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Law Related ( Guidelines on the PTA )


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Law Related ( Guidelines on the PTA )

  1. 1. Guidelines on the PTA
  2. 2. Parent-teacher associations- Every elementary and secondary school shall organize a parent-teacher association for the purpose of providing a forum for the discussion of problems and their solutions, relating to the total school program, and for insuring the full cooperation of parents in the efficient implementation of such program. All parents who have children enrolled in a school are encouraged to be active members of its PTA, and to comply with whatever obligations and responsibilities.
  3. 3. Frequently asked questions on the PTA. 1. What is the policy of the DepEd on PTCA’s? - The department of education strongly encourages and supports the organization of PTA’s to ensure the welfare of the pupils/students. 2. Is the establishment of the PTA mandatory in schools? - Principle volunteerism - Private Voluntary Organizations - Community Support
  4. 4. 3. Is the requirement to incorporate by the PTA with the securities and exchange commission mandatory? -NO. DepEd order no 54, s. 2009 no longer makes such registration with the SEC mandatory. 4. Are all teachers and parents required to be members of the PTA? -Membership in PTA is strictly voluntary.
  5. 5. 5. Who may be members of the school PTA? - Parents or guardians of students/pupils enrolled. - Teachers in the given school. 6. How is the PTA organized? - 15 days after the start of the school year. - Election of Board of Directors
  6. 6. 7. Who exercises the powers of the PTA? - Board of directors - Key officers in accordance with the constitutions and by laws 8. What is the composition of the board of directors? What are the key positions in the PTA? -15 members of the board. (President, Vice, Secretary, Treasurer
  7. 7. 9. Who shall comprise the general assembly? 1. Parents of enrolled students; 2. Board of directors and officers of PTA 3. School head 4. Homeroom advisers 5. Subject teachers 6. Non-Teaching personnel
  8. 8. 10. When may the general assembly convene? 1. Immediately after the PTA has been organized. 2. As may be necessary but not less than twice during the school year. 11. What is the tenure of office of a PTA officer? - One year but not exceeding two consecutive terms
  9. 9. 12. What are the limitations on membership of teachers in the board? - Not more than 1/3 of the membership in the board; - Only as member of the Board or Secretary thereof. 13. May the school head serve as member of the board? -NO. The school head, however, shall serve as adviser to the board.
  10. 10. 13. How shall vacancies in the board be filled and what shall be the term of the newly elected director? - Majority vote of the board of directors in a special meeting called for that purpose; - Vacancy due to resignation, expulsion or death; - Elected from among the presidents of the Homeroom PTA’s; - Shall serve for the unexpired term of the Director he shall replace
  11. 11. 14. What committees may be created to handle specific activities of the PTA? - Finance; - Programs; - Audit - Election - Grievance - Ways and Means - External and Community affairs
  12. 12. 15. Who shall head the foregoing committees? Is this rule absolute? - Board of directors - Homeroom President - Homeroom advisers 16. Who is empowered to recognize the PTA? - The school principal shall recognize only one school PTA. - Such recognition shall be valid for a period of one year.
  13. 13. 17. What kind of collections is the PTA authorized to collect and from whom? When may it collect the same? - Voluntary contributions from parent/guardianmembers - It may collect only when it is recognized and given a certificate of recognition by the school head
  14. 14. 18. What are the rules on PTA collections? - Reasonable amt. - Amt. Determined by the school boards - Collected only once a year - Financial statements shall be submitted to the school head - Etc.
  15. 15. 19. May the PTA collect School Publication fees, SSG Development Funds, and other club membership fees and contributions? - YES, provided that: 1. It shall be upon its request and approval of the school head; 2. The amt. Collected within the day shall be immediately surrendered to the school or the concerned student organization within the same day; 3. The amt. Collected shall be deposited in a bank account under the name of the concerned school organization immediately upon receipt thereof.
  16. 16. 20. What are the prohibited acts of the PTA? - Selling insurance - Operating a canteen/school supplies - Engaging political activity 21. Is the PTA entitled to an office in the school? -YES. If there is an available space within the school campus as DETERMINED BY THE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL. Provided further that all electricity, water and other utility expenses shall be borne by and accrue to the account of the PTA.
  17. 17. 22. What are the effects of violations by the PTA? - Cancellation of accreditation - Filing of appropriate charges 23. Who may cancel the recognition of a PTA? - The division PTA affairs committee, upon recommendation of the school head and for violation on the guidelines - The school head, thereafter. May call for a special election to replace the members pf the board of the cancelled PTA.
  18. 18. 24. Who shall comprise the division PTA affairs Committee? - Schools division superintendent as Chairman - Assistant schools division superintendent - Division administrative officer - Division education Supervisor - Division PESPA - Division PTA - Division SSG
  19. 19. 25. What is the legal basis of the school principal’s authority and control over the PTA? - R.A 9155 Section 7 Creating an environment within the school that is conducive to teaching and learning