School Leadership Team (SLT)

The PS/IS 276 School Leadership Team (SLT) is a collaborative team that includes parents, teachers, the United Federation of Teachers Chapter Chair, the PTA President, and the School Principal serving as an advisory panel representing our school community. The SLT helps to:

  • Create structures for school-based decision making
  • Develop school-based educational policies
  • Ensure resources are aligned to implement those policies.

For more information please visit the  NYC Department of Education

Parents, teachers, and staff are welcome to attend and listen to meetings. Meetings are currently virtual over Zoom. Please email in advance of the meeting to get the Zoom link. Please let us know if you  would like to request speaking time or ask any curriculum-related questions during the meeting. .

SLT Members

Teacher/Staff Members (2020-2021)
  • Jessica Abraham - 5th Grade Math
  • Audra Benjamin - Middle School Math
  • Melanie Pavlovich - 2nd Grade
  • Erika Richardson - Middle School Science
  • Terri Ruyter - Principal 
  • Natalie Skeels - UFT Chapter Chair, Middle School Social Studies

 Parent Members (2020-2021)

  • Jeannine Kiely - PTA Co-President
  • Inshirah Duwors (2020-2022 term)
  • Tara Walpert Levy (2020-2022 term)
  • Preeti Priya (2019-2021 term)
  • Matt Schneider (2019-2021 term)
  • Marion Viray (elected to complete 2019-2021 term)