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Board of Trustees

Board Chair
Joseph Garbarino  -  [email protected]

Vice Chair
Michele Krajewski  -  [email protected]

Thomas Conway  -  [email protected]

Christopher Creelman  -  [email protected]


Michael Grasso  -  [email protected]
Thomas McDade III  -
Eugene McAleer - [email protected]

Request to Appear Before the Board

Anyone wishing to appear before the Board must submit a written request at least three (3) working days prior to the scheduled meeting. The written request can be submitted by e-mailing the Board at ftces[email protected], hand delivering the request to front office of the school or by US mail addressed to the Board of Directors, Franklin Towne Charter Elementary School, 4259 Richmond Street, Philadelphia, PA 19137. The request must be received by the Board at least three (3) working days prior to the meeting you desire to make your presentation.

The request must include the following:

  • The speaker's name who desires to address the Board
  • What if any group or persons the speaker represents concerning this matter
  • What if any relation the speaker or represented group has with FTCES
  • The topic or matter the speaker will address
  • A complete copy of the speech

If your request does not include all the necessary information the request will be denied. If your matter appears on the agenda, you must be present and ready to make your presentation when the matter is called by the Board Chairperson. If you fail to answer when called, the matter will not be rescheduled. If you cannot make your presentation, no one can make the presentation on your behalf. However, if you advise the Chairperson in advance of the meeting, you can resubmit your request for another meeting.

All questions should be directed via email to [email protected] or (215) 289-3389.

Board of Directors Meeting Schedule

Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Wednesday, August 30, 2023 (Emergency Meeting)
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Wednesday, October 25, 2023 (Emergency Meeting)
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Tuesday, June 11, 2024