Kuumba Academy PTA Membership
Membership is open to anyone who believes in the Mission and Purposes of National Parent Teacher Association. Every person who joins Kuumba Academy PTA automatically becomes a member of both the Delaware PTA and National PTA.
The Mission of the 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.
The purposes of the PTA are
- To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship;
- To raise 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; and
- To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantage in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.