Ardsley PTSA DEI Committee

Mission Statement

We are a committee of the Ardsley PTSA partnering with parents, students, teachers, staff, administrators, and the wider community. Our goal is to nurture inclusion and belonging, and to promote equitable access, agency, and opportunities for diverse individuals to thrive across Ardsley schools.


We are committed to:
Expanding the listening space for multiple perspectives
Centering students by keeping students at the core of the work that we do
Inviting community members to join us
Reflecting on our impact
Educating ourselves and those around us
Advocating for policies and decision making that support all students
Amplifying efforts in the community to carry this work forward

 

All are welcome to join our events and general meetings.

 

 


Meet our team:
Committee Co-Chairs: June Wai and Sonia Balaram
PTSA DEI Executive Board Liaisons: Erica Finegan, Sarika Chawla and Jackie Cavallini

Student Interns: Gianna Feldman and Bianca Ozdoba 
BOOM Club Leaders: Elissa Ryan and Jesal Miller

Questions? Email ardsleyptadei@gmail.com


DEI Guidance from National and New York State  PTA

 

The Ardsley PTSA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee is excited to partner with the community. In order to create valuable programming, we need your help! This public survey helps the PTSA DEI Committee identify priorities and community interest. 

 

See What We've Done So Far

Since its inception in the 2022-2023 school year, the PTSA DEI Committee launched the Books and Other Media (BOOM) Club, highlighted multicultural holidays, partnered with Greenburgh Pride and the Ardsley Multicultural, Diversity and Inclusion Committee at Juneteenth celebrations, and so much more!