What is the PTA?

  • PTA

    What is the PTA?

    PTA stands for Parent Teacher Association. The mission of the PTA is to make every child’s potential a reality.

    Oakridge PTA needs you! Please click here to join.

    Please click here to view the Florida PTA site.

    Oakridge Elementary had partnered with Tyson for Tyson Project A+. By clipping & saving Tyson Project A+ labels from participating products, our school redeems them for cash. Please click here to go directly to the site for specific details.

     

    Purpose

    • Powerful voice for all children
    • Relevant resource for families and communities
    • Strong advocate for the education and well-being of every child
    • Serve as a type of forum where parents, teachers, administrators, and other concerned adults discuss ways to promote quality education, strive to expand the arts, encourage community involvement, and work for a healthy environment and safe neighborhoods.

     

    Involvement

    • Join the PTA
    • Attend Meetings
    • Volunteer to support PTA activities and projects

     

    Importance

    • Regular updates on school activities and policies
    • Access to teachers and administrators at your child's school
    • Access to parents of other children at the schools
    • A forum to discuss concerns and problems at schools
    • If the problem needs attention from the state or national government, any local, district, or state PTA can bring the issue to the attention of the National PTA
    • Access to resources on parenting, education, and more from the National PTA
    • Appreciation from teachers for all your help
    • Education about school policies, state funding, and other issues concerning your school.