Some of PTA’s benefits
 
 
Leverage Volunteer Power.
PTSA organizes hard-working, dedicated volunteers. Parents are ready to help implement school improvement programs.

Improve Communication.
PTSAs frequently coordinate production of a school newsletter and information fliers, keeping the entire school community informed of current events, issues, and accomplishments. Regular meetings allow PTSAs to share information with members.

See Measurable Results.
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.

Discover More Dollars.  
PTSA is self-funding. By inviting the entire school’s parent community to join, they generate membership fees to pay for programs. Local PTSA fundraisers support school programs, building improvements, and educational events.
 
Tap into Proven Programs. 
PTSA has access to ready-made, 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.

Boost Student’s Well-Being.
PTSA focuses on what students need to be successful in their learning, including nutrition, health, school safety, physical fitness and general well-being. PTSA works with schools to ensure that children succeed.

Enjoy Informed Parents.
Involved parents understand the challenges schools face and become part of the solution. By developing a closer relationship with parents, student achievement improves, and the school develops a positive reputation in the community.

Fulfill NCLB Obligations.
Finally, PTSA can help schools fulfill the parent involvement requirement of the No Child Left Behind Act. PTSA understands the needs behind NCLB. In fact, it’s PTSA’s definition of parent involvement that is used in NCLB.