About Us


Paint Branch Chinese Immersion Elementary School PTA

5101 Pierce Avenue

College Park, MD 20740

(301) 513-5300 ext. 57986


Send us an Email: info@paintbranchpta.com OR paintbranchpta@gmail.com

Like us on Facebook: PBES PTA

Follow us on Twitter: @PaintBranchPTA!

Our Vision

Every child’s potential is a reality.

Our Mission

To make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

PTA Values

Collaboration: We will work in partnership with aide array of individuals and organizations to broaden and enhance our ability to serve and advocate for all children and families.

Commitment: We are dedicated to children’s educational success, health, and well-being through strong family and community engagement, while remaining accountable to the principles upon which our association was founded.

Diversity: We acknowledge the potential of everyone without regard, including but not limited to: age, culture, economic status, educational background, ethnicity, gender, geographic location, legal status, marital status, mental ability, national origin, organizational position, parental status, physical ability, political philosophy, race, religion, sexual orientation, and work experience.

Respect: We value the individual contributions of members, employees, volunteers, and partners as we work collaboratively to achieve our association’s goals.

Accountability: All members, employees, volunteers, and partners have a shared responsibility to align their efforts toward the achievement of our association’s strategic initiatives.


PTA Strategic Initiatives

  1. We will build a comprehensive research development platform
  2. We will implement a focused, research based, public policy and advocacy plan
  3. We will grow and steward our resources.
  4. We will enhance the internal and external awareness of the association
  5. We will enhance organizational efficiency and effectiveness
  6. We will recruit, train, and support effective leaders
  7. We will diversify our membership, and engage and serve communities



Paint Branch Chinese Immersion Elementary School 

Home of the Busy Bees

5101 Pierce Avenue

College Park, MD 20740

(301) 513-5300 (phone)

(301) 513-5303 (fax)


Follow PBES on Twitter: @PBESBEES

Tricia Hairston, Ed.D., Principal


PBES County, District and State Representatives

Prince George’s County Board of Education (BOE) Dist 2 

Joshua M. Thomas, BOE Member for District 2


Prince George’s County Council District 3

Danielle Glaros, PGC Council Chair & Council Member for Dist 3


MD Legislative District 21

MD State Delegates

Ben Barnes

Barbara Frush

Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk

MD State Senator: Jim Rosapepe

Maryland State Officials

MD Comptroller: Peter Franchot

MD Attorney General: Brian E. Frosh

MD Lt. Governor: Boyd K. Rutherford

MD Governor: Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr.


 United States Congressional Members for the State of Maryland

US Representative: Steny H. Hoyer

US Senators: Benjamin L. Cardin & Chris Van Hollen