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DCCPTA – Early Unit Registration Form

DCCPTA - Early Unit Registration Form DCCPTA - Early Unit Registration Form Each Florida PTA unit is required to register their new officers on the Florida PTA website https://floridapta.org/new-and-returning-officers-form/ . DCCPTA gets the first downloaded file of next year’s officers in mid to late August. To keep the new Duval PTA presidents and treasurers informed, would you please complete this form to insure you get early communications. PTA/PTSA Local Unit Name * President's First Name * President's Last Name * President's Email Address * Enter Email Confirm President's Email Address * Confirm Email Treasurer's First Name * Treasurer's Last Name
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2017 DCCPTA Senior Scholarship Winners

Here are the 5 winners of the 2017 DCCPTA Senior Scholarship $500 scholarships. 1. Lacey Radloff – Sandalwood High School 2. Jose Malavet – Atlantic Coast High School 3. Logan Franks – Stanton High School 4. Anna Huynh – Stanton High School 5. Margaret Miller – Stanton High School    

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Required PTA President and Treasurer Training Sessions Planned

Required PTA President and Treasurer Training for incoming officers will be held at the Duval County School Board Building: June 8, 2017, 9:30am-11:30am, July 31, 2017, 5:30pm-7:30p, and August 24, 2017, 9:30am – 11:30am. PTA President and Treasurer Training

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Grant for Local PTA Unit Scholarship 2017 Florida PTA Conference – Deadline May 22

2017 Florida PTA Conference Scholarship Needs based scholarships are available from the Duval County Council of PTAs/PTSAs to support the attendance of 2016-2017 PTA leaders, who will be officers/chairs at their local unit, at the Florida State Leadership Conference and Convention. Recipients are to be selected by the Executive Committee of the Duval County Council of PTAs/PTSAs. The scholarship will provide for one standard hotel room with 2-person occupancy, $75.00 gas allowance, and 2 registration fees. Only one scholarship per unit allowed. The Local Unit will be required to write a check to the Council in the amount of $250.

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Take Action Today- Florida PTA Opposes Conformation Of Bill 7069

Late Friday afternoon a massive education bill was introduced through the budget process.  This bill was negotiated behind closed doors, bypassing the democratic process of public input and the option for amendments.  While testing reform, daily recess, and other good education policies have been placed inside this bill, it has a devastating impact on the education budget that will leave our most vulnerable children behind. Now is the time to act!  Please CALL today and tell your Senator to vote NO on Conforming Bill 7069. Our children are worth more than this. Click the link below to log in and send your message:

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Additional P&P Luncheon Tables Now Available

PTA / PTSA Schools may now order additional tables for the P&P Luncheon on May 16 at 11:30 at UNF.  They will be available on a first come basis.  If you would like to order or have questions call Cathy Guiler at 904/451-9955. Cathy Guiler DCCPTA Treasurer

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National PTA Reflections Winner Announced 2016-2017 – Congratulations Duval

We are proud to announce that three Duval County students have won Awards of Excellence at the national level: Madison Minkley of Douglas Anderson High School (Dance Choreography) Sydney VillacortaBuer of Douglas Anderson High School (Film Production) Halle Taylor of Alimicani Elementary (Film Production) Congratulations!!! Anita Edwards DCCPTA Reflections Chair

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PTA Members Take Action Now! April 27

  Take Action Now! The power of the PTA lies within our members and we need your help! For the next 9 days the Florida Legislature will be making key decisions regarding education funding, testing and accountability, local control of local schools, and recess. Many of these decisions affecting our children and our schools will be made in conference committee meetings held behind closed doors. NOW is the time to let our legislators know where we stand, before the doors shut and policy is made out of the public eye. Please email or call your Legislator TODAY and urge them

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Vitti Email Do Not Accept House Bill (HB) 5105

Here is an email from Superintendent Nikolai Vitti to the Florida House.  You can use some of these points when you contact your legislators.  Here is the link to Contact Your Legislators ———- Original Message ———- From: “Vitti, Nikolai P.” <vittin@duvalschools.org> To: “Vitti, Nikolai P.” <vittin@duvalschools.org> Date: April 17, 2017 at 1:49 AM Subject: Reject HB 5105 April 17, 2017 Florida State Senators, I implore you to not accept House Bill (HB) 5105 during budget conference negotiations. The bill seemingly attempts to address the authentic need to improve educational outcomes in schools serving students facing higher concentration of poverty but

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Urge House & Senate to oppose “Schools of Hope/High Impact Charter Networks”

Please contact you state legislators on the Schools of Hope bill this week.  This email gives you important talking points . From: “Kathleen, Fund Education Now” <info@fundeducationnow.org> Date: April 25, 2017 at 12:25:44 AM EDT To: Rebecca Couch <beckicouchdistrict6@gmail.com> Subject: Urge House & Senate to oppose “Schools of Hope/High Impact Charter Networks” l Reply-To: info@fundeducationnow.org Fund Education Now! Urge the House & Senate to oppose any bill containing “Schools of Hope/HIgh Impact Charters” language This dangerous concept has worked its way into at least a dozen bills, making it intentionally harder to track. All of this activity feeds the goal

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General Meetings:

General DCCPTA Meeting, Tuesday, September 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am, hospitality 9:00 -9:30 a.m. meeting 9:30 am. Make sure your PTA/PTSA has a representative. Join us at:
Duval County Public Schools
School Board Building
Cline Auditorium, 1st floor
1701 Prudential Dr
Jacksonville, Florida 32207

PTA – Applications – Forms – Spreadsheets – Samples

Mailing Address:

DCC PTA
P.O. Box 5397
Jacksonville, FL 32247
Email DCC President
Email Local Unit Team