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PTA Structure

Local, District, State & National

Unit -- Individual Schools
- Operates as a self-governing body
- Plans programs and activities to meet community needs
- Works at the school site, at home and in the community for all children and youth
- Represented on the council board by the unit president or
  other designated representatives
- Required to observe policies of the State and National PTA
Beverly Hills PTA Council -- All Schools in the District
- Includes all units within the City of Beverly Hills
- Serves as a conference body
- Provides workshops, leadership training and programs
- Assists in the organization of new units
- Provides counseling for local units
- Coordinates programs and projects of member units
- Represented on the Thirty-Third District Executive Board by Council President and/or other
   designated representatives
Thirty-Third District PTA
- A geographical division of the California State PTA
- Includes all PTA members in good standing with the District
- Promotes work of State and National PTA
- Responsible for the formation of new units and councils
- Unifies and strengthens units and councils
- Channels information between the State PTA and units and councils
- Provides conferences, workshops, programs and leadership training
- Provides publications
- Represented on the State Board of Managers by the District President
California State PTA
- A branch of the National PTA; serves as a liaison with National PTA
- Includes all PTA members in good standing within the State PTA
- Cooperates with other groups and organizations working for youth
- Maintains legislative advocates; supports and works for legislation on statewide issues
  that affect the education, health and well-being of children and youth
- Holds annual convention
- Interprets and implements policies, programs and projects
- Provides services, materials and publications
- Represented on the National PTA Board by the State President
Click HERE to read more about California State PTA.

National PTA
- Includes all who join local PTAs Advocates nationally and internationally
for children and youth
- Develops and funds projects which are national in scope
- Maintains legislative advocates at the federal level
- Provides field services and leadership training
- Provides publications
Click HERE to read more about National PTA.