Board of Trustees

Board Chair
Joseph Garbarino  -

Vice Chair
Michele Krajewski  -

Thomas Conway  -

Christopher Creelman  -

Michael Grasso  -
Thomas McDade III  -
Eugene McAleer - [email protected]
Kari Smith - [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 09, 2024 
Tuesday, August 13, 2024 
Tuesday, September 10, 2024
Tuesday, October 08, 2024
Tuesday, November 12, 2024
Tuesday, December 10, 2024
Tuesday, January 14, 2025
Tuesday, February 11, 2025
Tuesday, March 11, 2025
Tuesday, April 08, 2025
Tuesday, May 13, 2025
Tuesday, June 10, 2025


Board of Directors Meeting Agenda 

Approved Meeting Minutes for the 2023 - 2024 School Year 
(Amended 01_09_24) FTCES General Board Meeting Minutes_04-18-23.pdf
FTCES Board Meeting Minutes - 07_11_2023.pdf
FTCES Board Meeting Minutes - 08_08_2023.pdf
FTCES General Board Meeting Minutes_08-30-23.pdf
FTCES Board Meeting Minutes - 09_12_2023.pdf
FTCES General Board Meeting Minutes_10-10-23_SIGNED.pdf
FTCES Emergency Board Meeting Minutes - 10_25_23.pdf
FTCES General Board Meeting Minutes_11-14-23.pdf
FTCES Emergency Board Meeting Minutes_11-27-23.pdf
FTCES Board Meeting Minutes - 12_12_2023.pdf
FTCES Board Meeting Minutes_01-09-24.pdf
FTCES Board Meeting Minutes 02_13_24.pdf
FTCES Emergency Board Meeting Minutes_02-29-2024.pdf
FTCES Board Meeting Minutes - 03-12-24.pdf
FTCES Board Meeting Minutes 03-18-24.pdf
FTCES Board Meeting Minutes - 04-09-24.pdf
FTCES Board Meeting Minutes - 05-14-24.pdf