Join the Joaquin Miller Parent Teacher Association
The Joaquin Miller PTA (JM-PTA) is a local unit of the External LinkOakland Council, Peralta District of The California Congress of Parents, Teachers, and Students, Inc. At Joaquin Miller we have traditionally had a membership rate of about 75% of our families. Membership is obtained through paying District PTA dues. PTA meetings and Parent Education Presentations are held at 6:30 p.m., during the third week of each month of the school year, unless otherwise changed by the Executive Board. Child care and a community dinner are provided at no cost to make it easier for families to attend. In attendance, you'll find friendly and passionate parents, teachers, and the principal, working together to make our school the best it can be. Our efforts and fundraising fully fund our computer lab and library, physical education, arts enrichment, teacher’s assistants, field trips and supplies for all classrooms.
The work of the PTA is carried out through its Executive Board and through numerous program committees. The current standing committees include Arts Enrichment, PTA Music, Back-to-School Picnic, PTA Bulletin Board, Computer Room Coordinators, Passive Fundraising Coordinator, the Green Team, School Pictures, Fall Auction, School T-Shirts, Graduation Party, Spring Fair, Health and Safety, Safety Patrol, Teacher/Staff Appreciation Luncheon, Library Committee, Walk-A-Thon, Multiculturalism, Diversity and Human Relations, the Yearbook and more.
Please notify the principal or any member of the PTA Board if you would be willing to help out on one of these committees.
Our mission is to support Joaquin Miller’s community of parents, teachers and staff in their shared goal of enhancing our children’s educational experience by providing resources and opportunities that help all children thrive.
To download the Joaquin Miller PTA bylaws, click here. Note: This is a large PDF file, more than 3.5 megabytes, and may take a while to download.