Mission Statement

  • Recognizing that every student deserves excellence in education and a quality life, the Herricks District Council of PTAs obligation is to maintain its commitment and service to all children and its diverse membership; through increased parent/guardian participation, school and community awareness, advocacy, and education, and to foster and promote communication and interaction between the units, the administrators and the Board of Education.


    Working towards common district goals, Council members work together to effectively advocate on behalf of all district students.

    Working to be a channel of communication by relaying information from local and state school officials, and State and National PTAs, to broaden public understanding and involvement of home, school and community.

    Working to promote and provide a forum of open communication and the sharing of ideas between all units, administrators, council and community groups, in the collaboration and effort towards proactive problem solving.

    Working to secure adequate laws for the care and protection of all students.

    Working to develop with educators and the general public, such united efforts that will secure for all students the highest advantages in physical, mental, social and moral education.

    Working to bring into closer relation the home and the school, so that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of all students.

    Working to foster unity and collaboration to increase community group involvement in the district.

    Working to increase voter awareness and participation within the school community.

    Working closely with the Superintendent and the Board of Education, PTA Council facilitates progress and changes for the betterment of our district.