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If you would like to receive email communications from school, including newsletters, daily Paw Prints, messages from the administration, special announcements, etc., please use this link to subscribe to our list. NOTE: Even if you received emails last year, you will need to subscribe to receive emails this year. Once you submit the form, you will be emailed a confirmation and you will be asked to verify your subscription.

Friends of PFTSTA

Friends of Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy is a tax exempt, non-profit organization whose primary purpose is to raise funds for the school, through collaboration with the school, parents, and community businesses and organizations.


All parents are invited and encouraged to join the Patrick F. Taylor Co-Op. The Co-Op hosts parent meetings and social gatherings, coordinates fundraisers for the school, and keeps parents informed of events and activities throughout the school year.

Friends of PFTSTA Board Members

Sandra Schowalter
Vice President
Mark Schexnayder
Jodi Wittliff
Louann Dugas
Member at Large
Mark Schexnayder
Member at Large
Darlene Brown
Member at Large
Patricia Morrow
Ex-Officio Members
Jaime Zapico, Principal
Tamara Fryer, Co-op President

Co-op Board Members

Tamara Fryer
President Elect
Maria Thomas
Vice President
Linda Parker
Kris Babin
Tamie Dufrene
Allison Danner
Heidi Schexnayder
Past President
Tina Scheurer

Contact Friends of PFTSTA

The easiest way to contact FOPFTSTA is to send an email to: friendsofpatricktaylor@gmail.com

Visit our Facebook page at: facebook.com/friendsofpatricktayloracademy

Contact PFTSTA Co-op

The easiest way to contact PFTSTA Co-op is to send an email to: pftstacoop@gmail.com

Visit the school's Facebook page at:


Echo (New Tech Network's Learning Management System) is Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy's online portal. This provides access to your child's grades 24 hours a day. please make sure you are checking your child’s grades on Echo on a regular basis.

Parent Information

Summer Reading information, as well as the Bring Your Own Device Program (BYOD/T) policy, and other school documents, are available for download on the School Forms page. Parents may also want to check out the Student Handbook, Course Catalog, and the LDOE Family Support Toolbox.

Stay Connected

Would you like to know what's taking place at PFTSTA daily? Please use this link to subscribe to our list to subscribe to Paw Prints, our daily "news email". You can also follow us on Twitter.

ASA Information

The application period for the 2015-2016 school year is currently closed. Results from fall testing were sent out February 5, 2015.Please visit the Admissions tab for more information regarding the admission process.