Helpful Membership Information

Why Join 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 an share ideas, concerns, and experiences.
    • Watch Yourself Grow. By volunteering with your PTA, you put your skills and hobbies to use for a noble cause—your child and all children in the community.
    • Speak Up. PTA can be a way for you to more effectively suggest change at 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.
    • Be a Role Model. By becoming a PTA member, you’ll be demonstrating to your child the importance you place on education.
    • Enjoy Substantial Benefits. Individuals can take advantage of a host of benefits from PTA membership including discounts and offers from member benefits providers and sponsors, magazine subscriptions, leadership training, e-newsletters and much more.

Helpful links

Here is a Sample PTA/PTSA Membership Form that includes Permission to Use Student Photo Images, and encourages donations.  You can change this form to meet your PTA/PTSA Unit’s needs.

The Real Meaning of PTA

Why Join PTA Video

Am I Forgetting Something? Video

Member Benefits Flyer



PTA Membership Promotion Flyer



Membership Drive Flyers – Join PTA

Here are some Membership Tips that will help you grow your PTA membership.

This article Membership: Recipe for Success is a good step by step in increasing membership.

PTA Life Memberships

Find out more on how to honor dedicated PTA members Award with a PTA Life Memberships.

National PTA’s Back-to-School Kit

Sign up for the National PTA’s Back-to-School Kit and then  choose the “PTA Membership” section for a great overview, more information, and to answer PTA Membership questions.