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Northwest Cook Region / District 37 Illinois PTA

District 37 of the Illinois PTA is that part of Cook County outside the city limits of Chicago which encompasses Elk Grove, Palatine, Schaumburg, Wheeling, and Barrington Townships, plus that part of Lake County, which lies within the Barrington Elementary School District.

In short, PTA District 37 currently consists of 62 Local Units and 3 Councils in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago.

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

PTA Mission: To make every child's potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

PTA Purposes: Historical goals of PTA

  • To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, places of worship, and throughout the community.
  • To advocate for laws that further the education, health, welfare and safety of children and youth.
  • To raise the standards of home life.
  • To advocate for fiscal responsibility regarding public tax dollars in public education funding.
  • To promote the collaboration and engagement of families and educators in the education of children and youth.
  • To engage the public in united efforts to secure the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social well-being of all children and youth.
  • The Parent Teacher Association®

    Membership is open to anyone who believes in the mission and purposes of Parent Teacher Association. Individual members may belong to any number of PTAs and pay dues in each. Every person who joins a local PTA® automatically becomes a member of both the state and national PTAs.

  • Together we are a powerful voice for children. With your help, we can continue to work toward PTA's goal of a quality education and nurturing environment for every child.
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