OLDMANS TOWNSHIP SCHOOL
1. PTA comprises more than 5 million parents and other concerned adults devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of parent involvement in schools.
2. PTA is a registered 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that prides itself on being powerful voice for all children, a relevant resource for families and communities, and a strong advocate for public education.
3. Membership in PTA is open to anyone who is concerned with the education, health and welfare of children and youth.
1. To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school and community,
2. To raise the standards of home life,
3. To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth,
4. To bring into closer relation the home and school, so that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in and the education of children and youth, and
5. To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth in the highest advantages in physical, mental, and social education.
Everyone benefits from your involvement in PTA. Here are seven great reasons to join:
1. Be in the Know. PTA helps you keep up with what is happening in our school. You will find out what you can do to make a difference for your child and to make our school an even better place.
2. Access great resources. When you are part of PTA, you have access to resources on topics ranging from childhood obesity to bully to talking with your child about drug and alcohol.
3. Make connections. Whether you attend PTA meetings, events or just link in via website, through PTA you will connect with others who share your concern for children and their education. PTA is a way to meet others and build relationships.
4. Hone your skills. In PTA you will have the opportunity to use what you know, try new things, and develop your skills.
5. Speak up. PTA is a forum for exchanging ideas. Your membership can be a means to effectively suggesting changes to our school and to be involved in making them happen. Through PTA you can be a more effective advocate for your child and all of our children.
6. Be a role model for your child. Through your involvement in PTA, not only will you help your child and all of our children receive a better education but you will show your child how much you value education. You will also teach your child about giving back to the community.