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Duval County Council PTA Presidents’ and Principals’ Luncheon

Month Date Meetings Time Location
May May 16 Presidents’ and Principals’ Luncheon 11:30 a.m. UNF

Congratulations To The Winners Of Our P&P Talent Search!

Congratulations to the winners of our P&P Talent Search!
There were so many amazing entries that we couldn’t choose just one, so we have awarded our top 3 submissions with performances!
Hendricks Avenue Elementary,
James Weldon Johnson Middle School
and Thomas Jefferson Elementary!
We look forward to showcasing their talents on May 16th, 2017, don’t forget to purchase your tickets!

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.

NEW – PTA / PTSA Leadership Workshop Award

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.

  1. PTA/PTSA has a minimum of 5 members from their local unit each attend 3 hours of the county leadership workshop classes.
  2. Must be a PTA in good standing: See all SIX requirements on our website,
  3. Submitted to the DCCPTA Awards Chair:
  4. 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, Cline Auditorium, 1701 Prudential Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32207 (bring ID)
    Mail Application to: Attn: Awards Chair, DCCPTA, P.O. Box 5397, Jacksonville, FL 32247-5397.

Click here for the Leadership Workshop Application.

PTA School of Excellence

Click Here to learn more about the National PTA School of Excellence Program.

School of Excellence

Presidents’ & Principals’ Luncheon

Our annual Presidents’ and Principals’ Luncheon will be held at UNF on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

The Vendor’s Fair will run from 9:00 am – 11:30 am.

The luncheon will begin at 11:30 am.

Tickets will be sold at every General Meeting from January through April.  You may also mail the order form below with your check, but tickets must be picked up at a General Meeting – or at UNF the day of the Luncheon.

No tickets will be mailed to local units.

P & P Ticket Order Form 2017 Revised


Mark Your Calendars NOW for our Annual Vendors Fair!

Every year, the Duval County Council PTA hosts a Vendors Fair for local area PTAs to meet and explore many many fundraising opportunities for the next school year and learn about great deals on products and services.
This event is FREE and open to the public! So if you are affiliated with a sports team, scouting group, or other non-profit community organization, YOU ARE INVITED as well!
You may also forward this information to anyone you know who may be interested in exploring these companies.
The Duval County Council PTA Annual Vendors Fair will be held on:
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
UNF University Center
12000 Alumni Drive, 32211
9:00 am – 11:30 am
For more information, please email Teri Davis at  BusPart@dccpta.org.
CLICK HERE to view the “2016 Presidents’ & Principals’ Luncheon Slide Show”

Training and Workshops

DCCPTA’s Fall Leadership Workshops will be held September ??, 2016 from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm.

Sample DCCPTA invites to Winter Leadership Training Workshops and ESE Fair


Advocacy – Chair

Taking Action Through the Legislative Process 2014


DCCPTA Award Info 2014-2015

Local Unit Awards Tips 2014

History Book Info & Award Form Fall 2013

Business Partners

Business Partners – DCC PTA class Fall 2015


Communication – Chair

Public Speaking Workshop January 2016

PTA Computer & Communication Tips January 2016

PTA Photo Communication Tips January 2016

Social Media Tips

Creating Effective Newsletters Fall 2014

Marla Bryant Presentation on Facebook Communications Fall 2014

Executive Board

Your Executive Board Playing by the rules Sept 2014

Your Executive Board Playing by the rules Fall 2013


Fundraising – Chair

Grants and Donations

Health & Safety

Bonding and Addiction PowerPoint


PTA Leadership Training Program

Handouts For PTA Leadership Training Program

Behavior-Style Evaluation 061616

Example of Team Ground Rules 061616


SMART Goal Help Worksheet 061616

Volunteer Position Description Worksheet 061616

Webmaster Job Description 061616

Understand the Conflict Worksheet 061616

Leadership Activity

Build The Best Tower Team Activity


Membership – Vice President

Membership Tips

Membership: Recipe for Success

Membership PPT Sept 2014

Membership Fall 2013


President – Local PTA

DCCPTA Pres Training June 2015

President Transition Checklist 2014

President Info Sheet 2014

Procedure Notes



ElectionofOfficers-Script 2014

Agenda-sample 2014

DCCPTA Presidents Training Sept 2014

President’s Training – Fall 2013


Program – Vice President

PTA Male-bership June 2015

PTA Programs PP Fall 2014

PTA Increasing your Male-bership 2014

All Pro Dad

Increasing Male Involvement in Schools Fall 2013

Programs Fall 2013


Reflections Workshop Sept 2015 Handouts Fall 2015

Reflections Workshop Handouts Sept 2014

Step by Step Guide to Online Registration 2014

Reflections Workshop Presentation 2014

Treasurers – Finance

Treasurer – Local PTA Unit

Treasurers Top Ten Tasks – Sept 2014

DCCPTA Treasurer’s Training Fall 2013

End Of Year Treasurer’s Checklist

Vision Screening

Vision Screening Basics Fall 2013


PTA Computer & Communication Tips January 2016

Social Media Tip Sheets

PTA Website

Meeting Collaboration Website join-me


DCCPTA AwardsDuval County Council PTA Award 2015-2016 Results, Information, and Forms

This page is to recognize award winners and provide information for applying for the awards.

2015-16 Award Winners Duval County Council PTA – May 17, 2016



PTA of The Year:
Small Elementary: San Pablo Elementary PTA
Large Elementary: Alimacani Elementary PTA
Middle School: Julia Landon College Prep PTSA
High School: Stanton College Prep PTSA
Teacher Supply Depot Most Hours:
Stanton College Prep PTSA
1000+ Members:
Chets Creek Elementary PTA
Stanton College Prep PTSA
Largest Membership Increase:
Small Elementary:  Abess Park Elementary PTA
Large Elementary:  Bartram Springs Elementary PTA
Middle School:  John E. Ford PreK-8 PTA
High School:  Paxon School for Advanced Studies PTSA
Most Members:
Small Elementary:  Hendricks Avenue Elementary PTA
Large Elementary:  Chets Creek Elementary PTA
Middle School:  James Weldon Johnson PTSA
High School:  Stanton College Prep PTSA
Membership = Enrollment:
Julia Landon College Prep PTSA
Rising Star:
John E. Ford PreK-8 PTA
San Pablo Elementary PTA: Family Football and Baseball Nights
Chets Creek Elementary PTA: NANA Neighbors Assisting Neighbors Anonymously
Douglas Anderson SOTA PTSA: Carpool Connection
Paxon School for Advanced Studies:  The Smart Talk
History Book Winners:

Small Elementary   3rd place:  Chaffee Trail     2nd place: Jacksonville Beach
1st place:  Thomas Jefferson

Large Elementary   3rd place: Chets Creek     2nd place:  Crown Point    1st place:  Loretto

Middle School         3rd place:  Kirby Smith      2nd place:  John E. Ford
1st place:  Julia Landon

High School        3rd place:  Mandarin       2nd place:  Douglas Anderson       1st place:  Stanton

Award Information

Right FootRight Foot Award

A special award is presented to PTAs that complete important tasks to get your PTA off to a good start.   The Right Foot Award is due November 1, 2016.   For more information and the application go to:  Right-Foot-Award-2016-2017.


End of The Year Awards

For a complete listing of general PTA awards and their requirements go to:  DCCPTA Award Information.   Please note the DUE DATE for all DCCPTA awards:

  1. Award applications – including History books and electronic History submissions – are due at the April General Meeting, Tuesday April 25 from 8:30 am to NOON, outside the Cline Auditorium at the School Board. Do not  drop off anything at the School Board except on Tuesday April 25th 8:30 am to NOON.  There is no one at the School Board Building to accept awards on behalf of PTA.
  2. Award applications MAY BE MAILED – AT YOUR OWN RISK – to our P.O. Box. However, the awards must be received by 5:00 pm THE DAY BEFORE THE GENERAL MEETING. (This year, that date is Monday, April 24.)
  3. We cannot accept late entries because judging begins on several of the awards immediately following the April General Meeting.

PTA / PTSA Leadership Workshop Award

Click Here to learn more about  the NEW – PTA / PTSA Leadership Workshop Award

NEW – PTA / PTSA Leadership Workshop Award

DCCPTA Award Application  Forms

—  POSTED 1/8/16
Advocacy Award

Blood Drive Award

Diversity Inclusion Award

Family Engagement Award

Health Safety Program Award

Historian Award

Humanitarian Service Award

Local Unit Achievement Award

Reading Award

Student Involvement Award

Technology Award

State Award

Florida PTA Awards Program

To find the complete offering of state PTA awards go to http://www.floridapta.org/about-us/membership/recognition-awardsThe Florida PTA award deadline is May 1, 2016

Honorary State Life Membership Award

An Honorary State Life Membership is given for meritorious and outstanding service on behalf of children and youth. For $75, the Recipient will receive a Certificate, Pin and Wallet ID Card.  For a Leatherette Frame (add $7.00).


An appropriate acknowledgement will be mailed to the honoree or to the family of the deceased informing them of your gift to the Florida PTA. The amount is not mentioned. Unless otherwise specified, the net proceeds from your contribution will go into the Scholarship Fund, after covering expenses.  (AVAILABLE ALL YEAR). APPLY ONLINE through the Florida PTA website HERE.

National PTA School of Excellence Program

School of ExcellenceThe National PTA School of Excellence program deadline is Oct. 1.  This program is a recognition program that supports and celebrates partnerships between PTA and schools.  Click Here to learn more about the National PTA School of Excellence Program.  Contact National PTA by email at Excellence@PTA.org or by phone at (800) 307-4782.


Presidents’ and Principals’ Luncheon

Join us at UNF for our biggest Celebration of the Year!

PTA Reflections Program Reception and Awards Ceremony May 6

Reflections logo

Duval County Council of PTAs is holding the PTA Reflections Program Reception and Awards Ceremony, Friday, May 6, 2016, Reception at 6:00 pm, Awards Ceremony begins at 6:30 pm.  honoring the State and County Winners of the 2015-2016 National PTA Reflections Program “Let Your Imagination Fly”.  The event will be held at Atlantic Coast High School, Performing Arts Center (located on the backside of the high school), 9735 R.G. Skinner Parkway, Jacksonville, Florida  32256.

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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

PTA – Applications – Forms – Spreadsheets – Samples

Mailing Address:

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