Register NOW for PTA Virtual General Election

WHEN: TUESDAY OCTOBER 27TH 5:30 – 7:30 PM

WHERE: VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING LINK PROVIDED UPON REGISTRATION

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? PARENTS, GUARDIANS OF P.S. 307 STUDENTS, TEACHERS, AND PARA-PROFESSIONALS.

ELECTION IS ON OCTOBER 27TH SO REGISTER EARLY!
CLICK TO REGISTER AND PARTICIPATE IN ZOOM ELECTION
Parents and Guardians, please have your child’s student ID ready for voting eligibility.

Current 2019 -2020 PTA Officers:

  • PTA President – Faraji Hannah-Jones
  • Vice-President – Vacant
  • Secretary – Jen Pariseau
  • Treasurer – Ebony Richardson
  • Financial Secretary – Marvin Williams
  • Corresponding Secretary – Ryan Porter
  • School Historian – Kadesha Bremby

HOW TO RUN: All nominations will be taken from the floor at the virtual election meeting.  The only qualification for all offices (list and description below) is that the candidate is a parent of a child currently enrolled at P.S. 307.

HOW TO VOTE: Please register here and fill out the information. Your child’s Student ID (On report cards and provided for new parents to look up their child’s teacher at the beginning of the year) will be your ticket to vote, ensuring that only parents with children currently enrolled at the school are participating.  If you do not have this number, please email the Assistant Principal, Zeau Parker at zparker@ps307.org This is not information we have the capacity or authority to provide.

WHAT PTA POSITIONS ARE OPEN AND DESCRIPTION?

MANDATORY – TO BE FILLED IN ORDER TO HAVE PTA

President – The duties of the president include but are not limited to, presiding at all meetings of the Association and appointing Association committee chairpersons with the approval of the executive board.  The President must also attend all regular meetings of the presidents’ council and is a mandatory member of the School Leadership Team (SLT).  The President plans the agendas for the general membership and delegates responsibility to members of the Association as needed.

Recording Secretary – The primary duties of the secretary are to record minutes at all Association meetings and read prior meeting minutes.  The secretary prepares notices, agendas, sign-in sheets minutes, and other materials needed for distribution at general membership meetings.  The secretary must maintain Association records on school premises, incorporating all amendments into the bylaws and ensure that signed copies of the latest bylaws are on file in the principal’s office.  The secretary may be responsible for reviewing, maintaining, and responding to all correspondence addressed to the Association.

Treasurer – The Treasurer is responsible for all financial affairs and funds of the association and must maintain (on school premises) and update records of all income and expenditures of the Association. The secretary is one of the signatories on checks and must adhere to and implement all financial procedures established by the Association and further outlined in the Regulation of the Chancellor’s A-660 report.  For each general membership and executive board meeting, the treasurer will prepare and present a written report of all transactions with opening and closing balances for each period.  The treasurer prepares the Associations interim and annual financial reports and makes available all books and financial records for viewing by members upon request and for audit.  The treasurer must also attend the Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) or NYC DOE related agency professional development seminars relating to financial affairs.

NON-MANDATORY

Vice President – The vice president shall assist the president and assume the president’s duties in their absence or upon request.  The vice president is also responsible for fostering relationships with District 13 and the CEC, attending relevant meetings, and developing and nurturing relationships with local, state, and federal legislators.  The vice president oversees the maintenance and upkeep of the PS 307 PTA Google drive account.

Financial Secretary – The financial secretary assists the treasurer in all matters of financial management of the association, including banking, expense report processing, petty cash, fundraiser money count, and fundraising reports to be filed with the principal.  The financial secretary may present financial reports to the executive board and general membership.

Corresponding Secretary – The correspondent secretary’s duties are to assist the recording secretary and shall assume duties in their absence or upon request.  Other responsibilities include working with the parent coordinator to communicate with the parent body via newsletters, messaging through constant contact, and any updated communication through the school’s website.

School Historian – The school historian must be an alumnus of PS 307 and currently have a child at PS 307.  Their primary function is to inform/advise the executive board of events of the past that could continue.  They may present at general membership meetings and observe quarterly meetings with the executive board and principal.  

All mandatory and non-mandatory executive officers must assist with the June transfer of association records to the incoming executive board.  

TERMS LIMITS:

Term limits for each officer position of the Association shall be three (3) consecutive one-year terms.  A candidate who has served the maximum number of terms may only be elected to serve an additional term if no other interested candidate is nominated and willing to serve.

ADDITIONAL ELECTED POSITIONS: 

SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TEAM (SLT) PARENT REPRESENTATIVES – Parent representation on the School Leadership Team (SLT) is vital to ensure that parents are included in the development of the School’s Comprehensive Educational Plan (CEP) and that the needs and priorities of the school are reflected in the goals of the PA/PTA. The parent members of the PA/PTA must elect the parent representatives (2 OR 3?) to the SLT.

Parent representation on the School Leadership Team (SLT) is vital to ensure that parents are included in the development of the School’s Comprehensive Educational Plan (CEP) and that the needs and priorities of the school are reflected in the goals of the PA/PTA. The parent members of the PA/PTA must elect the parent representatives (2 OR 3?) to the SLT.

 
 
 

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