Become a PTA Member

Please accept our invitation to join and become a partner in education. CHES PTA memberships support our programs and the statewide work of the New York State PTA. CHES PTA memberships are just $5.50 per individual membership or $11 for both parents! PTA memberships are not limited to parents only – caregivers, grandparents, teachers, school faculty/staff, community members are encouraged to join.

You can become a member via the following methods:

  • Online (credit card): Purchase a membership directly from our online store (credit card) using your PTA Portal account. Don’t have a PTA Portal account? Click here for more information.


  • Backpack Mail (cash/check): Complete the membership form, and put the form, along with your payment (cash or check made payable to CHES PTA), in a sealed envelope, addressed to “PTA Membership”, and send in with your child to give to their teacher. Membership forms are sent via email to all CHES families during the membership drive and can be requested via email at


  • Back To School Nights (cash/check): Come visit our PTA Membership Table at the Back to School Nights! At our table, we’ll have PTA representatives available to answer your questions about our PTA, have membership forms available to complete, and can accept membership payments (cash or check made payable to CHES PTA).