student at Sycamore Valley Elementary School.

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Shark Fund's suggested donation is $400 per student for the 2018-2019 school year to support ongoing programs.

This voluntary donation is one   of the lowest in the district and is due to the high participation rate of Sycamore families who contribute to Shark Fund each year. 



2018-2019 Shark Fund Board Members

Steve Liao, President

Adrianne Lee, Vice President

Cassy Eriksson, Secretary

Christine White, Treasurer

Danielle McKay, Financial Secretary

Jeff Aitken, Corporate Match Program

Lisa Gross & Katerina McCormack, Events Co-Leads

Jill Bowyer, Faculty Representative

Jennifer Prindiville, PTA Representative

Jennifer McMahon, Site Council Representative

Sarah Mascardo and Erin DeMello, Grants Leads

Jenny Moreno, Publicity

Cher Situm, Principal

Erica Reardon, Business Development

VACANT, Auditor


Grade Level Liaisons:

Kindergarten - Leslie Hoffman & Katerina McCormack
1st - Kelly Virgilito
2nd - Lauren Ghio
3rd - Aline Boghossian
4th - Deana Beltramo
5th - Liz Milbauer


2017-2018 Meeting Minutes

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Sycamore Valley Shark Fund is an affiliate of the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation