Our PTA Board

If you think that the PTA is just a small crew of moms who meet now and then to plan bake sales, you may be in for a big surprise. The Parent Teacher Association, or PTA, is a huge and very influential nationwide organization with state and local affiliates throughout the country. The national PTA is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia and promotes parent involvement in school communities. It is also a powerful lobbying organization in state legislatures and in Washington, D.C., advocating on behalf of students and schools.

PTA meetings serve as venues for discussions about a variety of educational issues. Teachers may talk to the parent community about a new reading program or student discipline issues. Experts from the community may talk about building better relationships with adolescents, or share important information about school reform initiatives. Parents may raise concerns about such things as homework or proposed changes in the school curriculum.

One of our most important assets in a PTA organization is the parent volunteers, without their dedication and commitment none of this would be possible. If you want to help make a difference please join us on our next PTA meeting we would love to have you there.

Rick Chiapa PTA President

Rick Chiapa serves as the Tulsa St PTA Presidentr. Rick is currently employed at The Southern California Gas Co and has been there for 15 years. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Northridge in 1996 and his MBA from Pepperdine University in 2013. Rick has been married 14 years and has two children; a daughter age 8 and a son age 6.