Our parents are part of what makes USL so special!
Welcome. We’re so happy you’re here.
Here, you will find information and resources most commonly requested by current parents.
Please let us know if there are additional resources you might need.
In addition to getting items embroidered when they purchase them from Lands’ End, students may also have items embroidered locally at Concorde, LLC in Mount Pleasant, located at 786 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard, Suite C, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464. You may reach Concorde by phone at (843) 849-8414.
Updated October 26, 2023
Volunteer Opportunities for Parents
Our parents/guardians/families have an array of talents and differing amounts of time to share it with University School, and we have several outlets to put your gifts to work to benefit our students and the USL community.
Jen Gibson, Chair / Christine Beddia, Staff Contact
Increase visibility about USL in the greater Charleston community to support enrollment goals. Activities include identifying cross-marketing and public speaking opportunities and boosting social media presence with reviews, testimonials, and targeted online sharing.
Family Connection Committee
Samantha LeBlanc, Chair / Christine Beddia, Staff Contact
Create meaningful connections among USL families to deepen their school community connection by coordinating and hosting fun, social gatherings throughout the year.
Staff and Teacher Appreciation Committee
Sharon Kennelly, Chair / Tasha Tirpak, Staff Contact
Coordinate and fund acts of kindness throughout the year – such as donated meals, snacks, beverages, and birthday gifts – to show faculty and staff they are appreciated for their hard work and commitment.
Annual Fund Committee
Brian Gilhuly, Chair / Christine Beddia, Staff Contact
Volunteer liaisons conduct outreach and coordinate communications to appeal to various USL communities (parents, grandparents, former families, alumni, and local businesses) to support USL’s raised income goal.
Please reach out to Christine Beddia, Director of Development to volunteer or learn more about our Parent Committees.
Additional Volunteer Parent Opportunities
Monica Doubal and Jody Lemmon, Staff Contact
Support the bimonthly service to underserved communities by organizing donation drive, supplies, and attending occasional Saturday morning distribution.
LOTC Chaperones and Drivers
Jason Kreutner, Staff Contact
Attend one of USL’s experiential field trips, AKA Learning Outside the Classroom (LOTCs), by serving as a chaperone and/or a driver.
Tasha Tirpack, Staff Support
Enhance a USL Mentor Night by providing donated refreshments to one scheduled Friday Mentor Night and arriving early to set up, serve food, and help break down.
Tasha Tirpak, Staff Support
Support USL’s recruitment efforts by attending and bringing light refreshments to a quarterly Open House. Meet with prospective families and represent USL as a Parent Ambassador.
Special Event Support
Various, Staff Support
Support USL events by arriving early or staying late to help with necessary setup for larger events such as Graduations, Dances, World Languages Day, etc.