Looking to get involved? There are numerous ways you can help.
There are several parent committees that facilitate parent involvement in our school. Follow the links below for more information on each of the listed committees.
Help coordinate our biggest fundraiser of the year. There are many ways to help, including soliciting donations from local businesses, creating online descriptions of auction items, or helping with classroom auction art projects.
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The grants committee researches/identifies grant opportunities, writes grant applications, helps administer programs and acts as liaison with the school administration and granting entity. Help our school procure the funding for programs like gardening, chess, Met Opera, and Children's Museum of the Arts. Most recent grants awarded to our school include:
- 2019 Lowe's Toolbox for Education: Funding for a new shed for the PS 166 Reading Garden
- 2019 Capital Grant: $200,000 from Council member Helen Rosenthal for technology upgrades
- 2019 Capital Grant: $70,000 from Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer for technology upgrades
- 2019 Grow to Learn Mini Grant: Funding for new planters for the PS 166 Reading Garden and Kinder Garden
Contact the grants coordinator and get involved.
Click below to find out about grant writing and fundraising at PS166.
The Inclusion Committee meets to discuss how to make all school events more inclusive for our special needs children and children with allergies. We discuss ways to support our children and each other, as we navigate our way through the public school system.
School Picture Day
A one-day volunteer job that involves helping to coordinate classes and children on photo day.
Have experience with websites, online forms, or tech equipment? We need your help!
Teacher Appreciation Day
Coordinate or volunteer to show our appreciation to PS 166 teachers and staff! Collect thank you notes from students to be displayed around the school and coordinate a buffet lunch for teachers in the community room.
Volunteers Needed for Upcoming Events