Parent Association 

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Parent Association 


Grover Cleveland High School 

Michelle Prezzy– President   |   Jennifer Cruz  – Secretary  |   Antonella Natale - Treasurer 

Mrs. Martinez - Parent Coordinator (Room 129)  

Tel. 718-381-9600 ext: 1311 


September 2023

Hello Grover Cleveland High School Families,

My name is Lydia Martinez I am the Parent Coordinator at Grover Cleveland High School. As your Parent Coordinator I support the vision and goals our Principal has for our students and families. One of our goals for the 2023-2024 school year is to increase parent involvement. There are many ways parents can be involved:

You can participate in the Parents’ Association

Attend information sessions and meetings

Create your NYC Schools Account to see your child’s academic and biographic information.

I encourage you to visit our school website often to get updates. It is very important that you are informed and remain involved. You are a valuable member of our school team and we need your support in order to help your child succeed this year. I need your assistance in identifying topics that are of interest to you, any suggestions are welcome!

I look forward to working with you this 2023-2024 school year. If you are interested in a position on the Title 1 Committee or the School Leadership Team do not hesitate in reaching out to me. I can be reached by phone at 718- 381- 9600 Ext. 1311, Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm and by email at or

Septiembre 2023

Hola familias de la escuela secundaria Grover Cleveland,

Mi nombre es Lydia Martinez, soy la Coordinadora de Padres en la escuela secundaria Grover Cleveland. Como su Coordinador de Padres, apoyo la visión y las metas que nuestro Director tiene para nuestros estudiantes y familias. Uno de nuestros objetivos para el año escolar 2023-2024 es aumentar la participación de los padres. Hay muchas maneras en que los padres pueden participar:

Puedes participar en la Asociación de Padres, el Equipo de Liderazgo Escolar o el Comité de Título 1.

 Asistir a sesiones informativas y reunions.

Cree su cuenta de NYC Schools (NYCSA). Es otra plataforma para ver la información académica y biográfica de su hijo.

Te animo a que visites el sitio web de nuestra escuela con frecuencia para obtener actualizaciones. Es muy importante que esté informado y permanezca involucrado. Usted es un miembro valioso de nuestro equipo escolar y necesitamos su apoyo para ayudar a su hijo a tener éxito este año. Necesito su ayuda para identificar temas que sean de su interés.

¡cualquier sugerencia es bienvenida!

Espero trabajar con ustedes este año escolar 2023-2024. Me pueden contactar por teléfono al 718- 381- 9600 Ext. 1311, de lunes a viernes de 8:00 am a 3:00 pm y por correo electrónico a o

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Parent Association Executive Board Members

Roles and Responsibilities 

PA/PTA President or Co-Presidents 

• conducts and chairs all PA/PTA meetings 

• builds consensus through parliamentary procedures 

• coordinates the work of the Executive Board officers and committees of the association 

• signs PA/PTA checks 

• is the primary representative to the appropriate Presidents’ Council 

• serves as a mandatory member of the School Leadership Team

 • plans agendas for general membership meetings with Executive Board officers 

• encourages parent involvement and member participation • appoints chairpersons of PA/PTA committees (fund-raising, hospitality, etc.) 

• assists with the June transfer of all PA/PTA records to the incoming Executive Board

PA/PTA Treasurer 

• keeps a record of all income received by the PA/PTA 

• keeps a record of all PA/PTA expenses 

• provides a written Treasurer’s report at each PA/PTA meeting 

• contributes to the development of the PA/PTA proposed budget 

• prepares the January Interim PA Financial Report, June Annual PA Financial Report and all other monthly reports (i.e., fundraising activity reports, monthly Treasurer reports) 

• deposits money in the PA/PTA checking account • signs PA/PTA checks • assists with the June transfer of PA/PTA financial records

PA/PTA Recording Secretary 

• records motions, votes, decisions, financial activity, reports and discussion at all association meetings (minutes) 

• shares minutes at each general membership meeting for review and adoption by the membership 

• ensures that PA/PTA records are available to the general members upon request and reasonable notice 

• prepares responses to all incoming correspondence 

• maintains an accurate file of all incoming and outgoing correspondence 

• prepares all meeting notices and agendas for distribution at association meetings 

• receives all of the association’s mail and directs mail to the appropriate Executive Board officer

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What is the School Leadership Team (SLT)?

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