WHY PTA?

Did You Know?

PTA is the largest and oldest volunteer association in Oklahoma and the United States devoted solely to the welfare of children.

Your voice is heard through Oklahoma PTA and our legislative efforts. We spend many volunteer hours talking with legislators, compiling reports and informing PTA members of legislation pertaining to children.

PTA’s safety projects include bicycle safety, playground equipment, school crossings, school buses and teenage drivers.

PTA’s juvenile protection projects include working with state agencies on problems of child abuse, bullying, foster children and juveniles in the court.

Oklahoma PTA’s Scholarship program provides many scholarships each year to qualified students.

PTA’s activity in health issues include – comprehensive health, tobacco including second hand smoke and smokeless tobacco, food allergies, diet disorders/obesity, ingredient labeling, alcohol and drugs, immunizations, child nutrition programs, child growth and development, and others.

PTA’s Cultural Arts Program has given thousands of children a better understanding of art through the Reflections Program, musicals, trips to art museums, concerts and art volunteers in the classroom programs.

PTA offers training courses free of charge to its members. These courses provide information about PTA and how it best functions. The PTA offers self-improvement training, which enables members to function well as leaders in PTA and other community activities as well.

 

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