Sponsored Programs

PTA Scheduled Meetings:



Important Dates for Families:
First day of School - 9/8/2020
Meet The Teacher Night:
K: 9/21/2020 5:30pm
1st: 9/22/2020 5:30pm
2nd: 9/23/2020 5:30pm




140 Lester Drive
Tappan, NY 10983


120 Cottage Lane
Blauvelt, NY 10913



For 2020-2021, William O. Schaefer teachers will pick Class Ambassadors. SOCES PTA will have no involvement in the selection process, but will still train, guide & communicate with chosen Class Ambassadors. If you are interested in being a Class Ambassador at WOS, please email your child's teacher!

SOCES PTA will continue to help in the selection process at Cottage Lane. Please be sure to fill out in the Class List Sign up page, and state your desire to be a CA! If more than 2 parents ask to be a CA, the Membership Committee will hold a lottery for the positions.

Germ Smart Program help educate students on the importance of hand washing. Parents come and volunteer to teach the students in the classroom.

The SOCES PTA Garden Teams utilize the gardens at the Elementary schools to engage students, teachers, and parents in gardening. Kids love the program; teachers are supportive and very enthusiastic as well.

PARP, a New York State PTA initiative, aims to promote literacy and encourage a love of reading at home. SOCES PTA, in collaboration with WOS and CLE. The power of PARP is that it engages schools and community partners to create excitement around reading that extends beyond the classroom.

The National PTA’s Reflections Program has helped students in Pre-K through Grade 12 express themselves through the arts — dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts.