Mission & Values of the National PTA
The overall purpose of PTA is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.
Collaboration: We work in partnership with a wide array of individuals and organizations to accomplish our agreed-upon goals.
Commitment: We are dedicated to promoting children’s health, well-being, and educational success through strong parent, family, and community involvement.
Accountability: We acknowledge our obligations. We deliver on our promises.
Respect: We value our colleagues and ourselves. We expect the same high quality of effort and thought from ourselves as we do from others.
Inclusivity: We invite the stranger and welcome the newcomer. We value and seek input from as wide a spectrum of viewpoints and experiences as possible.
Integrity: We act consistently with our beliefs. When we err, we acknowledge the mistake and seek to make amends.
The Huntsville Council of PTAs
serves as an advisor to local units. It is the first source of communication for support, information, and assistance for local units.
keeps local units informed of issues.
provides resources for programs, membership, ways and means, and other committees as needed.
coordinates local efforts with the school system and the school board.
conducts leadership training.
recognizes persons and local units for outstanding PTA service.
represents the PTA membership in legislative efforts.
represents Huntsville at the State PTA.
coordinates a scholarship program for local high school students.
awards grants to local units.
Huntsville Council Officers 2020-2021
President - Chasity McMillan
Vice President of Leadership Development - Shonnelle Cummins
Vice President of Programs - Amy Jones
Vice President of Membership - Jovonne Foster
Vice President of Legislative Affairs - Katherine Courter
Secretary - Lisa Hudson
Treasurer - Deb Stern
Concessions - Melvin Scruggs
Technology Committee Chairperson - Mark Torstenson
Programs Committee Chairperson - Vanessa Colebaugh