Dear Glenview Families,
The Glenview Elementary PTA welcomes all new and returning families to the 2014- 2015 school year! The National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) was created in 1897 and continues to be the only organization whose one goal is to support children. As the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the nation, PTA reminds our country of its obligations to children and provides parents and families with a powerful voice to speak on behalf of every child. When government budgets get tight and our leaders look to education for cuts, PTA represents our children to ensure that their interests are not overlooked. Additional information about the National PTA is available at www.nationalpta.org.
Locally, Glenview PTA provides our students with many programs, services, and events to enrich the excellent education they receive in their classrooms. While your membership fee does not pay for this enrichment, it creates the infrastructure to provide it. Our strength is in our membership numbers on all levels—national, state, and local.
· Individual PTA Membership - $8.00
· Platinum Membership - $100.00
· Gold Membership - $50.00
· Silver Membership - $20.00
Teachers, moms, dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and older siblings—anyone who cares about kids can join the PTA. Every member makes the organization stronger!
Our membership drive is not a fundraiser. $4.00 of each membership fee is passed on to the State and National PTA to pay for your membership in those organizations. $4.00 of each Individual Membership stays at Glenview to help fund Glenview’s website, assemblies, student awards, field trips, and Carnival, just to name a few areas the PTA supports.
Please review the information provided here and on the backside of this flyer explaining the PTA drive and the fun competition we have planned for our students’ success in returning their envelopes and memberships. Paid members will receive a membership card that can be activated at pta.org/activate. Let’s make it a family affair—Every PTA membership strengthens our ability to advocate for our children.
Glenview PTA Membership Chair
Membership envelopes can be picked up in the office.