December 18, 2019

School Leadership Team Meeting Minutes

Queens Technical High School
37-02 47th Avenue Long Island City, NY 11101 718-937-3010
Minutes for the SLT Meeting
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
4:30-6:30 in Library (Room 455)

4:30 – Welcome and attendance sign in

4:35 – Ms. Ocampo handed out the Agenda and the School Quality Snapshot to each of the attendants.

5:00 – Ms. Burg began to discuss the state of the school in the 2018-2019 school year based on the School Quality Snapshot and how there was a significant improvement with the school’s performance. Ms. Burg was pleased with the comments stated by the Superintendent about the school. Although the Superintendent was not pleased with everything, she made positive comments overall. The Superintendent left the school content with the school’s progress.

5:30 – Ms. Burg discussed the classes the Superintendent visited. The following classes were visited: two Science Labs, four Math classes, one English class, one AP class, one History class and one English Learning Language class

5:40 – Ms. Burg began to speak about the upcoming Regents Exams

6:00 – All of the attendants signed the SLT Bylaws

6:10 – Teacher Concerns: Anna Karabelas mentioned that many teachers were talking about getting their students help to fill out college applications
Parent Concerns: Were given to Ms. Ocampo; A mother expressed concern about not getting assistance when needed from the school counselors
Student Concerns: Said by Israa Maarouf, Rimakshi Roy and Noor Aayla; The students asked about the problem with the photos for the yearbook and were wondering when the gymnasium is going to be completed

6:30 – Caroline Garcia, from Sunnyside Community Services, was present as an observer

Attendees
Melissa Burg, Lisseth Salas-Ocampo, Anna Karabelas,
Vivian Colon, Noor Aayla, Israa Maarouf, Rimakshi Roy, Caroline Garcia

Next Meeting: Wednesday, January 15, 2020