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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 in order to participate in the 2017 Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program

CLICK HERE for more information about the program and application.

Jacksonville National College Fair

The Jacksonville National College Fair will be held on Saturday, October ?? at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center in Jacksonville.   Sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and hosted by the Southern Association for College Admissions Counseling (SACAC), this event is free and open to the public.

Complete information about this National College Fair can be found online: www.nacacnet.org/jacksonville

Students are encouraged to register prior to attending the event.  Register online at www.gotomyncf.com.

The fair allows students and parents to meet one-on-one with admission representatives from a wide range of national and international, public and private, two-year and four-year colleges and universities. Participants will learn about admission requirements, financial aid, course offerings, and campus environment, as well as other information pertinent to the college-selection process. At the fair’s counseling center, students and parents can discuss their individual needs with college experts.

More Information

More information about the Jacksonville National College Fair, including directions to the fair, a list of colleges exhibiting at the fair, and tips for preparing for the fair, is available online: www.nacacnet.org/jacksonville or by emailing collegefairs@nacacnet.org or calling 800/822-6285.

The Top Mental Health Challenges Facing Students

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This guide helps to identify the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues for students and where and when to seek help. Left untreated, these issues can become debilitating for students, so whether you feel you are experiencing these issues or find yourself concerned for a friend or peer, it is important to take action now.
For complete article information Click Here.

 

 

 

DCCPTA High School Scholarship Application

DCCPTA awards five scholarships every year to graduating Duval County high school seniors.

This year’s scholarship application is now available.

2017-DCCPTA-scholarship-application B  DOCX

2017-DCCPTA-scholarship-application B  PDF

2017 DCCPTA High School Scholarship Promotion

Applications are DUE April 15, 2017.

Students awarded the scholarships will be invited to our Presidents’ and Principals’ Luncheon on May 16, 2017 at UNF.

Good luck!

National PTA Releases Two New Position Statements

February 5, 2016

National PTA’s Board of Directors adopted two new position statements on positive school discipline and assessment last week.

  • Position on positive school discipline states that exclusionary discipline practices should only be used in schools as a last resort effort and on an individualized basis in schools. Read the full statement
  • Position on student assessment and opt-out policies calls for all students to participate in high-quality, comprehensive assessments. Read the full statement

School Choice Guide

In time for the school choice season, the Jacksonville Public Education Fund and the Duval County Council of PTAs have designed a new guide for parents. This guide, (see link below), takes you through some of the key steps and important questions to ask yourself as you go through the school choice process.

JPEF How to Choose a School Card

In addition, check out JPEF’s full report on the school choice landscape in Duval County.

Finally, you can research every public and charter school in Duval County on School Facts Jax – check it out today.

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