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Hyde Park, NY 12538
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Benefit Trust Information is now Online!

Your Benefit Trust officers have been working hard to make your access to this important information a little easier. Just click on the link to the left to go to Benefit Trust!

Click on the picture below for more!

Road Cleanup

Tammy Kelly and Michael Stephen were part of a larger contingent of teachers taking part in the St. Andrew's Road cleanup October 18, 2012!

Hyde Park Teachers Pitch In for a Cleaner Hyde Park

Roadside litter can cost untold dollars annually to control. Often, it is impossible to keep up with the trash that thoughtless people have dumped on us. Several years ago, the HPTA adopted St. Andrews Road in Hyde Park. We have received many compliments from the community on behalf of this effort. We need your help! When it is your school's month to clean - join your colleagues in this light physical activity that (believe it or not) is actually a little fun. If you have never tried it - consider getting some friends together and volunteer this year!

Some of the benefits for the HPTA include:

•Gain recognition from thousands of community members driving by our sign every day.
•Benefit from a favorable image in the local community.
•Leave an everlasting, positive impression on the environment and the community.


Several students from Mr. Daniels' Class were among those that donated coats for this year's Coat Drive.

HPTA Coat Drive Underway

The annual HPTA Coat Drive, in conjunction with Guardian Storage who collects for Dutchess Outreach, is a worthwhile cause. Please consider sending in any outgrown coats to your school's collection box. Together we can help keep others warm this winter!


NYSUT Honors HPTA for VOTE/COPE Contributions!

Every year, HPTA members generously donate to the VOTE/COPE campaign! NYSUT has recognized our local for its high percentage of donating members.


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HPTA Executive Council 2012 - 2013

Building Representatives
Union Representatives

Marybeth Scattergood

First Vice President
Helene Bozlinski

Co-Second Vice President
Betty Chasan
Maryann Williams

Felicia Olson

Jamie Conway

Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School
Chief: Maryann Mullen
Glen Burger
Joanne Dederer

Erin Mrazek
Gina Saraceno

Haviland Middle School
Chief: Susan Beaudry
Jeff Dropauer
Linda Fasolino
Doreen Boone-Pitcher

Netherwood Elementary School
Co-Building Rep. Joan Miller
Co-Building Rep. Candy Walsh

North Park Elementary School
Co-Building Rep. Joan Magnuson
Co-Building Rep. Margaret Robelee

Ralph R. Smith Elementary School
Co-Building Rep. Sara Kovacevic
Co-Building Rep.
MaryEllen Turletes

Violet Avenue Elementary School
Co-Building Rep. Tim Daniels
Co-Building Rep. Rick Sutton

NYSUT / AFT Delegates
Chief: Adam Deans, (2015)
Maryann Mullen, Alternate
Mary Beth Scattergood, (2015)
Margaret Robelee, Alternate
Jennifer Morris, (2016)
Joanne Dederer, Alternate
Jeff Dropauer, (2015)
Dan Hassoun, Alternate

NYSUT Committee of 100 Delegate

NYSTRS Delegates
Linda Boughton
Paige Kelly

Public Relations Coordinator
Tim Daniels

Committee of 100
Linda Fasolino

New Member Coordinator

Benefit Trust Committee
Chairperson: Dave Grover
Kim Peralta
Ruth Sprague
Michael Stephan

Norma McDonald

Sick Leave Bank Committee
Helene Bozlinski
Felicia Olson
Sue Cerulli

Ad Hoc Committees
Elections: Candy Walsh
Scholarship: Maryann Mullen, (Chair), Andrea Ceonzo, Larena Fox, Felicia Olson, Jessica Nicosia
Beginnings & Endings: Linda Boughton
Professional Development: Helene Bozlinski, Marybeth Scattergood, Felicia Olson, Adam Deans, Jennifer Morris, Maryann Mullen, & Jamie Conway

VOTE / COPE Coordinator
Felicia Olson

Website Designer / Computer Coordinator
Robert Knox

HPTA Calendar of Events 2013 - 2014

August 28, 2013
Executive Council Meeting
September 12, 2013 Executive Council Meeting
September 25, 2013 Executive Council Meeting
September 28, 2013 Executive Council Meeting
October 10, 2013 Executive Council Meeting
October 23, 2013 Executive Council Meeting
November 14, 2013 Executive Council Meeting
December 12, 2013 Executive Council Meeting
January 9, 2014 Executive Council Meeting
January 22, 2014 Executive Council Meeting
February 6, 2014 Executive Council Meeting
February 19, 2014 Executive Council Meeting
March 6, 2014 Executive Council Meeting
March 19, 2014 Executive Council Meeting
April 3, 2014 Executive Council Meeting
April 23, 2014 Executive Council Meeting
April 26, 2014 Saturday - Road Clean-Up
May 8, 2014 Executive Council Meeting
May 20, 2014 Budget Vote / Ice Cream Social / Book Sale
May 21, 2014 Scholarship Dinner
June 5, 2014 Executive Council Meeting
June 6, 2014 Beginnings & Endings