School Leadership Team (SLT)
Izett Thomas, Principal
Valerie Waxman, UFT Chapter Leader
Hakima Boulahrik, PA Co-President
Claudia Chacon, Title 1 PAC Chairperson
Yi An Yang Awan, Parent
Amina Ayad, Parent
Joanne Bajenaru, Parent
Christine Gibson, Parent
Noami Gress, Parent
Irene Maragas, Parent
George Dzanoucakis, UFT
Kristen Gelardi, UFT
Tea Julevic, DC 37
Norma Lugo, UFT
Maura O'Neill, UFT
Catherine Waxman, UFT
September 29, 2020
October 27, 2020
November 10, 2020
December 1, 2020
January 5, 2021
February 2, 2021
March 2, 2021
April 6, 2021
May 4, 2021
June 1, 2021
*All meetings take place via Zoom at 3:45 pm.
What is a School Leadership Team?
The School Leadership Team (SLT) is a group of people who develop educational policies for their school. They also make sure there are resources to support those policies.
Provide ongoing evaluations of a school’s educational programs and their impact on student achievement.
Play an important role in school-based decision-making
Help to make school cultures more collaborative.
Who are the SLT members?
There are three members of the school community who must be members of the SLT:
Parent Association/Parent-Teacher Association President
United Federation of Teachers Chapter Leader
The other members are elected parents and staff members. The SLT must have an equal number of parents and staff.
The exact composition of a school’s SLT is stated in the team’s bylaws.
How many people are on an SLT?
An SLT should have a minimum of 10 members, and a maximum of 17 members. The exact number of members on a school’s SLT is stated in the team’s bylaws. Regardless of the total number, the SLT must have an equal number of parents and staff members.