What is the PTSA?

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

    Purpose

    • A powerful voice for all children.
    • Relevant resource for families and communities.
    • A 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

    • Follow us on Facebook
    • Join the PTSA
    • Attend Meetings
    • Volunteer to support PTSA 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 school.
    • A forum to discuss concerns and problems at school.
    • If the problem needs attention from the state or national government, any local, district or state PTSA can bring the issue to the attention of the National PTSA.
    • Access to resources on parenting, education, and more from the National PTSA.
    • Appreciation from teachers for all your help.
    • Education about school policies, state funding, and other issues concerning your school.