PTAlink’s mission is to improve the quality of education for all children in the New York City public school system by making parent organizations stronger and more effective.
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You can make a difference in your child's school or in the wider education system. There are many ways to be a leader as a NYC public school parent.
Running a PA/PTA
Running a PA/PTA
What does it take to run a PA/PTA? Officers have specific obligations but members play important roles as well. Understanding what's involved can help your PA/PTA be effective and operate smoothly.
Many PA/PTAs contribute to their schools by creating community-building activities, student enrichment programs, and events for families.
While PA/PTAs are not obligated to raise money, there are many creative options for those groups that choose to collect funds to improve schools and enrich students’ education.
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New Website Focusing on Students in Temporary Housing
The New York State Technical and Education Assistance Center for Homeless Students (NYS-TEACHS) -- Advocates for Children's project focused on student...
Need Help Building a PA/PTA Website?
Is your PA/PTA interested in creating a website but doesn't have a parent able to take on the project? You can get professional, free assistance throu...
Apply for a Citizens Committee of New York Green Team Grant
October 13, 2018
Citizens Committee is collaborating with the New York City Department of Sanitation to award grants of up to $1,000 for projects carried out by public school green teams. Examples of projects include building or expanding a school garden, enhancing a school recycling program, creating school sustainability events, purchasing eco-friendly giveaway items, and providing uniforms/t-shirts for the Green Team.
Deadline: Friday, November 16, 2018, 5 pm
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