Emerson PTA is a unit in good standing of the Utah PTA. Utah PTA is a non-profit grassroots child advocacy association made up of parents, teachers, and students. Utah PTA is an affiliate of National PTA and is organized in Utah at local, council, and state levels.
Utah PTA Legislative Priorities 2021-2022
5% increase to per-pupil funding with maximum flexibility. To be used for recruiting, supporting, and retaining teachers and upgrading buildings to be physically safe and secure.
Expedited state special education funding to support and implement IEPs.
Funding for high quality part- and full-day kindergarten.
Developing career pathways, incentives, and programs to increase the number of counselors, psychologists, and social workers.
Mental health education and awareness campaigns for students, families, and communities to increase early intervention and prevention programs and reduce the stigma associated with mental illness.
Kristin Mullen, President
Beth Jennings, VP
Emily Pilstl, Secretary
Jamie Mackey - Treasurer