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.
Join us in our work
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 options for those that choose to collect funds to improve schools and enrich students’ education.
Can't find what you're looking for?
TAKE ACTION TO SUSTAIN EDUCATION PROGRAMS FUNDED WITH EXPIRING FEDERAL COVID-RELIEF
In 2024, education advocates and organizations are rallying to protect programs that had been funded with expiring federal Covid-Relief Funds. Over th...
Changes to Chancellor's Regulation A-660
May 5, 2022
On November 17, 2021, the Panel for Educational Policy approved amending CR A-660 to include, among other changes, allowing virtual meetings, virtual voting, and online banking. PA/PTAs now may include 3K and Pre-K parents. See the newly published regulation for all the changes.
Fundraising for a New School Buidling
March 18, 2022
The Urban Assembly New York Harbor School had a big need: they wanted a whole new building. They knew it would take a lot of dedication, a lot of planning, and a lot of skill-building. Read about how PTA leaders made it happen.
View All Events