143 -10 Springfield Blvd, Springfield Gardens NY 11413

Phone: 949-8405 | Fax: 718 525-8495

The Preparatory Academy for Writers 

"Writers, get your learn on!" 

PAW Staff

Charles Anderson 


"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn." -Benjamin Franklin


Jessica Behr-Strong 

Assistant Principal

"Be the Change you wish to see in the world." -Mahatmad Ghandi 


Michele Charles

Assistant Principal

"Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right." -Henry Ford


Christopher Tidridge

Assistant Principal 

"Writers is the bomb."- Self


Irene Chan

Guidance Counselor

"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door". -Milton Berle


Gabrielle James

Social Worker

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.”

—Charles Swindoll