Our mission is to
SUPPORT and speak on behalf of children and youth in schools,
ASSIST parents and caregivers in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children, and
ENCOURAGE parent/caregiver and public involvement in schools.
The Hopkinton PTA is currently looking to fill Board and Chair vacancies! If you have a love of our special community and are willing to step up, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership & Marketing Coordinator: Alissa Marks
Spirit Wear Coordinator: Shannon Killary
Silent Auction Chairs: Andrea Folson & Julie Zapton
Board meetings are held at 5:00pm on the first Wednesday of each month at Harold Martin School for the duration of the school year.
(See the Events page for details.)
Our Board and Organization is governed by Bylaws dictated and approved by the State and National PTA.
Of particular note is Article III: Purposes of the PTA
SECTION 1: The Purposes of the Hopkinton PTA, in common with those of the National PTA and the New Hampshire PTA, are:
To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, places of worship and throughout the community;
To raise the standards of home life;
To advocate for laws that further the education, physical and mental health, welfare and safety of children and youth;
To promote the collaboration and engagement of families and educators in the education of children and youth;
To engage the public in united efforts to secure the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social well-being of all children and youth; and
To advocate for fiscal responsibility regarding public tax dollars in public education funding.
SECTION 2: The Purposes of the PTA are promoted through advocacy and educational program directed toward parents, teachers, and the general public; are developed through conferences, committees, projects, and programs; and are governed and qualified by the basic policies set forth in Article IV.