About Us

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We are the Twenty-Fourth District of the California Congress of Parents, Teachers and Students, Inc. (California State PTA), a branch of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers (National PTA), but you can call us the 24th District PTA or SLO County PTA.

The purposes of this district, in common with the purposes of the National PTA and the California State PTA, are:
a. To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship.
b. To raise the standards of home life.
c. To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth.
d. To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth.
e. To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.

The purposes of this district are promoted in cooperation with the National PTA and the California State PTA through an advocacy and educational program directed toward parents and teachers and the general public; developed through conferences, committees, projects and programs; and governed and qualified by the basic policies set forth in Article III of our association’s bylaws.

This district is organized exclusively for the charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or corresponding Section of any future Federal tax code (hereinafter “Internal Revenue Code”).

Our organization is noncommercial, nonsectarian, and nonpartisan.