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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 $10.00 membership helps fund many great programs for the Howitt Middle School. HMS PTA Membership Form
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Please support your PTA by using this every time you shop online: and ask your donors, volunteers,
employees, and friends to bookmark this link so all their eligible shopping
will benefit PTA New York Congress 010-135 Weldon E Howitt PTA.


Executive Committee

Position Name Email
President Michelle Faber
1st Vice President - Arts and Education Eleanor Horowitz
2nd Vice President - Ways & Means Bonnie Jonak
3rd Vice President - Legislation Kate Kelly
4th Vice President - Membership Daniela Elefteriadis
Corresponding Secretary Kelly Maltese
Recording Secretary Martha Thomatos
Treasurer Nancy Wagner
Council Delegate Nancy Peteka
Council Delegates George Pieri

Howitt Middle School PTA Committee Chairpersons 2013-2014

Committee Chairperson Email Phone Number
Awards Nancy Wagner 516-554-5709
Blood Drive To Be Announced
Book Fair Kristen Valenti 516-782-1607
Bi-laws and Grants Kate Kelly 516-557-3989
Pictures Eleanor Horowitz 516-322-3992
Reflections Shivonne Cowhey 347-256-7338
Staff Appreciation Eleanor Horowitz 516-322-3992
8th Grade T Shirts Nancy Peteka 516-557-3989
6th Grade Meet & Greet Eleanor Horowitz 516-322-3992
Rewards/Box Tops Nadia Barbuto 516-509-1679
Bilaws, Grants, SEPTA Kate Kelly 516-557-3989
Community Summit, Wellness Michelle Faber 516-313-9663
Shared Decision Michelle Faber Andrea Cella Michelle Faber - Michelle Faber - 516-313-9663 Andrea Cella - 516-426-7100
Wellness & Board of Education Michelle Faber 516-313-9663
Youth Council & SEPTA Nancy Peteka 516-557-3989

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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