The PTA is a grassroots organization made up of parents, teachers and others around the state who have a special interest in children, families and schools. “PTA” stands for Parent-Teacher Association and PTSA stands for Parent-Teacher-Student Association. Any person who supports the objectives of the PTA is welcome to be a member.
What is the Mission of the PTA?
To support and speak on behalf of children and youth in the schools, in the community and before governmental bodies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children. Also to assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children and to encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools of this nation.
What are the Objectives of PTA?
- To promote the welfare of all children in home, school, community and place of worship.
- To raise the standard of home life.
- To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children.
- To create a closer relationship between home and school, which parents and teachers may cooperate efficiently in the education of children.
- To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children the highest advantages in physical, mental, social and spiritual education.
What does PTA do?
What is the Florida PTA?
1747 Orlando Central Parkway
Orlando, FL 32809
Fax: (407) 240-9577
What is the National PTA?
National PTA is the largest volunteer child advocacy organization in the United States. A not-for-profit association of parents, educators, students, and other citizens active in their schools and communities, PTA is a leader in reminding our nation of its obligations to children. PTA has nearly 6.5 million members working in 26,000 local chapters in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and in the Department of Defense schools in the Pacific and Europe. Click here to go to the National PTA.
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