Mission, Vision & Values
The Parent Teacher Association Membership is open to anyone who believes in the mission and purposes of Parent Teacher Association. Individual members may belong to any number of PTAs and pay dues in each. Every person who joins a local PTA automatically becomes a member of both the local and national UPTAs.
Together we are a powerful voice for children. With your help, we can continue to work toward PTA's goal of a quality education and nurturing environment for every child.
Making every child's potential a reality. What the future will look like if PTA accomplishes its mission.
The overall purpose of PTA a
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.
What PTA stands:
Collaboration: They work in partnership with a wide array of individuals and organizations to broaden, enhance their ability to serve and advocate for the all the school children and families as they work extremely hard to accomplish agreed upon goals.
Commitment: They are dedicated to promoting school children’s health, well-being, and educational success through strong parent, family, and community involvement while also remaining accountable to the principles upon which the PTA was founded.
Accountability: All PTA members, employees, volunteers, and partners have a shared responsibility to align their efforts toward the achievement of association’s strategic initiatives. They strongly acknowledge their obligations will deliver as promised even though the challenges for Cameroon school PTAs are too many.
Respect: they value their colleagues and themselves as they expect the same high quality of effort and thought from themselves as well as from others. They value the individual contributions of members, employees, volunteers, and partners as they work collaboratively to achieve association’s goals.
Inclusivity: They invite strangers and welcome newcomers. They value and seek input from as wide a spectrum of viewpoints and experiences as possible.
Diversity: They 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.
Integrity: They act consistently with their beliefs and When there errors, they acknowledge the mistake and seek to make corrections.
Historical goals of PTA
To promote the welfare of the children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship.
To raise the standards of home life.
To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth.
To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth.
To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.