The vision, mission, and purpose of DMS PTA are aligned with those of Texas PTA

PTA Vision:  Making every child's potential a reality.

PTA Mission

PTA is:

A powerful voice for all children,

A relevant resource for families and communities,

A strong advocate for the education and well-being of every child.

PTA Purpose

  1. To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship;
  2. To raise the standards of home life;
  3. To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth;
  4. To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth;
  5. 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.

 PTA Values:

These core values guide our decisions and actions:

COLLABORATION: We work in partnership with a wide array of individuals and organizations to accomplish our agreed-upon goals.


COMMITMENT: We are dedicated to promoting children's health, well-being, and educational success through strong parent, family, and community involvement.


ACCOUNTABILITY: We acknowledge our obligations. We deliver on our promises.


RESPECT: We value our colleagues and ourselves. We expect the same high quality of effort and thought from ourselves as we do from others.


INCLUSIVITY: We invite the stranger and welcome the newcomer. We value and seek input from as wide a spectrum of viewpoints and experiences as possible.