What is the School Leadership Team?
The School Leadership Team (SLT) is a group of people who develop educational policies for the 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.
- Are responsible for developing a school’s Comprehensive Educational Plan (CEP). See the iPlan portal to view CEP
- Play an important role in school-based decision-making
- Help to make school cultures more collaborative.
Who are the SLT members?
SLT must include the Principal, PA President and 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.
How do I give my concerns to the SLT?
You can seek out a parent representative on the SLT to voice your concerns. The SLT does not discuss individuals at their meetings. The SLT discusses the broader issues of the educational programs at P.S. 144Q and any concerns associated with the CEP.
You may contact the SLT at email@example.com
Where can I find SLT meeting minutes?
Minutes are public documents that you can access here
How do I join my school’s SLT?
Parent members of an SLT are nominated by the school’s PA/PTA.
Relevant Legislation: "Under State Education Law, Section 2590, all New York City public schools are required to establish School Leadership Teams. SLTs must comply with the current Chancellor’s Regulation A–655
All SLT meetings are open and non-SLT members are welcome. However, non-SLT visitors must be silent attendees as comments and questions will not be taken during the meeting.