About the PS 56 PTA

ALL parents and guardians, teachers and staff members are  members of the PTA — there is no other requirement for membership.


President – Tina Fleming
Vice President – Shaila Dewan
Secretary – Aja Grosvenor Stephens
Treasurer – Joe Lewis
Historian – Melissa Forrest
Fundraising & Grant Writing – Kisha Anderer
Communications – Nirah Johnson
Hospitality – Lailona Rhodes

Contact us via email: PS56PTABrooklyn@gmail.com.

2018 – 2019 School Year Plan

  • Fundraising to support STEAM program development
  • Fundraising to support a school supply and trip fund for Teachers
  • Community Building through special events and activities


General meetings will usually be the third Monday of each month from 6 – 7:30 PM.
See our Calendar for the meeting schedule.
View our PTA Meeting Minutes.


The PTA uses Remind for real time texts and reminders. To start, text @56pta to the number 81010. You will be prompted to download the app but it is not necessary. You control whether you receive the texts or not, and signing up does not give us access to your phone number.

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We need parents with all sorts of skills to volunteer!

Let us know what you would like to be involved in by filling out this form.