Maryland PTA
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Mission

The Mission of the PTA is threefold:

  • To support and speak on behalf of children and youth in the schools, in the community, and before government bodies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children;
  • To assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children; an
  • To encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools of this nation.

National PTA Purposes:

  • To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community and place of worship.
  • 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 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.