Parent Association

Saint Saviour Catholic Academy has a thriving Parent Association that helps with chaperoning field trips, distributing lunch on Pizza Fridaysfundraising, and much more. Most importantly our Parent Association is the driving force for all of our major events throughout the year including:

Roller Skating Night
Fall Festival
Grandparents/Special Person Day
Breakfast with Santa
Ice Skating Night
Bingo Night
Spring Auction
Sports Day
Follett Book Fair

You can sign up for events using Sign Up Genius, the PA’s online portal for volunteering.

You can also contact the PA at parentassociation@sscaparkslope.org.

PARENT ASSOCIATION OFFICERS
Our dedicated team of Parent Association Officers and parent volunteers are responsible for making everything happen. Learn more about the team below and if interested in volunteering for events visit the volunteer tab or contact parentassociation@sscaparkslope.org.

President and Fall Fest Chair

Chari Corpuz
Part of the SSCA Community since: 2016
How many children at SSCA: 2 (Jocelyn, 4th Grade and Risa, 1st Grade)
Education: Boston University – BSOT
Fun Fact: I’m a native Brooklynnite who married her high school sweetheart, a native Manhattannite

Class Parent Coordinator

Jamie Raker
Part of the SSCA Community since: 2015
How many children at SSCA: 2 (Kingston, 4th Grade and Harlow, 2nd Grade)
Education: Academy of Art, San Francisco, B.A. Graphic Design
Fun or Interesting Fact: Lived in 11 states from Midwest, to west coast and presently on the east coast. Has lived in NY state three different times making it the longest time in any one state, so NY is the home state.

Fundraising Coordinator

Mary Ellen Cavaleri
Part of the SSCA community since: 2013
How many children at SSCA: 2 (Fausto, 6th Grade and Alessio, 4th Grade)
Education: Tour College, Masters in Occupational Therapy
Fun Fact: I was a professional dog walker before I became an
Occupational Therapist.

Welcome Committee

Diana Carroll Toole
Part of the SSCA community since: 2017
How many children at SSCA: 1 (Leo, 1st Grade)
Education: University of Rochester, B.A.; Hunter College; M.A. Art History 
Fun Fact: My dad played for the minor league Mets and signed his contract in 1969, the year they won the World Series! 

Emily Pepper
Part of SSCA community since: 2014
How many children at SSCA: 2 (Josephine, 4th Grade and Cecilia, 1st Grade) and Henry
Education:
Fun Fact:

Betsy Bradford
Part of SSCA community since 2016
How many children at SSCA: 2 (Louise, 3rd Grade and Maddie, 1st Grade)
Education: Graduated from Boston College and Fordham Law School

Community Partnerships Coordinator

John Johnston
Part of the SSCA community since: 2016
How many children at SSCA: 2 (John Lincoln ‘JL”, 3rd Grade and Maya, Kindergarten)
Education: Skidmore College, BA/Brooklyn College, MA/Hunter College, MUP
Fun or Interesting Fact: I had a great time spending 4 weeks every summer camping along the Delaware River with the Boy Scouts as an Eagle Scout. I look forward to doing this with my son in the near future. 

Special Events Team

Sharon Brown-Veillard
Position: Breakfast With Santa Chair
Part of the SSCA Community since: 2014
How many children at SSCA: 1 (Germain, 6th Grade)
Education: BS – Finance/Management; Juris Doctor; MS in Taxation; LL.M in Taxation 
Fun Fact: Auditioned to play (the piano) at Carnegie Hall (as a teenager)

Sadie Slootsky
Position: Grandparents/Special Persons Day Chair
Part of SSCA Community since: 2014
How many children at SSCA: 1 (Emma, 3rd Grade) and Riley (SSCA Alum)

Lori Sommerville
Position: Roller Skating Night and Ice Skating Night Chair
Part of the SSCA Community since: 2016
How many children at SSCA: 1 (Devin, 3rd Grade)
Education: BA, Government – Lehigh University 

Dawn Landry
Position: Bingo Night
Part of the SSCA Community since: 2014
How many children at SSCA: 1 ( Marty, 5th Grade)
Education:  Hofstra University, BS
Fun Fact:  Dawn once snowboarded down a mountain on another continent while reading a book upside-down and cooking a pot of her awarding winning seafood chili.  One of these is a lie.

Sarah Hutchens
Position:  Spring Auction Chair and Former President
Part of the SSCA community since:  2014
How many children at SSCA: 2 (Bea, 5th Grade and Maggie, 1st Grade)
Education: The College of William & Mary, B.A.
Fun Fact: Although I grew up in Virginia, I lived on Governors Island when I was a baby.  I always knew I wanted to move back to New York someday.

Veracelle Vega-Hansen
Position:  Former President
Part of the SSCA community since:  2014
How many children at SSCA: 2 (Olivia, 7th and Owen, 6th) and Declan (SSCA Alum)
Education: BA Syracuse University, MPA Villanova University
Fun Fact: Taught English (ESL) at a Japanese High School and also made an appearance on a Japanese game show