PPS San Francisco- The Genesis
 

 

 
 

 

 

 
Without the catalyst generated by an Op-Ed piece placed in the San Francisco Chronicle in 1999, the two founders of Parents for Public Schools San Francisco (PPSSF), Sandra Halladey and Deena Zacharin, would not have been able to generate the interest and funding to start PPSSF. This is the story of the genesis of Parents for Public Schools San Francisco and the people who crafted it. Cindy Rambo of the Zellerbach family foundation, Jane Beach of  Parents for Public Schools and two dedicated parents, Deena Zacharin and Sandra Halladey.