Article II – Purposes (from the PEA Constitution)

Section 1. To work for the welfare of school children, the advancement of education, and the improvement of instructional opportunities for all.

Section 2. To improve the professional, economic, social, and civic status of teachers and support personnel.

Section 3. To build solidarity among the members of the profession and to act as a unit in the solution of problems.

Section 4. To cooperate with the Parent-Teacher Associations and other civic bodies having educational objectives.

Section 5. To develop and promote the adoption of such ethical practices, personnel policies, and standards of preparation and participation as mark a profession.