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Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

Mission & Values

The overall purpose of PTA is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

PTA Values

  • Collaboration: We will work in partnership with a wide array of individuals and organizations to broaden and enhance our ability to serve and advocate for all children and families.
  • Commitment: We are dedicated to children’s educational success, health, and well-being through strong family and community engagement, while remaining accountable to the principles upon which our association was founded.
  • Diversity: We acknowledge the potential of everyone without regard, including but not limited to: age, culture, economic status, educational background, ethnicity, gender, geographic location, legal status, marital status, mental ability, national origin, organizational position, parental status, physical ability, political philosophy, race, religion, sexual orientation, and work experience.
  • Respect: We value the individual contributions of members, employees, volunteers, and partners as we work collaboratively to achieve our association’s goals.
  • Accountability: All members, employees, volunteers, and partners have a shared responsibility to align their efforts toward the achievement of our association’s strategic initiatives.


Beethoven PTA Leadership

  • President(s): Oversees and provides guidance for all PTA board members/committees and activities, creates agendas and conducts PTA meetings according to Roberts Rules of Order, leads the school PTA toward specific goals chosen by the membership and is the official representative of the school PTA. The president(s) work closely with the school administrators to meet the goals of the membership and is/are responsible for the accuracy of PTA information and compliance with PTA policies/bylaws. Time Commitment: 3-6 hours/week
  • Co-President(s) Elect: Act(s) as aide(s) to the president(s), perform duties of the president(s) in their absence, performs other duties as may be assigned by the association and plays an active role in learning the duties of the president for the following school year. Time Commitment: 1 hour/week
  • Secretary: Records minutes at each PTA Meeting and submits them to the PTA president(s) for review, makes necessary revisions, e-mails minutes to each PTA board member, the website committee and posts minutes on the PTA bulletin board at each campus. Minutes are also places in the official PTA Minutes Notebook. Time Commitment: 1 hour/week
  • Treasurer: Controls all funds of the association accounting for all receipts and expenditures, makes disbursements as authorized by the president, executive board, or association. The Treasurer ensures that all checks are signed by two authorized PTA members (treasurer and president). Emails monthly Treasurer’s Report to PTA Board Members prior to the monthly meeting for approval at the meeting and conforms to bylaw requirements; submits books annually for an audit by an outside agency. Time Commitment: 3-5 hours/week


PTA Monthly Meetings: (Also on school calendar)

  • Day: Usually the 2nd Tuesday of each month
  • Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm
  • Location: Library
  • Childcare: Often provided for a nominal donation
  • Snacks provided