Strongsville Council PTA Frequently Asked Questions
What is Strongsville Council PTA?
Strongsville Council PTA is a forum where all of the PTAs in Strongsville come together to discuss issues and concerns that are related to children and youth. Strongsville Council PTA meets the first Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m. usually in Room 104 of the School Board Building (13200 Pearl Rd.). The meeting location has temporarily changed for school year 2014-2015 due to the Middle School Construction. See our start page for current location. Although these meetings are open to the public, only those that are PTA members may speak. Votes are only cast by the Council PTA Officers & Chair People and individual PTA Unit Council Delegates (or their Alternates), Presidents and Principals.
Who is a member of Strongsville Council PTA?The Strongsville City School system is composed of 1 high school, 2 middle schools, 6 elementary schools, and an Early Learning Preschool. Each school has their own "Unit" PTA. Additionally Strongsville has an Early childhood PTA for parents of children ages birth to preschool. Although PTA Units function independently of one another, each unit is a member of Strongsville Council PTA, Ohio State PTA and National PTA.
What is the mission of PTA?
- To support and speak on behalf of children and youth in the schools, in the community and before governmental bodies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children;
To assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children;
To encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools of this nation.
What are the Purposes 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.