The mission of the Special Music School PTA is to create a warm and welcoming community for all students and families while providing essential support for the school and its faculty. We accomplish these goals through a roster of engaging events, monthly meetings and fundraising initiatives. All parents and guardians of SMS students and all SMS teachers are automatically members of the PTA.



Presidents: Chaunice Baltitas Chapman (LS) and Jen Laing (HS)

Secretary: Carissa Rountree and JaEun Claire Sable

Recording Secretary: Leah Hollingsworth

Treasurers: Lauren Flowers, Christa Somers and George Han

VP, Communications: Elizabeth Brimberg and Mike Baltitas

Members at Large: Abby Zeichner


PTA MEETING SCHEDULE (updates as of 1/18/2023)

September 21, 6-7pm on Zoom

October 12, 6-7pm on Zoom

November  8:45-9:45am, Hybrid- @Kaufman Music Center 2nd Floor and on Zoom

December 16, 6-7pm

January 18, 8:45-9:45am, Hybrid- @Kaufman Music Center 2nd Floor and on Zoom

February 8 6-7pm

March 8,  8:45-9:45am, Hybrid- @Kaufman Music Center 2nd Floor and on Zoom

April 20, 6-7pm

May 24, 8:45-9:45am, Hybrid- @Kaufman Music Center 2nd Floor and on Zoom *PTA executive board nominations

June 15, 6-7pm *PTA Executive Board and SLT Elections will take place at this meeting


Our by-laws (updated in May, 2022) can be found HERE.

The PTA publishes its 990 tax form in accordance with IRS regulations. Click HERE to view our most recent filing.