You do not have to be a parent or teacher to join the PTA. Anyone can join a school PTA and support the organization's mission to positively impact the lives of all children and families. Superintendent Cindy Marten recently showed her support by joining the PTA at Cherokee Point Elementary School. She is encouraging San Diego Unified employees and community supporters to follow her lead.
The superintendent was the guest speaker at the San Diego Unified Council of PTAs general meeting on Sept. 23, where she talked about the district’s Vision 2020 of creating quality schools in every neighborhood. The district has deemed that one of the 12 indicators of a quality school is parent/community engagement around student achievement. The PTA is one avenue to support that quality.