"The vision of the Arkansas Department of Education is to transform the state to lead the nation in student focused education. Through its focus on parental engagement, the Arkansas PTA is an essential partner in making that vision a reality ."
Johnny Key, Commissioner
Arkansas Department of Education
"As an educator, I am fully aware of the awesome impact PTA has made on our children and our schools."
Bryan Russell, Superintendent
Valley View Public School District
Membership is open to anyone who believes in the mission and purposes of the Parent Teacher
Association. Individual members may belong to any number of PTAs and pay dues in each. Every person
who joins a local PTA automatically becomes a member of both the state and national PTAs.
Together we are a powerful voice for children. With your help, we can continue to work toward
PTA’s goal of a quality education and nurturing environment for every child.
accomplish our agreed-upon goals.
success through strong parent, family, and community involvement.
and thought from ourselves as we do from others.
from as wide a spectrum of viewpoints and experiences as possible.
and seek to make amends.
PTA Purposes: Historical Goals of PTA
intelligently in the education of children and youth.
all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social and spiritual education.