MEMBERSHIP Statewide membership is comprised of hundreds of thousands of parents, teachers, administrators, students, and other child advocates in approximately 1,100 local units and councils. PTA MISSION is to make every child's potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children. HISTORY Virginia Parent Teacher Association became a state branch of the National Parent Teacher Association in 1921. The State PTA: ? Coordinates programs statewide on behalf of children and youth. ? Is represented on state committees and commissions dealing with children and youth. ? Provides conferences, workshops, publications and resource materials on issues and leadership development. ? Services units and councils through its 21 District PTAs.
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