What is PTA?


Mission Statement of the California State PTA: The mission of the California State PTA
is to positively impact the lives of all children and families by representing our members and empowering and supporting them with skills in advocacy, leadership and communications.

Purposes of the PTA:

* To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community and place of

* To raise the standards of home life.

* To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth.

* To bring into closer relation in the home and the school, that parents and teachers
may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth.

* To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure
for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social and
spiritual education.