We are an enthusiastic, diverse and fun-loving group of caregivers, teachers, administration, and staff at PS172. Our mission is to build and support a school community that is connected, engaged, and equitable. We are nonprofit and 100% volunteer driven.

We welcome all current members of the PS172 family to join us! Whether you have 10 minutes, 1 hour, or a whole morning available, we have a volunteer opportunity for you.

  • The below committees and events need volunteers now! Email us to learn more

    • Fundraising Committee - From raffles to event nights, strategize fundraising opportunities for the PTA
    • Fifth Grade Council - Help make our fifth graders’ final year at P.S. 172 a memorable one! Plan and produce graduation, the senior trip, and more
    • School Spirit Committee - Help design, produce, and distribute spiritwear for our school
    • Enrichment Committee - Find vendors, plan and organize club schedule, process registration, and more!
    • Book Fair Committee - Help plan and host our Scholastic Book Fair at the school

Have a great idea we haven’t covered? Email us ( and we’d love to hear from you.


PTA ZOOM Information

PTA General Meeting Schedule

Next Meeting: Wednesday Dec 7



PS172 PTA Zoom Meeting Dial-In InformationJoin Zoom Meeting ID: 936 9148 7522Passcode: 469048

PTA Executive Board 2022 - 2023

PS172 PTA Executive Board 2022-23
Sheldon Austin
Samantha Clark
Co-Vice Presidents
Ashley Chow
Warren Holstein
Sara Schwartz
Sheilah DeJesus-Calderon
Joanna Ormita Dukes

PTA General Meeting Minutes


Thursday, September 29th, 2022

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 (Emergency Meeting)

Upcoming PTA Events

Dec 5th, 2022

Picture Retake Day

P.S. 172 Auditorium

All students requesting retakes or who missed the original photo day are welcome!

Dec 12 - 17th, 2022

Spirit Week!

More details coming.

Dec 16 - 22nd, 2022

Winter Wonderland Market

P.S. 172 Auditorium

Buy a little something for someone special to you. All gifts under $5 and include gift wrap.