The National PTA has recognized McKinley School and McKinley PTA as a 2019-2021 School of Excellence for their accomplishments in building a strong, effective family-school partnership that is enriching the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.
National PTA’s School of Excellence program supports and celebrates schools and PTAs that make a year-long commitment to improving family-school partnerships. Throughout the year, the schools and PTAs collect feedback from their school communities and create and implement plans of action to make a difference for every child. Through the School of Excellence program, PTAs and families become key partners in decision-making and school improvement efforts.
McKinley School and McKinley PTA are one of only 326 PTAs and schools nationwide to be designated a 2019-2021 School of Excellence.
PTA President Amy Malaise says that “McKinley is proud of the work we have been doing on family engagement and issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity. We have worked hard over the last few years to make sure that every family feels included at McKinley and that every individual has a voice. We will continue this work over the next few years to ensure that we are doing our very best to make our families feel welcome.”
To celebrate their achievements, National PTA presented McKinley School and McKinley PTA with a certificate and a National PTA School of Excellence banner to hang in their school.