Saturday, June 27, 2009

Sue Scheff: PTA - Parent Teacher Association

Although school is out for the summer, behind the scenes of the PTA never stops. This was a great year as they installed their first male President. If you have a child just starting school, or thought you didn’t have time to be involved, take time to reconsider. Being involved in our kids lives should be our priority. I know, as a single parent, it is very difficult to juggle all the responsibilities of raising kids – and I also recognize today is very different from when my kids were younger. Although I did participate in some PTO activities, not as many as I should have. (PTO is similar to PTA, however more frequently seen in private schools).

After this week of losing three major celebrities including a music ICON at the young of 50, we all need to reflect on how short life is. Take the time to get involved in your kid’s lives now.

The Best Resource for Parents

As the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the nation, Parent Teacher Association (PTA) reminds our country of its obligations to children and provides parents and families with a powerful voice to speak on behalf of every child while providing the best tools for parents to help their children be successful students.

PTA does not act alone. Working in cooperation with many national education, health, safety, and child advocacy groups and federal agencies, the national PTA organization collaborates on projects that benefit children and that bring valuable resources to its members.
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