Goals of Organization
The mission of the MVUSD PTA Council is:
- To be a strong advocate for the education and well being of every child in our district.
- To provide the necessary guidance and training of PTA volunteers.
- To facilitate a communication link between community resources and members of our community.
- To positively encourage, motivate and support the children and their families.
Goals of the PTA
- Promote the welfare of children within the community through organized outreach.
- Enhance the communication link between the PTA organization structure, the local PTA units and Moreno Valley Unified School District.
- Provide support to unit volunteers, school administration and staff.
- Encourage, motivate and support unit volunteers, school administration and staff.
- Insure unit compliance with PTA bylaws at all levels and implement accountability programs.
- Strengthen units providing training, empowerment and support.
- Put “unity” back in the community.
Structure of PTA/PTSA
- National PTA
The National PTA (National Congress of Parents and Teachers) is a volunteer educational organization founded in Washington, DC, in 1897. Branches of the National PTA has been established in the fifty states of the United States, the District of Columbia, Virgin Islands, and in schools for American dependents in Europe and the Pacific area.
- State PTA
The California State PTA (California Congress of Parents and Teachers) is a branch of the National PTA serving as a connecting link between the national organization and its membership within the state.
- State PTA Regions
These are geographical divisions of the state designated by number. We are a member of the 23rd District). The State PTA Regions are established by the California State PTA to carry out its programs within their geographical area. They are also the link between the State PTA and the local units in their area.
- Councils of PTAs and PTSAs
These are created by the California State PTA for the purpose of conference, leadership training and coordination of efforts of the member units.
- Unit PTAs
PTAs and PTSAs are organized and chartered in conformity with rules and regulations as prescribed in the bylaws of the California State PTA. These units are self-governing bodies for the purpose of planning programs and activities to meet local community needs. However, they are required to observe policies of the California State PTA and/or National PTA.
Benefits of PTA Membership
An opportunity to invest in your child's future by:
- Advocating for better conditions for children and families
- Promoting quality education and a true partnership between home and school
- Striving to expand the arts
- Encouraging community involvement
- Working for a healthy environment and safe neighborhoods
A way to influence decisions affecting the welfare of your child. Communicate with local and state decision makers on issues and concerns facing today's children such as: