The strength of our PTA depends on our members' dedication, time and creativity. There are many ways parents can be involved at PS 84.
Join a Committee
We are always looking for new committee members and ideas. Check the calendar for upcoming meetings or contact the Chair of any committee below for more information.
Volunteer at a Fundraiser or School event
The PTA produces many fundraisers and community-building events. These events are run by parent volunteers and are a good way to get to know your fellow parents and school community while helping the school.
If you would like to be included in our volunteer list please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Co-Chairs: Ewa Bridges + Rachna Pawar
Plans and implements community-building events and workshops, such as costume swap, movie night, etc. Specifically focuses on fun events that are free or inexpensive to attend. The goal of this committee is not to raise funds, but to strengthen our community.
Gardens & Grounds
Co-Chairs: Maria Barca
The Gardens & Grounds committee keeps our school beautiful by tending to the gardens and trees surrounding the school building, as well as the garden in the preK/Kindergarten play yard.
Chair: Maria Jaramillo
Implements web and social media platforms and creates marketing materials for the school and PTA.
Music & Performing Arts
Chair: Peggy Lee
This committee helps to support performing arts events such as concerts, 5th Grade musical, chorus, band, etc.
The Visual Arts Committee manages the Materials Room a.k.a. Studio 84 and coordinates crafts & materials for special events as needed.
Co-Chairs: Kathy Agaton + OPEN
The Wellness Committee promotes healthy eating, environmental sustainability, and overall wellness in the school.
Friends of William Sheridan Playground
This special interest group liaises with NYC Parks to steer the refurbishment of William Sheridan Playground, adjacent to PS 84.
Marathon Bake Sale
Chairs: Paula Cyhan + 1st Grade Classes
This committee helps to plan and execute our annual Bake Sale on Marathon Sunday (first Sunday in November).
Family Photo Day
& Holiday Market
This committee helps to coordinate our beloved annual Family Photo Day and Holiday Market. Event usually takes place the first Saturday in December.
Chair: Lisa Tran
This committee plans and executes our Camp Fair in February, showcasing after-school and school holiday camps in North Brooklyn and beyond. Exhibitors pay a table fee. The event is free for the public to attend.
Annual Gala & Silent Auction
This committee is instrumental in planning our biggest fundraiser of the year. The Gala usually takes place in March or April.
This committee helps to plan our final fundraiser and family-fun event of the year in early June.
Book Fair & Library
Volunteer at the Annual Book Fair in November.
Ms. Pecoraro also welcomes parent volunteers in the library during student visiting hours for circulation, read-alouds and technology duties.
Contact: Ms. Pecoraro
This committee helps the school plan our annual Science Exploratorium in late Spring.
Chair: Paula Cyhan
This committee helps plan the the school's annual art exhibit.