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What is a Parent/Teacher Association (PTA)?

A Parent/Teacher Association (PTA) is an organization that brings together parents, teachers, and school staff to collaborate in supporting your child’s academic growth. As a parent, you play a crucial role in this partnership.

What We Do:

  1. Provide Information: We keep parents informed about school activities, policies, and important updates.
  2. Advocate for You: We voice your concerns and suggestions to the school administration, ensuring that your perspectives are heard.
  3. Host Workshops and Family Events: We organize workshops and family-friendly events to enhance your parenting skills and create a sense of community.
  4. Scholarships: Through your generous monetary donations, we fund student scholarships, helping deserving students achieve their educational goals.

How You Can Get Involved:

  1. Attend PTA Meetings: Join us at PTA meetings to stay informed and contribute your ideas.
  2. Participate in Parent Workshops: Attend workshops designed to empower you as a parent.
  3. Volunteer: Your time and skills are invaluable. Volunteer for school events and initiatives.
  4. Donate: Financial contributions, no matter how small, make a significant impact.

We eagerly anticipate working together for a productive school year!

Remember: Informed + Involved Parents = Student Success! 🌟



What is the School Leadership Team (SLT)?

The School Leadership Team (SLT) is a collaborative group of individuals who work together to shape our school’s educational direction. This team includes the principal, the PA/PTA president, the UFT chapter leader, and elected parents and staff members. Sometimes, students and community representatives are also part of the SLT.

What Does the SLT Do?

  1. Policy Development: The SLT helps create educational policies and goals for our school.
  2. Monthly Meetings: The team meets monthly to discuss and evaluate school programs, budget, and overall culture.
  3. Comprehensive Educational Plan (CEP): The SLT develops and updates our school’s CEP, which outlines our vision, mission, and priorities for student achievement.
  4. Feedback and Advocacy: The SLT provides valuable feedback to the principal and district superintendent, ensuring that our school’s needs are addressed.