About Us


Section 1

To work for the welfare of all school children, to provide for diverse learning styles and needs, and to continue the improvement of instructional opportunities for all.

Section 2

To develop and promote the adoption of ethical practices, personnel policies and standards of preparation for the teaching profession.

Section 3

To unify and support the teaching profession and to secure the salaries, retirement, tenure, professional and sick leave and other professional working conditions necessary to support teaching.

Section 4

To give members a common voice on matters pertaining to the teaching profession and to present individual and common interests before the Board of Education and other authorities.

Section 5

To acquire property and monies and to employ a staff, if necessary, to carry out the purposes of this Association.

Section 6

To serve as the professional voice of the Association of Portsmouth Teachers.