Free State PTA is a state-level branch of National PTA, representing parents, teachers, students, and community members. Free State PTA works to promote the welfare of children and youth, fostering collaboration between parents, educators, and stakeholders to enhance education and well-being.
Free State PTA engages in various activities, such as advocating for education-related policies, providing resources and programs for parents and teachers, supporting school improvement efforts, and organizing events that encourage family involvement in education. Free State PTA plays a significant role in connecting local PTAs across the state, amplifying their collective voice, and striving to create a positive impact on education and children's lives in Maryland.
Every Child. One Voice.
PTA's mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.
Collaboration: We will work in partnership with a wide array of individuals and organizations to broaden and enhance our ability to serve and advocate for all children and families.
Commitment: We are dedicated to children’s educational success, health, and well-being through strong family and community engagement, while remaining accountable to the principles upon which our association was founded.
Diversity: We acknowledge the potential of everyone
without regard, including but not limited to: age, culture, economic status, educational background, ethnicity, gender, geographic location, legal status, marital status, mental ability, national origin, organizational position, parental status, physical ability, political philosophy, race, religion, sexual orientation, and work experience.
Respect: We value the individual contributions of members, employees, volunteers, and partners as we work collaboratively to achieve our association’s goals.
Accountability: All members, employees, volunteers, and partners have a shared responsibility to align their efforts toward the achievement of our association’s strategic initiatives.