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February 2017 General Meeting Minutes

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Florida Education and Youth Legislation Links

This group of links provides a wide range of information related to national and Florida education and youth legislation.  This information can be used to keep up with the rapidly changing legislation.  Please keep informed and present your views to your legislators. Link to: The Legislative Priorities Brochure  http://floridapta.org/advocacy/legislation/advocacy-tool-kit?task=document.viewdoc&id=2431 Stepping Up: Florida’s Top Juvenile Civil Citation Efforts 2016  http://floridapta.org/component/edocman/?task=document.viewdoc&id=2424&Itemid=0 FSBA – Florida School Board Association  http://fsba.org/ Register for Voter Voice Legislative Alerts   http://floridapta.org/advocacy/advocacy/capwiz-legislative-alerts National PTA Advocacy page for Federal Updates  http://www.pta.org/advocacy/ Florida Department of Juvenile Justice “Roadmap to System Excellence” Reports  http://www.djj.state.fl.us/roadmap-to-system-excellence Florida Children’s Council  http://flchildrenscouncil.org/   Celita Wilson leadership@dccpta.org

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Florida Education Legislation Information

This group of documents provides information related to Florida education legislation.  This information can be used to support your views when contacting your legislators.  

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Spring Leadership Workshop April 20

Duval County Council PTA Spring Leadership Workshop April 20, 2017 class time table.  If you would like to register for the workshop Click Here.  If you would like to learn more about the new PTA/PTSA workshop award Click Here.   Spring Leadership Workshop April 20

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eNewsletter Florida PTA March 2017

See what is happening at the Florida PTA. Here is the March 2017 eNewsletter. March 2017 Florida PTA     1747 Orlando Central Parkway     Orlando, Florida     32809     407-855-7604     800-373-5782 www.floridapta.org Membership Board of Directors National PTA *Please share this publication with your members* e sure to get the latest information from us! Spring has sprung and our state’s legislative session has begun!  One of those brings new growth, new opportunities, and makes children happy.  The other brings…well…let’s just say new opportunities.  Each year we prepare for session by tuning in to the

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Governor Scott Requesting Increases To Education Funding

Florida PTA would like to commend Governor Rick Scott for his foresight in requesting significant increases to education funding for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

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You’re Invited To A Community Town Hall – Jacksonville

Join parents, teachers and community leader, along with school board officials, and local state and federal elected officials for a special Community Town Hall meeting. April 1, 2017, 10:00 AM, Jessie Ball duPont Center, 40 E. Adams St., Jacksonville, Florida.

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Florida PTA Awards 2017 Deadline May 1

Has your local PTA unit been doing great things? Florida PTA would like to recognize local units for their effort to further the mission and purpose of PTA. Apply by May 1, 2017  for all the awards that showcase your programs and accomplishments for the 2016-2017 year. Click Here for the state forms.

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School Based Mental Health Conference

Duval County Public Schools will be hosting the 2nd Annual School Based Mental Health Conference themed “Unlocking The Pieces to Student Mental Health” Friday, May 19th – William M. Raines High School,  9th graders And Friday, May 26th – Jeff Davis Middle School,  8th graders The purpose of this conference is to: Teach youth social, behavioral, and emotional skills. Bring about awareness of mental health and how students can navigate through life successfully despite risk factors. Foster resilience and increase protective factors in youth. Mental Health is a growing concern in our community and we recognize the impact it can

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Jacksonville Mayor’s Summer Student Jobs Program

The City of Jacksonville is excited to announce the 2017 Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program!  This years’ program will be building the talent pipeline for our local economy by connecting young adults with education and employment career pathways that prepare them to meet the skill demands of employers while leading them to workforce success. Our program will begin June 12 and run through July 21, 2017. The program will consist of training and 20-hour work weeks, along with a wide variety of employment opportunities. You must be between the ages of 16-21 (must be 16 by June 1, 2017) Must be TANF eligible

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General Meetings:

General DCCPTA Meeting, Tuesday, April 25 @ 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

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P.O. Box 5397
Jacksonville, FL 32247
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