The Vision, Mission and Purpose of PTA

PTA’s Vision

Every child’s potential is a reality.

 

PTA’s Mission

To make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

 

PTA’s Purpose

The purposes or purposes (Objects) of the Kansas PTA, in common with those of the National PTA, are:

  • 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.

The purposes of the PTA are promoted through an advocacy and educational program directed toward parents, teachers and the general public; developed through conferences, committees, projects and programs; and governed and qualified by the basic policies set forth in Article III.