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50 Van Cott Avenue  |  Farmingdale, NY 11735

Phone: 516-752-6510

About the Howitt PTA

Mission statement
PTA is.........
  • A powerful voice for all children
  • A relevant resource for families and communities
  • A strong advocate for the education and well-being of every child


  • To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community and place of worship
  • To raise the standards of home life
  • To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth
  • To bring into closer relation, the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth
  • To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth, the highest advantages in physical, mental, social and spiritual education.


Welcome to Howitt Middle School PTA

Upcoming Events:

September is PTA membership month. Your $8.00 membership helps fund many great programs for the Howitt Middle School. HMS PTA Membership Form


Executive Committee

Position Name Email
President Michelle Faber
1st Vice President - Arts and Education Nancy Peteka
2nd Vice President - Ways & Means Shari Petzold
3rd Vice President - Legislation Kate Kelly
4th Vice President - Membership Daniela Elefteriadis
Corresponding Secretary Maria Kasper
Recording Secretary/Advisor & past president Kim Donohue
Treasurer Nancy Wagner
Council Delegate Stacey DeRosa
Council Delegates Marcia Avila & Christine Costanzo Marcia Avila - Christine Costanzo -

Howitt Middle School PTA Committee Chairpersons 2013-2014

Committee Chairperson Email Phone Number
Awards To Be Announced
Blood Drive To Be Announced
Book Fair Kristen Valenti 516-782-1607
Bi-laws and Grants Kate Kelly 516-557-3989
Historian Bill Moseley 516-967-8367
Newsletter Bill Moseley 516-967-8367
Pictures To Be Announced
Reflections Tinna Cottone 516-680-6796
Staff Recognition To Be Announced 516-293-5392
8th Grade T Shirts Kelly Schall 516-361-2331
8th Grade Breakfast To Be Announced
6th Grade Meet & Greet Maryellen Bellando 516-982-6292
Rewards/Box Tops Nadia Barbuto 516-509-1679

District Representatives

Committee Chairperson Email Phone Number
Blood Drive To Be Announced
Board of Education Kate Kelly and Daniela Elefteriadis Kate Kelly - Daniela Elefteriadis - 516-330-4968 Kate Kelly - 516-557-3989 Daniela Elefteriadis - 516-330-4968
Community Summit and Family Engagement Michelle Faber 516-313-9663
Michelle Faber 516-293-7642
SEPTA Michelle Faber 516-293-7642
Wellness and Youth Council To Be Announced
Shared Decision Michelle Faber and Andrea Cella Michelle Faber - Andrea Cella - Michelle Faber - 516-313-9663 Andrea Cella - 516-426-7100

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