Parent Association

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Parent Association


Grover Cleveland High School

Anna Maternia – President | Adriana Behri – Secretary | Jane Martnishn - Treasurer

Mrs. Martinez - Parent Coordinator (Room 129)

Tel. 718-381-9600 ext: 1311


2021 - 2022 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

Here's a full description of the Parent and Parent Teacher Associations

What is the School Leadership Team (SLT)?

  • 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.

Here is a full description School Leadership Team

Community Food Advocates, fighting poverty & hunger in New York City


On June 18, 2021, New York State announced it will begin issuing the Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) food funds for this school year (September 2020-June 2021).


All NYC public school students are automatically eligible for P-EBT, no application or registration is required. P-EBT does not affect any other benefits or public charge status.

Families will receive benefits per student as follows:

  • $82 per month that a student’s primary mode of learning was hybrid or blended

  • $132 per month that a student’s primary mode of learning was fully remote

Hold on to your P-EBT card from last year! If you cannot find your card, you can request a replacement card now by calling EBT Customer Service at 1-888-328-6399.

Here's the link to Community Food Advocates Website

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

All families with a student enrolled in a DOE school or program are eligible for this benefit, and funds will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis until the program has exhausted available funds or six months after the US Department of Health and Human services declares an end to the COVID-19 health emergency.

Families can find out if they are eligible, apply for the program, and find participating broadband providers via the website

Here you check availability.

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for those 16 and older

If you have a child who is at least 16 years old, the NYC Department of Health strongly encourages you to make a vaccination appointment for them as soon as possible by visiting the vaccine finder website. Here's the website.

Parent University classes for New York City Families

Parent University seeks to educate and empower families as partners, advocates, and lifelong educators in their student's education through free courses, resources, events, and activities.

Parent University serves all families, from early childhood through adulthood. Even if you are not a parent, we encourage you to become involved with Parent University.  With an expanding course list Parent University is ready to support you.

Here Register and enroll for a course today!

Wide school open - extra curriculum for students

Find resources to make learning at home better for everyone.

Do You Know?

  • if you changed your telephone number and/or your address you should come to the main office to update any changes

  • if you opted out of receiving phone calls you can opt back in by calling 1-800-502-7867

  • you can sign up to receive a text message and/or an e-mail when your child enters the school

  • you can check how your child is doing in every class, check attendance and communicate with teachers on PupilPath. You need a registration code to register.

  • if your child is absent 2 days in a month it is considered chronically absent.

!!! Your child should be in school every day!!!

¿Sabe Usted?

  • que si cambió su número de teléfono y / o su dirección, debe venir a la oficina principal para actualizar cualquier cambio

  • si opta por no recibir llamadas telefónicas, puede volver a ingresar llamando al 1-800-502-7867

  • puede inscribirse para recibir un mensaje de texto y / o un correo electrónico cuando su hijo/a ingrese a la escuela

  • puede verificar cómo le está yendo a su hijo/a en cada clase, verificar la asistencia y comunicarse con los maestros en PupilPath. Necesita un código de registro para registrarse. (Puedo proporcionarle la invitación)

  • si su hijo/a está ausente 2 días en un mes, se considera ausente crónicamente.

¡Su hijo/a debería estar en la escuela todos los días!

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