Welcome to Al Manar International School’s PTA

We encourage all parents to become active in the PTA as it is a very important connection between home and school. Below we have provided a little sample of what a PTA does and does not do so that you will have an overview of the PTA.  It is our hope that you consider joining the PTA to build a strong partnership with the school for the success of the students.

The PTA Does

  • Support the educational programs and extracurricular activities of the school
  • Encourage parents’ involvement in their individual children’s lives, education, class, and school provides
  • Provide feedback and suggestions for school programs
  • Coordinate programs and projects that will support or enrich the curriculum
  • Encourage/fund the increased exposure of students to technology
  • Provide feedback/assist with increased awareness of school safety and security issues
  • Support the educational goals of the school and assist with attaining those goals through parent and community volunteerism
  • Recruit volunteers and coordinate volunteer efforts to staff PTA functions and assist with school programs
  • A LOT ! ! !

The PTA Doesn’t Not:

  • Run the school
  • Force parents to participate in PTA and/or school activities
  • Set policy regarding school programs
  • Define the school’s curriculum
  • Dictate the technology platforms and/or software used by the school
  • Define or interfere with  the school’s security program and policies
  • Set the educational goals, testing requirements, or compliance factors
  • Have jurisdiction or authority over school staff, teachers, and other employees