Home & School Association

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Educon 2023

Educon 2023    EduCon returns February 2-5, 2023 and your support makes the difference!  What is EduCon? It's a conference of conversations for educators about the now and the next for teaching and learning. Educators from in and around Philadelphia, the U.S,....



SLA LOGO DESIGN COMPETITON Design SLA’s logo for hoodies, sweats, T-shirts, etc. The competition is open to all grades. Be ambitious, innovative, and bold…remember we are the ROCKETS! Consider what SLA stands for. For example, it’s innovation and progressive...

November SLA HSA Meeting

November SLA HSA Meeting

The November SLA HSA meeting will be on ZOOM. Please be sure to register in advance. This meeting will take place on Wednesday November 16th at 5:30 p.m. to 6:30. We look forward to seeing everyone!


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