Membership

The Pleasanton PTA Council has a membership of more than 5,000 parents, teachers, administrators, and students associated with 13 public schools in Pleasanton. The PTA Council seeks to support local PTA Units in their activities and to facilitate communication among members of the community. Why PTA? See this comparison PTA vs PTO.

The Value of PTA Membership

As a PTA member, you are part of one of the oldest and largest associations dedicated to the education and well-being of all children and youth. For more than 100 years, PTA members at the local level have provided volunteer, advocacy and financial support to enhance the academic, social and physical environments of our schools. In partnership with over 7 million other volunteers across America, PTA members represent a strong and respected voice in promoting programs that enrich the quality of life for our children, our families and our community.

The Benefits of PTA Membership

PTA Membership offers you the opportunity to:

  • Participate in your child's school
  • Work in partnership with educators and legislators
  • Promote student enrichment programs
  • Participate in a multi-level support organization
  • Train at all levels of involvement
  • Demonstrate concern for all children
  • Make a difference in your community

Mission Statement of the California State PTA

The mission of the California State PTA is to positively impact the lives of all children and families by representing our members and empowering and supporting them with skills in advocacy, leadership, and communication.

California State PTA Board of Managers, July 2007

Dues

PTA Membership funds programs initiated by the Unit, Council, District, State, and National PTA organization. The Pleasanton PTA Council provides volunteer, financial and administrative support, and services to its members for:

Community Projects                                                    Convention Delegates
Emergency Student Assistance                                    Hospitality
Leadership Training                                                    Materials
Publications

How are my membership dues* shared in PTA?

  • $ 2.25 - National PTA
  • $ 2.00 - California State PTA
  • $ 0.50 - PTA Peralta District
  • $ 0.75 - PTA Pleasanton Council

*Your PTA unit retains and administers the remainder of your membership dues.

Any questions about remittance of dues should be directed to the PTA Council treasurer, Tim Cortez.

To join PTA, visit your school PTA site