What is the PTSA?


  • pta-logo PTSA stands for Parent Teacher Students Association. It is a formal organization composed of parents, teachers and students/staff that is intended to facilitate parental participation in a public or private school. The mission and goal of the PTSA is to support their schools, encourage parent involvement, support teachers, and organize family events.



    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.
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    Involvement
    Join the PTSA  -Click Here or the Membership Application
    Attend Meetings.
    Volunteer to support PTSA activities and projects  -- click here for a list of activities to volunteer for
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    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 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.