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Our Mission

National PTA's mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.


CA PTA's mission is to positively impact the lives of all children and families.

PTA Member Benefits

Get Connected: Know what’s happening at Mark Twain

Discover Great Resources: We offer different programs for parents, guardians, extended family, as well as students.

Tap into the Twain and LESD Network: Our events are opportunities to meet other parents/guardians, and teachers, building rapport and discussing issues important to you.

Watch Yourself Grow: Your skills and hobbies can be used to assist your child and all children in the community.

Speak Up: You can effectively suggest change and fresh ideas for Mark Twain.

Witness Improvement: You can be part of the solutions and positive changes and watch them happen.

Be a Role Model: You will demonstrate to your child the importance you place on education.

Enjoy Benefits: Check out discounts and offers from member benefits providers and sponsors.

About PTA

PTA school of excellence
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Welcome Mark Twain Community

About Mark Twain PTA

The Mark Twain PTA (Parent Teachers Association) is an organization that delivers engaging and fun family events to the school, raises funds to support many enrichment activities for students, and helps families support their child’s education.

Our Vision:

The PTA at Mark Twain Elementary will strive to be a stable organization that leads in engaging with and meeting the needs of all families regardless of the leadership or school make-up.

2022-2023 Goals:

  1. Improve the awareness and activation of the PTA’s mission within our school community 
  2. Expand student/family/teacher/staff engagement and support on virtual platforms
  3. Intentionally delivery on inclusivity for our diverse school community
  4. Improve leadership and member training, planning and organization
  5. Refresh traditional PTA programs and add new ideas
  6. Promote family and community togetherness

School of Excellence

Double honors were awarded to the Mark Twain Elementary PTA!

We are proud to be a National PTA School of Excellence for 2019-2021. In addition, we were honored with the 2019 Phoebe Apperson Hearst Outstanding Family-School Partnership Award. This award is National PTA’s highest honor given for effective family engagement 

General Meetings

PTA General Association Meetings are open to the public. However, only paid Mark Twain PTA members are eligible to vote on any motions presented. Agendas will be made available prior to each meeting and will be posted here.

We welcome all parents, guardians, grandparents and interested parties to the meetings for discussion of school related topics.