PTA ConstitutionJointly prepared by PTA representatives and School Authorities 1.DEFINITION & AIM OF THE PTA
o Parent Teachers Association (PTA) is a non-profit, non–political and non– sectarian organization made up of school staff and parents which work to support the school in a wide variety of ways. o The function of PTA is not only to help/ support the school in the development of students but also to provide help/support in the improvement and development of the school. 2. DEFINITION OF KEYWORDS o Association – All Parents, Teachers and employees of the Pratibha International School. o Members – Any /All individuals who have been accepted and admitted by the Association. 3. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The aims and objectives of the association shall be: To provide a platform for parents, guardians, and teachers of students of Pratibha International School to meet, exchange, deeply analyze issues, make recommendations and effectively pursue the implementation of decisions on matters affecting education/learning. To foster mutual understanding, harmonious relationship and cooperation among parents, guardians, and teachers in the fulfillment of their common aim, the welfare of the school and the pupils/students therein. 4. MEMBERSHIP OF PTA, QUALIFICATION The formation of parents- teachers' Association and working method is as under. Membership of association shall be open to - o Parents/guardians whose children or wards attend school in Pratibha International School. Such participation shall be non – political and non –religious. o Any person who is a member of the teaching staff of Pratibha International School. o For every class / Division one parent o In the managing committee, 50% would be ladies. 5. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE The formation of Parents- Teacher's Association's Managing Committee would be as under:- Chairman - Head of the School Vice Chairman - one from parents Secretary - one from teachers Jt. Secretary (2) - from parents one and from teachers one Member - One teacher from every standard. 6. GUIDELINES AND RULES OF CONDUCT Members, will at all times, during its deliberation and actions, work with proper conduct and respect to one another and to the school. Each member must attend general meetings unless a member has a sound reason that will hinder him. a. The period of Parents-Teachers' Association would be for one year. Any parent once has become the office bearer or the managing committee member, thereafter in the next five years; he cannot become the office bearer of the managing committee member. b. The meeting of managing committee should be called minimum once in four months. c. In the school, every student's parents should be the member of Parents-Teachers' Association. 7.GUIDELINES AND RULES OF CONDUCT o Help School in any events outside and beyond standard School functions such as: Organizing intra school quiz competitions, science fair, community outreach, teacher appreciation event etc. o Provide an "ear" to the issues concerning the parent body at large and take it up with School authorities for satisfactory resolution. o Solicit new ideas and suggestions from the parent body to help enhance the overall and all round education experience and work with PIS for review and implementation of the same. o Build a sense of community at school through increased and sustained parental participation and involvement in school events. o Foster a relationship between parents, teachers, school authorities. 8. GUIDELINES AND RULES OF CONDUCT o The committee members are not allowed to summon a meeting a counsel any other parent without the involvement of the school authorities. o The PTA is formed for the benefit of the school and the students and not for any personal interest.