Home & School Association

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Join Our Board

Join Our Board

Executive Vice President:
Step into a key role! Support and stand in for the President as needed, and prepare to take over the leadership in the 2024-2025 school year.

SLA 50/50 Raffle

SLA 50/50 Raffle

The 50/50 raffle is open and will remain open until we pull the winner on May 6th.

Science Leadership Academy American Red Cross Blood Drive

Science Leadership Academy American Red Cross Blood Drive

April 20, 2022 8:30am – 1:30pm  Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit  and enter keyword: SLAPHILLY to schedule an appointment.  For more information contact:Tara Ryans |  Christian Banchs...


The Science Leadership Academy Home and School Association is a 501(c)(3) entity committed to promoting cooperation and communication between home and school.
  • We develop community awareness around the needs of our school located at 1482 Green Street in Philadelphia.
  • We create an environment in which student and teacher needs can be supported by the community at large.
  • We ensure accountability of school and district personnel on behalf of our students.
  • We advocate for accountability and equitable educational opportunities for all children in the School District of Philadelphia.

HSA General Meetings

Our General Meetings are open to all members of the Association (faculty, staff and parents/guardians of SLA). Meetings occur once a month during the entire school year beginning in September. The general business of the Association is conducted at these meetings and include reports from officers, committee chairs and the principal as well as updates on the health and welfare of the school.

Board Members 2022-’23


President:Daphne Hawkins Parker
Second Vice President: Karima Roepel
First Treasurer: Marc Hensley
Recording Secretaries: Mary Ann Duffy
Corresponding Secretary: Erin Richburg


Rasheeda Parks , Sheth Jones , Sarah Caswell, Tamara Hollway, Monika Jost

Parent Representatives

Senior Parent: Maureen Eagen
Junior Parent: Anna Wulick
Sophomore Parent: Iwan Barankay
Freshman Parent: April Dunlap


Principal: Chris Lehmann
Faculty Representative: Zoe Siswick
Alumni Parent: Emily Silverman
Alumni Parent: Jeffrey Newburger


SLA HSA is always looking for help and support from parents and guardians. Find out how you can be an active part of this vital community. Thanks in advance.

Science Leadership Academy, Center City
1482 Green Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 400-7830