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Parent teacher association


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Parent teacher association

  1. 1. P T A Presented by Barbara Hinkley
  2. 2. Mission Statement
  3. 3. Teachers and children need you!
  4. 4. PTA recognizes the need! • “At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” – Former Arizona Gov. Jane Dee Hull • “Parents are a child’s first educator, and with the everincreasing pressure placed on classroom teachers for students to achieve, the PTA plays a vital role in offering the opportunity for parents to assist teachers in the most valuable of endeavors—the education of their child.” – Katy Goldsmith, Yellow Branch Elementary School 4th-grade teacher, Campbell County, Virginia How to Share: The Value of PTA
  5. 5. Communication and Support
  6. 6. In the PTA How to Share: The Value of PTA
  7. 7. In the PTA • The more support you have, the easier working with your child’s principal, teachers, and school community will be. PTA encompasses a large, nationwide network of people working toward the same goals, and who are happy to share their ideas and experiences no matter where you and they are located. How to Share: The Value of PTA
  8. 8. See Measurable Results Grades and Time Grades • More than 85 research studies conducted over the past 30 years prove that kids do better when parents are involved. Grades are higher. Test scores improve. Attendance increases Time Involved Little time Some time More time
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  10. 10. Tap into Proven Programs. • Local PTAs have access to readymade, easy-to-use programs with proven success records. From health and safety topics, to collaborating with teachers and community members, to fundraising, the programs get results. • Programs to support the Military families. • Scholarships • So much more Three for Me Reading program Hearst Award college scholarship