PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION (PTA)
The objectives of the Association are to provide support and resources to the school for the benefit and educational growth of the children; to develop a cooperative working relationship between the parents and staff of our school; to develop parent leadership and build capacity for greater involvement; to foster and encourage parent participation on all levels; and to provide opportunities and training for parents.
Q: WHAT IS A PARENT-TEACHER ASSOCIATION (PTA)?
A: Parent-Teacher Associations (PTAs) are school-based organizations open to all parents of children currently attending a public school. The PTA is a primary vehicle for parents to get involved in their children’s schools.
Q: HOW DO I JOIN MY SCHOOLS PTA?
A: All parents are automatically members of their school’s PTA. There are no pre-qualifications required to participate in a school’s PTA. There is no need to join the PTA. The term parent includes the student’s parent or guardian, or any person in a parental or custodial relationship with the student.
Q: WHAT ROLES DOES THE SCHOOL PTA HAVE?
A: The PTA helps parents become involved in their children’s education, share ideas, and enrich their school communities. Each PTA develops its own bylaws, elects officers, and holds regular meetings. While the specific roles of PTAs vary, their responsibilities include:
Electing parent members to serve on School Leadership Teams
Conducting outreach to get other parents involved in school life
Supporting school activities like Parent-Teacher Conferences, open houses and curriculum nights
Holding fundraising activities to benefit the educational, social and cultural programs in the school
2020-2021 PTA Meetings