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Learning For All: A Unique Fundraiser for SLA

Learning For All: A Unique Fundraiser for SLA

We are inviting SLA’s students, parents, and alumni to share their hobbies, skills and passions for an SLA fundraising event. Our goal is to provide multiple unique classes to the community that will bring us closer together in this digital landscape during this time...

Give to Our Annual Fund: $30,000 Goal

Give to Our Annual Fund: $30,000 Goal

Fuel The Rocket is the Home and School Associations annual campaign to support the needs of our school community. This includes many aspects of our students’ school experience such as after-school programs, Students Run Philly Style, student/teacher mentoring, 9th...

Welcome to SLA: 2020-2021 School Year

Welcome to SLA: 2020-2021 School Year

Dear Science Leadership Academy Families, The SLA Home and School Association (HSA) would like to welcome you to another eventful school year! The last two years have been full of surprises, and this year is sure to bring more. But we are excited to be planning and...


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 2020-’21


President: Stephanie Reid
First Vice President: Rasheedah Morris
Second Vice President: Michelle Weld
First Treasurer: Jeff Newburger
Second Treasurer:Paulette Greenwell
Recording Secretaries: Mary Ann Duffy & Gerlinde Harb
Corresponding Secretary: Elisa Eres


Dianne LaMastra
Anna Forrester
Emily Silverman

Parent Representatives

Senior Parent: Kathryn Snyder
Junior Parent: Courtney Chobert
Sophomore Parent: Sarah Caswell
Freshman Parent: Valerie Riis


Principal: Chris Lehmann
Faculty Representative: Zoe Siswick
Alumni Parent: Elizabeth LaBan, Jane Cruice and Candi Crispin


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