South Orangetown Middle School

Building Level Team (BLT)

Each school has a Building Level Team. Discussion items are chosen by each team, and include topics referred by the District Level Team. Recommendations are advisory and made by consensus.

Each BLT is comprised of: 1 parent per grade level + 1 parent at large; 1 teacher per grade level + 1 teacher at large; 1 administrator; 1 student (where appropriate); and, other members as needed and as appropriate. Parent BLT members must have child enrolled in the building they represent. Members can represent any grade level, in any combination. Parent and community member volunteers are nominated through PTA. Teacher committee members are selected by EASO.

Individual BLTs have the flexibility of determining the frequency and duration of meetings based on building needs. A quorum of at least 50% of the BLT membership with representation from each of the three constituent groups–administrators, teachers and parents–is required for each meeting.

For BLT meeting dates, please check the SOMS Google Calendar.


Dr. Chad Corey, Principal
Mr. Joe Onativia, Assistant Principal
Ms. Dawn Bongiovanni, Teacher
Ms. Debra DiTuri, Teacher
Ms. Kelly Froio, Teacher
Mr. Michael Ryan, Student Support & Special Education Co-Team Leader
Ms. Mary Ann Wood, Teacher
Ms. Amy Covino, Parent (Grade 7)
Ms. Karen Massaro, Parent (Grade 6)
Ms. Margaret Nelson, Parent (Grade 8)
Ms. Alicia Dunn, Parent-At-Large
Ms. Sharyn Rubino, Parent-At-Large
Ms. Gloria Bidmead, SOMS PTA President


Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view materials posted below in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) and may be downloaded free from the Adobe website. Unable to access the forms or looking for last year’s minutes? Please call Ms. Marisa Nadler at (845) 680-1103 for assistance.

October 30, 2019
September 25, 2019
November 20, 2019

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