What is PTA?

    Every child. One Voice.
    -National PTA
    The best way to affect change is a collective common VOICE
    –Ohio PTA

    What is PTA?

    PTA is the oldest and largest child advocacy association in America. It is comprised of 4 million+ members in more than 20,000 units. PTA is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit association.



    Mission Statement

    PTA's mission is to make every child's potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.


    What is the purpose of PTA?

    The purposes of PTA are:

    1. To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, places of worship, and throughout the community;
    2. To raise the standards of home life;
    3. To advocate for laws that further the education, physical and mental health, welfare, and safety of children and youth;
    4. To promote the collaboration and engagement of families and educators in the education of children and youth;
    5. To engage the public in united efforts to secure the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social well-being of all children and youth;
    6. To advocate for fiscal responsibility regarding public tax dollars in public education funding.