Join the PTA



Have you ever wondered why you should join the PTA?
In addition to supporting your child’s school directly, there are many other benefits to you when you join, such as :

  • Get Connected
    There’s no better way to know what’s happening in your school.
  • Discover Great Resources
    The PTA offers a variety of programs designed for parents as well as students.
  • Tap into a Network
    PTA functions are opportunities to meet other parents and teachers, building rapport and discussing issues that are on your mind. You can share ideas, concerns, and experiences.
  • Watch Yourself Grow
    By volunteering with your PTA, you put your skills and hobbies to use for a noble cause —your child and all children in the community.
  • Speak Up
    PTA can be a way for you to more effectively suggest change at your child’s school.
  • Witness Improvement
    By getting involved at your child’s school you’ll be part of the solution, helping make positive changes. Local PTAs play an important role in fundraising to provide building improvements, curriculum-based programs, and social events.
  • Be a Role Model
    By becoming a PTA member, you’ll be demonstrating to your child the importance you place on education.
  • Enjoy Substantial Benefits
    Individuals and local units can take advantage of a host of benifits from PTA membership including discounts and offers from the national pta (, such as magazine subscriptions, leadership training, e-newsletters and much more.

How to Join the New Market Elementary PTA

To join, download, complete and return the PTA Sign up Form to your child’s classroom teacher along with cash or check made payable to “NMES PTA” in a sealed envelope.  Your membership card will be returned to you in your child’s folder.


The cost is $15 for the first adult family member and $20 for two adult family members.

Membership Benefits

When you join the NMES PTA, you automatically become a member of the Maryland and national PTAs. You also receive a free copy of the Student Directory;  free admission to most NMES Family Activities; representation by the PTA in state and national advocacy for education policy and legislation; discounts from the national PTA including Sylvan, Hertz, Schwan’s, and Staples.  You also