What is the PTA? Why join the PTA?
The number one reason to join the Parent Teacher Association is
to benefit your child. In doing so, you also help your school. But there are
many more PTA advantages:
Get Connected. There’s no
better way to know what’s happening in your school.
Discover Great Resources.
The PTA offers a variety of programs designed for parents as well as students.
Tap into a Network. PTA
functions are opportunities to meet other parents and teachers, building
rapport and discussing issues that are on your mind. You an share ideas,
concerns, and experiences.
Watch Yourself Grow. By
volunteering with your PTA, you put your skills and hobbies to use for a noble
cause—your child and all children in the community.
Speak Up. PTA can be a way
for you to more effectively suggest change at your child’s school.
Witness Improvement. By
getting involved at your child’s school you’ll be part of the solution,
helping make positive changes. Local PTAs play an important role in
fundraising to provide building improvements, curriculum-based programs, and
Be a Role Model . By
becoming a PTA member, you’ll be demonstrating to your child the importance
you place on education.
Enjoy Substantial Benefits.
Individuals and local units can take advantage of a host of benfits from PTA
membership including discounts and offers from member benefits providers and
sponsors, magazine subscriptions, leadership training, e-newsletters and much
For less than 3 cents a day, you can
become a PTA member, joining more than 5 million other people who share your
interest in issues affecting children. Everyone—parents, educators, students
and other citizens active in their schools and communities—is invited to join
our not-for-profit parent association.