Board of Trustees

Board Chair
Joseph Garbarino  -

Vice Chair
Michele Krajewski  -

Thomas Conway  -

Christopher Creelman  -

Michael Grasso  -
Thomas McDade III  -

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, 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, or (215) 289-3389.

FTCES Board Meeting Agenda

Board of Directors Meeting Schedule

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Tuesday, June 21, 202