PTO plays a key role in promoting parental involvement in their child’s schooling, building relationships, and bringing the community together for the betterment of the students’ educational experience at ASM. The organization is an example of ASM’s commitment to involve all stakeholders in the school and to enable each and every one of us to contribute to the development of our institution. The PTO is open to all ASM parents. To become a member, please contact one of the PTO members for more information.

PTO Members

The PTO is made up of the following members:

      • President: Priti Paul Kadiri
      • Vice-President: Fatima Larsson
      • Secretary: Hayat Hakam
      • Treasurer: Tariq Lahdour 
      • Event Coordinator:  Robyn Coady
      • Lower School Representative:  Jennifer Daub
      • Middle School Representative: Kelly MacMartin
      • Upper School Representative:  VACANT
      • Head of School Representative: Jean Brugniau

                Priti Paul Kadiri


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                Priti earned her undergraduate degree from MIT and advanced degrees from Harvard University and the Architectural Association School of Architecture. Her leadership spans a variety of industries, including beverage, real estate, shipping and logistics, design, as well as philanthropic work creating and running dozens of schools and libraries. Priti is a member of organizations like the Royal Institute of British Architects, Women in Shipping and Trade Association (WISTA), India Committee of American Bureau of Shipping, FICCI Committee of Art and Business of Art, Harvard Club India, and MIT Club India.

                Fatima Larsson


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                Fatima Larsson, a Dutch/Moroccan Citizen holds a Bachelors degree in Marketing and Business Management from The Netherland. She is fluent in Dutch, English, German, French, Swedish and Arabic colloquial Moroccan. A global citizen, Fatima has lived and worked in The Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Japan, UAE, Morocco, Singapore and Sweden. She has gained extensive experience from several industries such as Research, Aviation, Hotel and Trading. She held multiple roles in PR / Marketing, Aircraft Operations for the private aviation industry and Sales of Private Jets to high-net individuals. Together with her husband they founded a Business Consultancy company in which she is still active. Fatima has two daughters Amira (grade 7) and Amani (grade 5) with whom she shares her love and passion: travel, languages and making this world a better place!

                Hayat Hakam


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                Born in Marrakech, began my journey through life, after high school education I studied in a private university of Advanced Economic and Commercial studies, then I worked at the bank for a while, got married and gave birth to four kids. I am now working as a purchasing manager in our family's factory.

                Tariq Lahdour


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                Tariq is a PE and Health Teacher. He holds a BA in English Literature, TESOL certificate, FIBA Africa Certified, AD Certified, IB DP Sports Science ,and IB MYP curriculum mapping 1st degree certified. He has organised several big events for ASM students and families.

                Robyn Coady

                Event Coordinator

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                Robyn hails from the northeastern part of the USA between Pittsburgh PA, New York City, and Vermont. Robyn got her degree in acting at New York Tisch School of the Arts. Robyn worked in theater and film in both New York City, and Los Angeles before having her two children Rockwell and Harper, both now at the lower school at ASM. Before moving to Morocco Robyn worked as an organizational psychologist. Currently, Robyn spends most of her time writing a book about her life and art and practicing yoga. Robyn is proud to be married to the finest man she knows; Norman Coady, who teaches history and politics at ASM.

                Jennifer Daub

                Lower School Representative

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                Jenn is all the way from Denver, Colorado. She holds two BA’s, one in Journalism emphasis in Telecommunications and the other in Elementary Education, and has been teaching since 2000. Jenn has served on both sides of the PTO in America for many years, including PTO President! She has dedicated many hours of service in the states educating adults with special needs and helping to assist homeless programs and shelters. Her interests include performing in theater, dancing, films and anything to do with the beach. Jenn is the proud mama of two girls, Madisen and Ella! Madisen lives in NYC and is a film student. Ella is a proud US Army Soldier and is stationed in Alaska.

                Kelly MacMartin

                Middle School Representative

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                I'm Kelly MacMartin and I'm thrilled to support the PTO. I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and Management from Saint Olaf College in Minnesota. I then completed a Master of Arts in Education at Vermont State University. Later, I completed a Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies in Education Leadership at Saint Michael's College in Vermont. I've worked as a teacher and leader at the elementary and middle school levels for nearly twenty years in the USA and Morocco. I have two daughters (Kerrie and Katherine) who attend ASM. I especially love making connections between students, families, and the greater community. I believe ASM is an exceptional place for our children to learn and grow and it is getting better every day. Together we can achieve so much for our children and the whole community at ASM!


                High School Representative

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                PTO Activities

                Please check this page later for more information on PTO activities and upcoming events.


                What’s the purpose of ASM’s American-style parent-teacher organization ?

                Since 1897, the Parent Teacher Organization has been a tradition in American schools. Evolving to meet school’s needs, American-style PTOs are a proven way for parents to be involved in school activities that benefit both students and teachers. The tradition includes parents and teachers collaborating to meet the needs of children, as a supplement to the school’s efforts. The purpose of ASM’s American-style Parent Teacher Organization is for parents and teachers to work together to support our children.

                Why should you as a teacher or parent want to participate in ASM’s American-style parent-teacher organization ?

                By participating in ASM’s American-style parent Teacher Organization you will have an opportunity to better our children’s life at school and play a role in their educational experience. You will be able to build relationships with other parents and teachers, foster community, and build bridges between the many cultures represented at ASM.

                What are examples of tasks that ASM’s American-style parent-Teacher Organization performs?

                ASM’s American-style parent Teacher Organization performs tasks including but not limited to:

                1. Fundraise for special projects or needs that benefit kids
                2. Build Community and Organize Events (Book Week, International Fairs, Career Fairs, Science Fairs, Sports Days, Bake Sales, etc.)
                3. Promote cultural integration and understanding
                4. Create Orientation/Mentorship programs for new families and teachers
                5. Volunteer (chaperones for field trips, in-class assistants, extra curricular program assistants, event volunteers)
                6. Form “Clubs” to support extracurricular programs (Sports, Theatre, Music, Model U.N., Dance, ect.)
                7. Assist with Communications (weekly newsletters, student accomplishments)
                8. Sponsor Teacher appreciation efforts
                9. Transportation (carpool coordination)
                10.  Serve as ambassadors for ASM
                11.  Have Fun!

                What are examples of tasks that ASM’s American-style parent-teacher organization does not perform ?

                ASM’s American-style parent Teacher Organization is not involved with operating ASM. American-style PTO does not get involved in academics/curriculum, administration, hiring, teacher and staff evaluations, discipline policy, or financial/budget allocation decisions.

                Am I required to commit a large portion of my time and energy to ASM’s American-style parent-teacher organization ?

                You may spend as much or as little time and energy in ASM’s American-style parent Teacher Organization as you like. We realize that everyone has different schedules and only some will be able to take on leadership roles. However, even volunteering just a couple hours at a school event or fundraising project will greatly benefit ASM and its community of parents, teachers, and students.

                Who can participate in ASM’s parent-teacher organization ?

                All parents, faculty, and staff are welcome and encouraged to participate in ASM’s American-style parent Teacher Organization. A select group of high school students are also invited to participate.

                Is ASM’s parent-teacher organization a separate entity from ASM ?

                No, ASM’s American-style parent Teacher Organization is a part of ASM and works directly with the ASM headmaster and teachers.

                What defines success for ASM’s parent-teacher organization ?

                When our kids have more resources and opportunities owing to collaboration between parents and teachers and a sense of community around ASM.

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