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Forming a chapter


Application for Chapter Status

Completed by core group, which is the leadership team of at least 12 people who initiate the chapter. Applications are available from PPS National.

National Review

Your application for chapter status will be reviewed by PPS National and you will receive notice within three weeks. If your application is accepted, you will move on to Step 3. If your application is declined, you will receive feedback and have an opportunity to resubmit.

Emerging Chapter

After the application has been accepted, the group has up to18 months to establish its infrastructure. Requirements and resources available from PPS National.

Letter of Agreement

Chapter files documents with Secretary of State’s Office. Letter of Agreement is signed by National PPS Executive Director. Chapter may begin using the name and logo of Parents for Public Schools.


After chapter has filed the Articles, applied for an Employee Identification Number, and adopted Bylaws, the chapter meets to elect/ appoint officers and delegate responsibilities.