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PS 8 prides itself on a dynamic PTA, powered by a strong connection between our parent community and staff members. All parents and guardians of children attending PS 8 are automatically members of the PTA.

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  • Build a vibrant and welcoming community within PS 8 and with the greater neighborhood community
  • Facilitate an effective relationship and two-way communication between families, school administration, school staff, and community officials
  • Raise funds to provide a wide variety of educational and cultural programs and materials to support school initiatives

Executive Board, 2023-2024

Welcome newly elected executive board!

Executive Board, 2022-2023

Thank you!

Co-Presidents: Tara Williams & Jennifer Rendeiro
Co-Treasurers: David Salpeter & Barbra Keck
Co-Secretaries: Nancy Wasserstein & Kevin Chupka
Co-Fundraising: Red Fabbri & Melisa Melling
Events: Jessica Moro, Carrie Blake, & Jennifer LaRusso-Leung
Communications: Alexis Barad-Cutler & Carol Capice
After School: Andrea Mouzakis
Technology: Daniel Pardes

PTA Bylaws

Our PTA Bylaws were updated on May 18, 2023.


The PTA gained recognition as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code in 1982. The formal name of the PTA is the Parents and Teachers Association of PS 8. Our tax identification number is 11-2578366.