Willingness to Serve!

The 2018-2019 Spring Election Season is officially underway. Any PTA members who wishes to serve as an officer on the PTA Executive Board, or as a Parent Representative on the School Leadership Team (SLT) must submit a Willingness to Serve Form (attached) to the Nominating Committee by April 27th, 2018 deadline. Forms can be submitted via email, or in a sealed envelope clearly addressed to the Nominating Committee and dropped off at the school’s Main Office

Please keep in mind that:

  • All PTA Executive Board and three SLT Parent Representatives positions will be open during this election cycle
  • The only qualification to run for a position of the PTA Executive Board or the SLT is to be a parent/legal guardian or a student currently attending PS/IS 48 (with the exception of school employees)
  • Nominations will be announced during May 9th PTA General Meeting; and Elections will be held during June 13th PTA General Meeting
  • Elected PTA Executive Board officers will serve for a one-year term; July 1st, 2018 to June 30th, 2019
  • Elected SLT Parent Representatives will serve for a two-year term, July 1st, 2018 to June 30th, 2020
  • Candidates do not need to be present at the election meeting in order to run for any position, though it is highly recommended
  • Voting must be in person


We encourage all potential candidates to review our PS/IS 48 bylaws, as well as Chancellor’s Regulations A-660 (PA/PTA) & A -655 (SLT) to get a better understanding of the position(s) they are running for. Should you have any questions regarding the election process, please forward them to the Nominating Committee at 48.ncommittee@gmail.com

 2018 Willingness to Serve.pdf 

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Principal: Ms. O'Donnell

Middle School AP: Ms. Nuzzela

Elementary School AP: Ms DeGegorio-Gentile

Guidance Councilor: Ms. Reese

Parent Coordinator: Ms. Guthrie

School Phone Number: (718) 447-8323

Fax: (718) 815-3956

Address: 1050 Targee Street, Staten Island, NY 10304

Email: ps48pta@ps48r.org

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Help Support PS/IS 48


 Amazon Smile: Use this link every time you shop on Amazon and 0.5% of every purchase will be donated back to PS/IS 48 from the AmazonSmile Foundation. Please note: You need to login to your amazon account from the AmazonSmile link instead of logging in from the regular amazon site every time you are buying something on Amazon in our for your purchases to be eligible for this program. Use this step-by-step guide to sign up:  How to Use AmazonSmile.pdf 

Box Tops For Education: Please send in all Box Tops! Every box top is worth 10 cents. What a wonderful way to raise funds for the school and the children can help too!

Stop & Shop: Use your Stop & Shop card & link it to PS 48 to raise funds every time you shop! Simply link your card by going to their “Tools for Schools” page on their website & enter our school’s ID # 15728 & a percentage of your total will be donated back to PS 48!

Ink Cartridge Collection: We are still collecting old ink cartridges (no large cartridges please) that can be submitted for additional funding for the school.

Donate Your Time:  Sign up to volunteer at one of our events!  You may use the form provide:  Volunteer Sign-Up Form.pdf 

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