The School Leadership Team (SLT)

A decision-making team that focuses

on the issues and policies affecting our community

From the DOE website: "School Leadership Teams (SLTs) are vehicles for developing school-based educational policies, and ensuring that resources are aligned to implement those policies. SLTs assist in the evaluation and assessment of a school's educational programs and their effects on student achievement."

Archive of Minutes attached at bottom of this page.

Members for 2021-2022

Shannon Reddish (Parent/SLT Co-Chair))

Thuan Le (Teacher/SLT Co-Chair)

Claudia de Luna Castro (Principal)

Sally Chin (Parent)

Gunnar Hammerschmidt (Parent)

Vanessa Keller (Secretary)

Jia Lee (UFT Leader)

Emily Lewis (Teacher)

Elise Vogel (Parent/ESPA Co-President)

Roles within SLT

  • Co-Chairs: collects agenda items; creates agendas, facilitates meetings

  • Co-Secretaries: takes minutes, submits to SLT members for approval; published notes on website

Sub-Committees (as needed)

  • Hiring Committee: attends the interviews and demo lessons of prospective teachers, typically most active end of April - March

  • Quality Review: meets with Abbe to discuss and plan for DOE review

  • Annual Town Meeting

2021-2022 Meeting Dates

All meetings are on Wednesday, from 4:15-5:45 p.m. via Google Meet. Meeting Minutes are attached at the bottom of this page.


December 8


January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8

May 14, June 11