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January 30th Lunch & Learn- Human Trafficking

DCCPTA will present a Lunch & Learn on human trafficking following our General Meeting on Tuesday, January 30th at 11:30 a.m. in the Cline Auditorium.   Human trafficking happens close to home…Florida continues to be 3rd in the nation in calls to the National Human Trafficking Hotline.  According to a study of U.S. Department of Justice the average age that a trafficked victim is first used for commercial sex is 12-14.  Children are particularly vulnerable to human traffickers.  Please join us to learn more about this important human rights issue. Please RSVP if you plan on joining us.  Lunch will be

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K-12 Education: A Look Ahead to the 2018 Legislative Session 

Education Works Virtual Forum K-12 Education: A Look Ahead to the 2018 Legislative Session  Tuesday, December 12th | 3:00 – 4:00 pm EST Learn about the education priorities of key statewide organizations and policymakers, the budget outlook and the latest education priorities from Tallahassee in this no-cost, one-hour webinar open to those interested in Florida education issues.   Click HERE to register and receive login information.

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Jacksonville Public Education Fund

Join the Jacksonville Public Education Fund at a public forum on December 4 to discuss improvements to public education.  Parents/caregivers and middle/high school students will have a great opportunity to give their ideas about how we can improve public education. Event Flyer

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Superintendent Search

DCPS School Board to Host Superintendent Search Community Meetings The Duval County School Board has begun its search for a new superintendent. As part of the process, the Board has scheduled several community meetings to discuss its new Strategic Plan and the superintendent search process as well as learn from attendees what qualities and values they would like to see in the new superintendent. The dates of the community meetings are as follows: Monday, November 6 Time: 6-7:30 PM Location: Terry Parker High School: 7301 Parker School Road, Jacksonville, FL 32211 Wednesday, November 8 Time: 6-7:30 PM Location: Ed White

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Mr. Rogers Sweater Drive

DCCPTA, WJCT, VyStar Credit Union and Two Men and a Truck are once again honoring the memory of Mr. Rogers by collecting and distributing warm clothes throughout the community. If your school is interested in participating in this year’s Mr. Rogers Sweater Drive the entry form can be found below.  Collections will run through November 30th. Contributions will be donated to a number of nonprofits in Duval, Clay, St. Johns and Nassau counties. Items needed: Sweaters Jackets Gloves Socks Men’s Pants and Blankets Sweater Drive Flyer for Schools School-Participation-Form-2017

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MLK JR. Breakfast- Tomorrow’s Leaders Award

Tomorrow’s Leaders Essay Contest The City of Jacksonville’s 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast presented by Florida Blue commemorates the 89th anniversary of Dr. King’s birth by honoring his life-long commitment and achievements toward his dream for social change. Tomorrow’s Leaders is a component of the Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast that looks to recognize and award youth in our community who are exemplifying the philosophies of Dr. King through leadership, community volunteerism and civic responsibility. The City of Jacksonville is pleased to offer the opportunity for deserving elementary, middle and high school students to be nominated for the Tomorrow’s

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Fall Leadership Workshop

DCCPTA invites all PTA members to join us for our  Fall Leadership Training Workshops   Date:            SATURDAY, October 21, 2017 Time:            8:30 am   Registration begins                         9:00 am – 12:00 pm   Workshops Location:     Eugene Butler Leadership Academy                          900 Acorn Street                          Jacksonville, 32209   View the Fall Leadership Workshop schedule:  Fall Workshop 2017 PLEASE REGISTER so that our organizers

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HOUSE BILL 7069: WHAT’S IN IT, WHAT IT MEANS FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION, WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT The Duval County Public School Board has voted to join a proposed lawsuit that will challenge the constitutionality of a controversial education law the Florida Legislature passed this spring.  Are you wondering what all of the fuss is about? Florida PTA has provided a concise and informative summary of HB 7069, outlining the damaging aspects of this law to the public education system and where the State Legislature is mandating that your Duval County tax revenue be spent.  We urge all Duval residents

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Local Unit Checklist

Gearing Up for the 2017-2018 PTA Year Summer is slipping away and the new school year will be here before we know it!  DCCPTA had put together a handy list for you to use to make sure your PTA is ready to take on the 2017-2018 school year!! Attend our first Council Meeting of the year on August 29th at 9:30 AM in the Cline Auditorium of the School Board building, 1701 Prudential Drive Be sure that you have registered your 2017-2018 new or returning officers on the Florida PTA website, floridapta.org.  This is required before you can receive your Kit of

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Take Action National PTA Take Action

Trump Administration Proposes $9.2 Billion Cut to Public Education.  

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General Meetings:

General DCCPTA Meetings
are above and run from 9:30 am - 11:30 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:

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