Farmington Area PTA Council

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    The Farmington PTA Council represents 16 early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school PTAs and PTSAs located in Farmington and Farmington Hills. Farmington Public Schools' PTAs/PTSAs represent more than 4,000 members. Farmington PTA Council is a member of Michigan PTA and National PTA, the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the country.

    PTA Council Bylaws

    Michigan Department of Education Parent Toolkit

    Highmeadow Common Campus Principal Dyanne Sanders selected as the Michigan PTA Outstanding Administrator of the Year

    Taking Positions on Ballot Measures: School Bonds, Levies, Initiatives and Referenda Guidance for Local Unit and Council PTAs

    Volunteer Thank You Video from the National PTA President (Facebook Video)

     

    National PTA Mission Statement

    Parent Teacher Association is the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the nation. The overall purpose of PTA:

    • 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.

     

    Farmington Area PTA Council Mission Statement

    To be advocates for the children by focusing the strengths of local PTAs, by impacting decisions on relevant issues at the local, state and national level, and by providing a forum for leadership development, information exchange, discussion and action on issues affecting youth and children.

     

    PTA Common Core State Standards Information

    State of Michigan PTA Supporting document for Core Standards

     

    Get Involved!

    All community members are encouraged to get involved with the PTA by attending local unit PTA meetings, council meetings or parent forums. If you would like more information about PTA, the council or its activities, please call Mike Walters at 248-885-0858.

     

    Advocacy

    Farmington PTA Council, as a member of National PTA, believes in parents’ rights to advocate for their children.  The National PTA Standards for Family-School Partnerships include Standard 4: Speaking up for every child—Families are empowered to be advocates for their own and other children, to ensure that students are treated fairly and have access to learning opportunities that will support their success.  As an example of this, Farmington PTA Council would like to share the Farmington Public School district procedures for advocating for your child if you feel their needs are not being met.

    District Board Policy regarding advocating for your children

       

    Math Pentathlon - www.mathpentath.org

     

    For questions about PTA Council, please email President, Beth Hulett at bethhulett@aol.com