I am the link which unites and presents a clearly defined image of PTA work to the community.
I provide strong, inspiring leadership.
I am understanding and compassionate to unit problems.
I work with the district board realizing that through cooperation, we may achieve the purposes of the PTA.
I refrain from legislating for units.
I shall not dictate to units.
I interpret the basic PTA policies in a friendly, impersonal manner, noting that units abide by their bylaws.
I counsel with courtesy and perception, knowing that each unit is autonomous.
I give PTA information in a clear and easily understood manner.
I start my meetings on time and use parliamentary procedure to ensure a fair and just meeting.
I work within the framework of the PTA purposes, mission, and vision, recognizing that they are the foundation of all PTA work.
I keep my units informed concerning deadlines on National PTA and Illinois PTA grants, reports, awards, registration forms, and bylaws.
I stay informed on PTA legislation and share my experience and information with the units, realizing that sharing is an important part of leadership and my obligation to the members.
I abide by my bylaws and urge local units to do the same.
I present programs, demonstrating technique along with information.
I plan informative leadership development seminars.
I use National PTA and Illinois PTA resources in my work.
I try at all times to be big enough to overlook pettiness, small enough to ask for help when needed, and above all, to practice what I preach.
I lead by example.
I am a PTA Council.