What is the PTA?  Why join the PTA? The number one reason to join the Parent Teacher Association is to benefit your child.  In doing so, you also help your school.  But there are many more PTA advantages:
Get Connected There's no better way to know what's happening in your school
Discover Great Resources The PTA offers a variety of programs designed for parents as well as students
Tap into a Network PTA functions are opportunities to meet other parents and teachers, building rapport and discussing issues that are on your mind.  You can share ideas, concerns, and experiences.
Watch Yourself Grow By volunteering with your PTA, you put your skills and hobbies to good use for a noble cause-your child and all children in the community
Speak Up PTA can be a more effective way for you to suggest change in your child's school
Witness Improvement By getting involved at your child's school you'll be part of the solution, helping make positive changes.  Local PTAs play an important role in fundraising to provide building improvements, curriculum-based programs, and social events
Be a Role Model  By becoming a PTA member, you will be demonstrating to your child the importance you place on education
Enjoy Substantial Benefits Individuals and local units  can take advantage of a host of benefits from PTA membership including discounts and offers from sponsors, magazines, subscriptions, leadership training, e-newsletters and much more.
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