Every child's potential is a reality.
To make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.
Purposes of PTA
- To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, places of worship, and throughout the community;
- To raise the standards of home life;
- To advocate for laws that further the education, physical and mental health, welfare, and safety of children and youth; To promote the collaboration and engagement of families and educators in the education of children and youth;
- To engage the public in united efforts to secure the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social well-being of all children and youth; and
- To advocate for fiscal responsibility regarding public tax dollars in public education funding.
Local PTA (campus level)
Council PTA (district or community)
- RISD Council of PTAs has more than 19,000 members.
- Texas PTA is a part of National PTA, which is nearly 6 million members strong with 54 state congresses (includes the District of Columbia, Europe, Pacific and Virgin Islands) in 23,000 local chapters.
55 Local Units:
- 4 High Schools
- 8 Junior High Schools
- 41 Elementary Schools
- 1 Early Childhood Unit
- 1 District At-Large SEPTA