PCMS PTSA Mission and Goals 

 

PCMS PTSA's mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children, through collective collaboration, commitment, diversity, respect, and accountability.

Goals:

1.  Encourage and create opportunities for family involvement in student academic learning and achievement.

  • Objective 1: Provide clear, concise, and timely information to our school community, increasing parent participation, volunteerism,  through PTSA meetings, programs, events - via personal invitation, website, e-news, social media, message boards, and ISD flyers. 
  • Objective 2: Provide Parent Education and PCMS speakers to communicate district-wide “Parent Ed” opportunities.
  • Objective 3:  Acknowledge parent volunteers throughout the year..
2.  Create a partnership with administrators, teachers, and staff to encourage an environment conducive to learning.
  • Objective 1: Establish and maintain open communication with school administration and staff (e.g., monthly Principal/PTSA meetings, PTSA-ASB Liaison to collaborate with ASB Advisor to coordinate PTSA/ASB activities).
  • Objective 2: Provide thoughtful consideration of and timely response to all program, activity, and funding requests.
  • Objective 3: Provide volunteer and funding resources to support PCMS teachers, staff, and activities.
  • Objective 4: Recognize staff through Staff Appreciation activities.
3.  Encourage opportunities for students to use their voices, and for the PCMS PTSA to advocate on their behalf.
  • Objective 1: Strive for 100% PTSA membership (one adult representative for each student).
  • Objective 2: Utilize Director of Advocacy to advocate for the health, safety, and well-being of our children.
  • Objective 3: Keep parents informed and mobilized on legislation and other state and district-wide issues that affect our schools and communities.
4.  Foster unity within our community through socials, meetings, and other events.
  • Objective 1: Find volunteers from all feeder schools to encourage participation and unity within our school.
  • Objective 2: Encourage participation in and support of humanitarian/community outreach and special needs efforts.
  • Objective 3: Promote and support the Issaquah Schools Foundation (financially and via PTSA-ISF Ambassador Board position).

 

 

National PTA:

PTA is the legacy association for children, families, and education, investing in the whole child, advocating on their behalf. Washington State PTA reaches millions of parents and families through membership, coalitions, partnerships, and landmark advocacy. PTA is building ways to ensure that family engagement is never overlooked, providing training on its importance, in and out of the classroom. Our PTAs focus on social and educational programs, inspiring the importance on family engagement in all schools and communities.