Be in the know. PTA helps you keep up with what is happening in your school and how you can support your child’s education.
Access great resources. PTA provides information on topics ranging from homework help to bullying prevention to media safety to child health and more.
Build relationships. PTA connects you to other families through meetings, events, and communications, and helps build a sense of community.
Hone your skills. PTA offers opportunities for you to expand your skills and talents to benefit children and the school.
Speak up. PTA can help you effectively suggest changes at your child’s school and in your community.
With shrinking budgets, increasing class sizes and government mandates, the challenges of delivering quality education are daunting. There is help. Cypress Elementary PTA is a group of dedicated parents, teachers and staff doing what PTA does best: Harnessing the power of volunteers while working together to provide excellent resources and programs to all families.
When you get involved in PTA, the child who benefits the most is your own. You also are taking a major step toward improving your child’s school, your community, and your state and national education and health policies. PTA promotes the education, health, and welfare of children and families.
Research shows students do better when their families are involved at home and at school. Grades are higher. Test scores rise. Self-esteem grows. Schools improve.
Cypress Elementary PTA contributes money in a variety of ways to every grade level.
PTA has been connecting parents to their children’s education for 115 years. It is the defining organization for parents involvement.
Get Connected. There’s no better way to know what’s happening in your school.
Discover Great Resources. The PTA offers a variety of programs designed for parents as well as students.
Tap into a Network. PTA functions are opportunities to meet other parents and teachers, building rapport and discussing issues that are on your mind. You an share ideas, concerns, and experiences.
Watch Yourself Grow. By volunteering with your PTA, you put your skills and hobbies to use for a noble cause—your child and all children in the community.
Speak Up. PTA can be a way for you to more effectively suggest change at your child’s school.
Witness Improvement. By getting involved at your child’s school you’ll be part of the solution, helping make positive changes. Local PTAs play an important role in fundraising to provide building improvements, curriculum-based programs, and social events.
Be a Role Model. By becoming a PTA member, you’ll be demonstrating to your child the importance you place on education.
Enjoy Substantial Benefits. Individuals and local units can take advantage of a host of benefits from PTA membership including discounts and offers from member benefits providers and sponsors, magazine subscriptions, leadership training, e-newsletters and much more.
For less than 3 cents a day, you can become a PTA member, joining more than 5 million other people who share your interest in issues affecting children. Everyone—parents, educators, students and other citizens active in their schools and communities—is invited to join our not-for-profit parent teacher association.