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Former PTA president pleads guilty to forgery

Posted at 6:32 PM, Mar 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-07 21:32:32-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- The former Imperial Beach PTA president who’s accused of embezzling thousands of dollars has pleaded guilty.

Kaitlyn Birchman was supposed to have a preliminary hearing Thursday morning, but she’d already pleaded guilty to forgery of a financial institute.

She is set for sentencing on April 3.

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Birchman served as the PTA president at Imperial Beach Charter School from 2016 to 2018.

During that time, prosecutors say she stole at least $14,000 from school membership fees, book drives and holiday fairs.