Volunteer at P.S. 198!

We're always seeking volunteers to assist with PTA programs and initiatives! The following PTA committees offer opportunities to get involved:


1. Tech Committee (Virtual)

  • Manage PS 198 PTA website

  • Manage Email List

  • Seek ways to increase PS 198’s presence and reputation in the area and on-line blogs

  • Facilitate improved communication between the school, parents, school Administration


2. Lunch & Recess Committee

  • Assist PS198 staff to  help monitor lunch and recess


3.  Fundraising Committee

  • Develop, coordinate and monitor all aspects of the Annual Fund drive

  • Identify and apply for all public and private grant opportunities for the school

  • Coordinate with Administration on school needs & wish lists

  • Manage Catalog Fundraiser

  • Evaluate fundraising initiatives with local businesses and other organizations

  • Identify alternate fundraising venues: Target, Amazon, etc.


4. Events Committee

  • Help plan and execute: Movie Nights, Book Fair, Bake Sales, Ice Cream Social, Winter Party

  • Spring Carnival Sub-Committee – Help coordinate all aspects of the 3rd Annual Spring Carnival

  • International Night: In conjunction with PS77, help organize and run multi-cultural food & event


5. Budget & Audit Committees

  • Budget Sub-Committee

    • Prepare budget in concert with PTA Executive Board in advance of PTA approval

    • Prepared annually and monitored throughout the year

  • Audit Sub-Committee

    • Review and approve financial reporting and any filings required on a quarterly basis

    • 4 people, majority as non-signatories on account


6. Spring Fling Committee

  • Run Spring Fling, including coordinating and soliciting donations, identifying venue location, event theme, organizing & implementing day of event.


7. After School Committee

  • Establish strategy and plan for After School programs at PS198


If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please email our PTA via 02M198PA@schools.nyc.gov to sign up for a committee.