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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 7-31


Parent-Teacher Associations (PTA's)

The School Board shall encourage the establishment of a Parent Teacher Association (PTA) or Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) in each school and shall cooperate with the Virginia Beach Council of PTAs in its efforts to promote public education. The Superintendent shall encourage principals to cooperate with PTAs/PTSAs in mutual activities. In the event questions arise concerning PTA/PTSA activities which conflict with School Board policy, the Superintendent or his/her designee shall schedule a meeting that may include the principal, the president of the Virginia Beach Council of PTAs, and the local PTA/PTSA president to resolve the question. The Superintendent shall encourage principals and teachers to become active members of their respective schools’ PTA/PTSA.

Virginia Board of Education Regulation, 8 VAC 20-131-270, as amended. School and community communications.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-253.13:6, as amended. Standard 6. Planning and public involvement.

Adopted by School Board: October 20, 1992
Amended by School Board: August 19, 2014