2017 Florida PTA Officers Newsletter February
Florida PTA has an amazing legacy of advocacy. This year’s “LegCon” attendees will celebrate the dedication of thousands of child advocates across Florida whose efforts work to make every child’s potential a reality. The 2017 Florida PTA LegCon will feature workshops on key education issues facing the Legislature, with discussions and trainings on how PTA advocates can shape public policy at home and in Tallahassee in 2017 and in the years to come. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to celebrate with PTA members statewide! Registration Fee: $55 per adult; $25 per student. For more information, click here. When: Sunday March 26, 2017
The Duval County Council of PTA is offering a new award based on PTA Unit participation in the PTA Leadership Workshop. Criteria for Award: 3 ITEMS must be met in order to qualify. PTA/PTSA has a minimum of 5 members from their local unit each attend 3 hours of the county leadership workshop classes. Must be a PTA in good standing: See all SIX requirements on our website, http://www.dccpta.org/pta-units/running-your-pta/what-does-in-good-standing-mean/ Submitted to the DCCPTA Awards Chair: DEADLINE: ON OR BEFORE Noon, the day of the April DCCPTA General Meeting (check DCCPTA.org website for exact date). Location: Duval County School Board Building,
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Learn about the education priorities of key statewide organizations and policymakers, the budget outlook and the latest from Tallahassee in this free one-hour webinar.
If you are not receiving the Duval County Council PTA e Newsletter from your PTA Units Presidents, and would like to receive it, please complete this form.
Dr. Dana Kriznar, Duval County Public School Chief of Staff addressed questions that were asked at the Duval County Council PTA General Membership Meeting held January 24, 2017. 1. The Choice applications are due before Magnet letters are mailed out. Frequently parents want to select Choice options if they do not get into a Magnet, but at that point, it is too late to submit an application. Have we thought about changing the timing of the deadlines for applications and/or notification of seats? The Choice application process begins on April 15th, but does not end until May 15th. Letters for
Do you have a workshop idea you would like to teach in July at the Florida State Leadership Convention? If so complete this form and submit by February 3, 2017.
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