The PS 9 PTO is a not-for-profit corporation organized under New York State law. Our official corporate name is “Brooklyn Public School 9 PTO, Inc.”
As a Parent Teacher organization associated with a public school within the New York City Department of Education (“DOE”), we are required to comply with the DOE’s Chancellor’s Regulation A-660, pertaining to Parent Associations in the Schools.
We are also a 501(c)(3) organization under the I.R.S. regulations. Our tax return is available here.
That means we are a tax exempt organization, and donations are deductible from federal taxes to the extent permitted by law.
Please click here to review our By-laws, which are the operating rules for our organization.
If there is a conflict between the By-laws and the Chancellor’s Regulation, we are required to follow the Chancellor’s Regulation in order to maintain our presence within the school.
Our PTO Board of Directors is responsible for monitoring the organization for compliance with our By-laws and the Chancellor’s Regulations.