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 offer time, talent and support to the ongoing education, enrichment and social/emotional wellbeing of the P.S.172 community. We strive to cultivate community participation and engagement, and provide the funding and programs needed to sustain a rich learning environment for our students. We are a charitable 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 General Meetings & Zoom Info

PTA General Meeting Schedule

To be announced shortly! Check back soon.

P.S.172 PTA Zoom Meeting Dial-In Information

Join Zoom Meeting ID: 936 9148 7522Passcode: 469048

PTA Executive Board 2022 - 2023

Sheldon Austin
Samantha Clark
Co-Vice Presidents
Ashley Chow
Warren Holstein
Sara Schwartz
Sheilah DeJesus-Calderon
Joanna Ormita Dukes

Upcoming PTA Events


PTA Executive Board Elections - June 12th - Time TBA - Help choose the new PTA executive board for the 2023-24 school year! All positions are open (president, vice president, secretary, treasurer). Nominations closed on Monday 6/5, and elections will take place on Monday 6/12.


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