Reaching out, communicating effectively and embracing diversity to build community at Kerr Elementary.
Kerr PTA wants and needs our whole community of Kerr to Join the PTA. Get involved! There are many volunteer opportunities at Kerr. Got a special talent? Let us know Moms, Dads, Grandparents, and Aunts and Uncles, Kerr PTA and the students need YOU!
The mission of the PTA is three-fold:
To support the speak on behalf of children and youth in the schools, in the community, and before governmental agencies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children;
To assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children; and
To encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools of this nation.
Heather K MadridKerr PTA President 2011-2012
Reasons to Join
By Joining the Kerr Comets PTA, you automatically become part of the largest child-advocacy organization in the state - over 770,000 strong across Texas! Wow! Joining PTA is the best way to get informed and involved in your child"s school. It gives you a voice and a vote to all PTA activities throughout the year. Studies have proven that membership in PTA provides your child with a greater chance of achieving in school. It"s a wonderful way to meet new friends, other parents, and to get to know the teachers. This will introduce you to others that share common concerns and you will feel more empowered to do the tough job of parenting. You will join in promoting welfare for our children in the home, school, community and place of worship. More than ever it is important for parents to learn ways to keep children safe, trouble free, and involved in school. PTA is the best place to gain that knowledge. You will be included in and receive a Kerr Student Directory that will keep you and your children connected to others throughout the year. It"s only $9.00 per member! $4.00 is sent to pay for state and national dues. The remaining $5.00 is used to help pay for the printing cost of the directories. The PTA makes Kerr Elementary a better place!
How to Join
The quickest and easiest way to join the PTA right now is at Curriculum Night in September. The Membership committee will be at this event to hand out membership forms and answer any questions you may have. Membership Forms are online. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the following:
Last Modified on August 24, 2011