NOTICE OF SPRING ELECTION MEETING
Date of Notification: Friday, April 8, 2022
Meeting Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022
Time: 6:30 PM (ET)
Location: Virtual Meeting
Web conferencing link and voting instructions will be provided closer to the meeting date.
Qualifications: Candidates must be a parent or guardian of a student registered and attending Brooklyn Technical High School. For other qualifications, refer to Bylaws.
Nominations: Nominations of candidates will be accepted now through to May 13, 2022 at 11:59 PM by signing up here. No nominations will be taken from the floor at the Spring Election Meeting. Co-officers must run together as a slate in order to serve together.
Term: The Parent Association (PA) term of office shall be no more than twelve (12) months beginning July 1 and ending June 30 of the following year.
Voting: The qualification for voting is that you must be a parent or guardian of a current Brooklyn Technical High School student. Each parent or guardian is entitled to one vote.
Available Parent Association (PA)Positions:
The PA positions available appear below. Candidates cannot run for more than one PA position, but can run for one PA position and one SLT position at the same time.
1. President or Co-Presidents - up to 2 seats
2. Recording Secretary or Co-Recording Secretaries - up to 2 seats
3. Corresponding Secretary or Co-Corresponding Secretaries - up to 2 seats
4. Treasurer - 1 seat
5. Assistant Treasurer - 1 seat
6. Vice President or Co-VPs of Fundraising - up to 2 seats
7. Vice President or Co-VPs of Communications - up to 2 seats
8. Vice President or Co-VPs of Events and Volunteers - up to 2 seats
9. Vice President or Co-VPs of Diversity and Community Engagement - up to 2 seats
10. Senior Vice President or Co-VPs - up to 2 seats
11. Junior Vice President or Co-VPs - up to 2 seats
12. Sophomore Vice President or Co-VPs - up to 2 seats
Available School Leadership Team (SLT) Positions:
There are up to 5 seats available on the SLT. The SLT positions are not PA Executive Board positions. The SLT term of office shall be no more than two (2) years beginning July 1.
SLT Bylaws and more info can be found here.
1. School Leadership Team Parent Representatives - Up to 5 seats
通知日期：2022 年 4 月 8 日，星期五
会议日期：2022 年 5 月 19 日，星期四
提名： 候选人的提名将从现在开始至 2022 年 5 月 13 日晚上 11:59 截止，请在此处注册报名。在选举会议上不接受现场提名。竞选联合席位的两名候选人必须联手一起竞选。
任期：从 7 月 1 日开始，到次年6 月 30 日结束，任期不得超过十二 (12) 个月。
PA空缺职位如下。候选人不能竞选多个 PA 职位，但可以同时竞选 一个PA 职位和一个 SLT 职位。
主席或联合主席 - 最多 2 个席位
记录秘书或联合秘书 - 最多 2 个席位
通讯秘书或联合秘书 - 最多2个席位
财务 - 1 个席位
助理财务 - 1 个席位
筹款副主席或联合副主席 - 最多 2 个席位
通讯副主席或联合副主席 - 最多 2 个席位
活动和志愿者副主席或联合副主席 - 最多 2 个席位
多元化和社区参与副主席或联合副主席 - 最多 2 个席位
12年级副主席或联合副主席 - 最多 2 个席位
11年级副主席或联合副主席 - 最多 2 个席位
10年级副主席或联合副主席 - 最多 2 个席位
SLT 有5个空缺席位。SLT职位不是PA执行委员会职位。任期为两年，从 7 月 1 日开始。SLT章程和更多信息可以在此获取。
学校领导小组家长代表 - 最多 5 个席位
If you have any questions, please email the PA: firstname.lastname@example.org
Board members are expected to attend monthly PA Executive Board meetings. All Executive Board members are also expected to participate on a committee and volunteer for school based events.
All Executive Board positions are one-year terms. SLT positions are two-year terms.
Summary descriptions of each position are below. See full descriptions here.
Preside over meetings
Represent the Executive Board
Meet regularly with Principal and AP of Parent Engagement
Coordinate just about everything the PA does
Encourage other Executive Board members to take on responsibilities
This position requires a significant time commitment, probably 10+ hours per week, and strong leadership skills.
Recording Secretary / Co-Recording Secretaries
Takes minutes of meetings
Maintains PA records
Requires attendance at all meetings, strong organizational skills
Accountant and bookkeeper for the PA. Tracks incomes and expenditures
Must be extremely detail-oriented
Time commitment of several hours per week
Very helpful to have an accounting background
Assists the Treasurer. Good training to be a future Treasurer
Corresponding Secretary / Co-Corresponding Secretaries
Reviews, maintains, and responds to all correspondence addressed to the PA
Vice President or Co-Vice Presidents of Communications
Write the weekly TechTalk email for Sunday delivery to Tech Families
Manage the PA website and other social media accounts.
Significant time commitment as PA events are communicated throughout the month; 10+ hours/ month; weekends
Vice President or Co-Vice Presidents of Fundraising
Plan and manage fundraising activities, such as the auction and gala
Requires a significant time commitment in the weeks or months proceeding the events
Vice President or Co-Vice Presidents of Events and Volunteers
Organize events such as the parent workshops, teacher appreciation activities, orientation nights and college fairs
Lead point person for other parent volunteers
Requires a significant time commitment for several weekends and evenings in preparation to events
Vice President or Co-Vice Presidents of Diversity and Community Engagement
Promote understanding and inclusiveness in our very diverse community.
Organize events such as Dinner and a Movie Night, the Lunar New Year Celebration and the Social Justice/ Racial Equity Book Study Club
Come up with new events or projects to make our community more welcoming.
Senior Vice President, Junior Vice President, Sophomore Vice Presidents, 9th Grade (Freshman) Representatives at Large
Represent the interests of parents of specific grades
Pitch in here and there, this and that, as needed
Most flexible time commitment
School Leadership Team Parent Representatives (not a PA Executive Board position)
Evaluate and assess the school's educational policies and outcomes
Attend monthly meeting