New York State PTA every child one voice

New York State PTA

One Wembley Court
Albany, NY 12205
Phone: 518.452.8808
Toll Free: 1.877.569.7782
Fax: 518.452.8105


About PTA

How to Become a Member

There are three ways to get involved with PTA in New York:

Become a Member of a Local PTA Unit

You can show your support by becoming a member of your local PTA unit.

Click here to become a PTA member!

You can also become a member by going to a meeting or event sponsored by your local PTA unit and registering with their membership chair or representative.

Anyone, anywhere can be a NYS PTA member, by simply clicking onto our link here. You can search by your unit name, unit code number, school, or even Zip Code to sign up for membership.

If you don't know your PTA region, send an email to the NYS PTA Membership Coordinator at and provide your contact information and location so that we can assist you, or call the New York State PTA office at 1-877-5NYSPTA.

Become a Member of the Empire State PTSA

Interested individuals and businesses that do not have an affiliation with a particular PTA unit or area also have the opportunity to support PTA by becoming a member of the Empire State PTSA. The Empire State PTSA is a statewide association that allows individuals with an interest in PTA in New York to show support and to maintain contact with the New York State PTA.

By becoming a member of the Empire State PTA, each member:

  • pays $10.00 dues per year
  • receives member privileges to the state convention (registration and payment of registration fees are still required)
  • enjoys the benefits of the National PTA

Click here to join the Empire State PTA!

Organize a New PTA Unit

To get more information on how to form a PTA or SEPTA (Special Education PTA) unit, simply send an email to the NYS PTA Outreach Coordinator. Please include your name, phone number, email address and the name of the school and school district in which you are interested in forming a PTA or SEPTA unit. The Outreach Chair will respond to your inquiry and assist you in getting started.

Thank you for your interest in PTA and all children; we look forward to welcoming you into our PTA family!