Who We Are

Issaquah Middle PTSA is a private, non-profit organization with members dedicated to the service of the students, parents and staff of Issaquah Middle School and we advocate for the health, education, safety and welfare of all children. We are affiliated with the Washington State PTA and National PTA. Membership in our PTSA supports many programs and events and benefits the IMS community. 

We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and your donations to PTSA are tax-deductible. Our Federal Tax Id can be provided upon request.

 

Standing Rules

In addition to being governed by the Washington State PTA Uniform Bylaws, we have Standing Rules which define specific conditions that govern our PTSA. These rules are not allowed to be in conflict with the Washington State PTA Bylaws.

 

Mission Statement

Actively collaborate with the administration to create a welcoming and vibrant academic community by providing resources to enhance the learning experience; strengthen community relationships by encouraging more family involvement; and support students, families, and staff at IMS through our programs and activities.

 

Goals for 2020-2021

The Issaquah Middle PTSA will:

  • Keep families connected and involved through utilizing PTSA communications tools including our website, newsletters, social media and general membership meetings throughout the school year.

  • Build a Family and Community Engagement program to support students and families in the IMS community while promoting inclusivity.
  • Increase PTSA membership participation through promoting and advocating for the PTSA and its benefits.
  • Continue to fund budgeted items as needed through PTSA fundraising activities and explore new opportunities to enhance or expand those items and efforts.
  • Provide support and recognition for teachers, staff, students and families through programs, parent education and sharing resources.
  • Advocate for the IMS community by providing a platform to share information on district, county and state level decisions.
  • Act as stewards for the continued welfare and viability of the PTSA both educationally, legally and financially through membership, fundraising, good fiscal management and transparency.