Together we are a powerful voice for children. With your help, we can continue to work toward National PTA's goal of a quality education and nurturing environment for every child.

 

The Mission of the PTA

  • To support and speak on behalf of children and youth in the schools, in the community, before governmental bodies, and other organizations that make decisions affecting children.
  • To assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children.
  • To encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools of this nation.

The Purposes of the PTA

  • To promote the welfare of the children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship.
  • To raise the standards of home life.
  • To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth.
  • To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth.
  • To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.