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PTA - Parent Teacher Association


What is PTA?
PTA comprises nearly 6 million parents and other concerned adults devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of parental involvement in schools.
PTA is a nonprofit organization that prides itself on being a powerful advocate for ALL children, a relevant source for families and communities, and a strong advocate for public education. Membership in PTA is open to anyone who is concerned with the education, health, and welfare of children and youth.
Minnie Hughes PTA is honored and proud to be part of such a great organization!

PTA Mission
PTA is:
  • A powerful voice for all children,
  • A relevant resource for families and communities, and
  • A strong advocate for the education and well-being of every child.

PTA Vision
Making every child's potential a reality.

MHES PTA Goals
The Minnie Hughes PTA is dedicated to supporting our students, their families, and our community.
We are committed to furthering the goals of the PTA here on a local level.

Who Benefits from PTA?
EVERYONE! Minnie Hughes PTA advocates for ALL MHES students. Not just children of members and volunteers. Every MHES student reaps the tremendous benefits of PTA.

I don't have time to volunteer, should I still join?
YES! Joining the Minnie Hughes PTA will not commit you to long hours of volunteering.
Joining PTA is simply a statement that you support what the PTA does here at Minnie Hughes on behalf of the students.


PTA Values: What PTA stands for
  • Collaboration: We work in partnership with a wide array of individuals and organizations to accomplish our agreed-upon goals.
  • Commitment: We are dedicated to promoting children’s health, well-being, and educational success through strong parent, family, and community involvement.
  • Accountability: We acknowledge our obligations. We deliver on our promises.
  • Respect: We value our colleagues and ourselves. We expect the same high quality of effort and thought from ourselves as we do from others.
  • Inclusivity: We invite the stranger and welcome the newcomer. We value and seek input from as wide a spectrum of viewpoints and experiences as possible.
  • Integrity: We act consistently with our beliefs. When we err, we acknowledge the mistake and seek to make amends.

PTA Purposes: Historical goals of PTA
  • To promote the welfare of the 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.