Membership

How to Join

To join the PTA, click here for a printable PTA Membership form (also available in Spanish). Place your completed form and dues payment (cash or check) in a sealed envelope marked “Parklawn PTA.” The envelope can be given to your child’s teacher or turned in at the Main Office.

A PTA membership card will then be sent to each new member. Bring your membership card to each PTA-hosted event to receive free members-only perks (an extra raffle ticket, a toy for your child, a Popsicle, etc.).

Congratulations to our Membership Drive Contest winners!

The PTA’s membership drive contest concluded on October 14th, with a total of 157 members! As the grade with the most PTA members, Kindergarten earned a dance party. Ms. Compher’s 3rd grade class was awarded $50 in Scholastic books and a visit from a mystery reader for achieving the highest percentage of members (86%!). Faculty teams are still competing; teams with 100% membership will be entered in a raffle for a $100 gift card. 

Parklawn PTA receives Membership Award from Virginia PTA

Parklawn Elementary PTA was recently recognized by the Virginia PTA and the Northern Virginia District for earning an Outstanding Membership Achievement Award, 1st Place in Division 6, for the 2015-2016 school year.

Thanks to the tireless efforts of the Membership Team, Parklawn PTA had a 363.64% increase in membership, going from 33 members in June 2015 to 153 members in June 2016. Debbie Kilpatrick, Northern Virginia District Director, presented the certificate to the Membership Team at the October 20th General Membership Meeting. 

Why should you become a Parklawn PTA member?

The Parklawn PTA brings together parents, teachers and other community members to support school programs that make your child’s learning experience more exciting and engaging. The Spelling Bee, Bingo Night, Singing Panthers, and after-school enrichment programs are just a few of the activities sponsored by the PTA.

Who is eligible for PTA membership?

  • Parklawn faculty and staff
  • Adult family members, including grandparents, aunts and uncles
  • Community members, such as neighbors, family friends, and local business leaders

Dues are $10 for the first member, and only $5 for each additional adult within the household.

National PTA Benefits & Discounts

Whether you’re buying school supplies for the kids or renting a car for your next family vacation, PTA members can save money on everyday purchases thanks to National PTA’s Member Benefits Provider Program.

National PTA teams up with businesses committed to supporting PTA’s mission of serving all children by offering our members special discounts, fundraising opportunities and other unique deals.

Virginia PTA Benefits & Discounts

Membership in the Virginia PTA also provides special discounts and valuable benefits. When you join the Parklawn PTA, you automatically become a Virginia PTA member! You’ll need the following information to create a user account on the VAPTA website: 

  • Unit Name: Parklawn Elementary School
  • Unit ID: 00014150 (enter the 0s!)

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