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Recent Q300 PTA announcements

Below are recent announcements about the Q300 PTA.

2019-2020 PTA Board and SLT: Call for Candidates

Q300 PTA PTA Board SLT Elections Notice 2019
Notice of General Membership Meeting, PTA Board and SLT Expedited Elections, and Call for Candidates

The PTA will hold its General Membership Meeting on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 6:30pm in the upper division campus auditorium at 31-51 21st Street, Long Island City, NY 11106. The agenda will include the election of all Board positions of the PTA and of one (1) parent position of the School Leadership Team (“SLT”).

Call For PTA Board And SLT Parent Member Candidates
A. The PTA calls for candidates to fill positions on the PTA Board
B. The SLT calls for candidates to fill 1 parent member SLT positions

If you are interested in running for any Board positions or for the SLT parent member positions, please contact the Nominations Committee at nominations@q300pla.org, by May 10, 2019. Please note that nominations will also be taken from the floor during the meeting.

For more information, please read the official call for candidates document in your child's backpack or e-mail.

[Edit on Wednesday, May 1, 2019]
Below is the information about the open positions for 2019-2020.

PTA Board. All board positions are open. The only qualification for all positions is that the candidate be a current parent or guardian of a child in the school.

  • President (up to 2 positions)
  • Executive Vice President (VP) (1 position only)
  • Secretary (up to 2 positions)
  • Treasurer (up to 2 positions)
  • VP-Membership (up to 2 positions)
  • VP-Fundraising (up to 2 positions)
  • VP-Communications (up to 2 positions)
  • VP-Community Affairs (up to 2 positions)
  • VP, Lower Division (1 position elected in the May/June meeting, 1 more in September to allow for new parents to run)
  • VP, Upper Division (1 position elected in the May/June meeting, 1 more in September to allow for new parents to run)

SLT Parent Members. One SLT Parent Position is open. As per bylaws, at least one member of the SLT must be a middle school parent or guardian and at least one must be an elementary parent or guardian. The three incumbent members represent both divisions, so we it is open to any division parent or guardian to run. The only qualification for the position is that the candidate be a current parent or guardian of a child in the school.

If you are interested in running for any positions, please email the Nominations Committee (nominations@q300pta.org) by May 10, 2019, with your name and position. You may also submit a brief bio. A list of candidates and bios will be compiled and circulated.

Volunteers for the Elections Committee 2019-2020

NominationLogoWe are looking for volunteers to serve on the Elections Committee to help identify next year's parent leadership at Q300 and administer the election of the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) board members and School Leadership Team (SLT) parent member. The election will be held at the PTA general membership meeting on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at the upper division campus.

The Committee's responsibilities include canvassing the community for eligible candidates, preparing materials related to the election (including bios, notices, and ballots) and running the election. We need 3 to 5 Committee members. Committee members must be a parent. Please note that a person who is running for office or is employed at Q300 are not eligible to serve on the Nominations Committee.

Please email me at davidw@q300pta.org if you are interested in serving on the Nominations Committee.

New York City School Survey 2019


Please fill out the school survey! You can do so online by looking up your survey code with your child's name, birthday and school. This is an important opportunity to share your thoughts on the school. It's an opportunity to share our glows and grows of the school.

Our goal of Q300 is to achieve a 100% parent participation rate. The more surveys completed, the more data we will have to continue improving our school. If you need assistance, please contact Jenny Lando, parent coordinator, for more information or assistance.

The survey is due on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

[Edit on Tuesday, April 2, 2019]
The survey deadline has been extended to Thursday, April 11, 2019.

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