PTA Board 2017-2018

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PTA Board 2017-2018 As the newly elected board it is important that you start the new program year by reading your BYLAWS, and making sure that the bylaws have been updated!  California State PTA requires that unit bylaws must be reviewed every year and updated every 3 years.  The PTA toolkit is available online; capta.org. […]

PTA Officers: We’re Here to Help you Succeed!

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California State PTA and Los Angeles Tenth District PTSA Welcomes unit and council PTA officers! THANK YOU for your leadership, dedication and commitment to California’s children, families and communities. No matter what office you’re taking on at the unit, council or district level, being a PTA officer is a lot of fun, but it’s also […]

Congratulations Outgoing Officers!

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It’s time to celebrate your success on a job well done! But don’t forget to take time to evaluate what went well this PTA year and what needs improvement. Your evaluation will provide some much-needed direction for the incoming PTA leaders. Learn more about how to evaluate your PTA’s:     Programs and projects. Membership […]

Officer Training, Part Two, October 4 or October 9, 2014

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Announcements Management

Have unanswered questions? Not sure how to run your association meetings? In the dark on how to keep your PTA in compliance and remain in good standing? Tax filings due – OMG! YOU do not want to miss this training. Saturday, October 4, 2014 10am – 1pm or Thursday, October 9, 2015 10 am – […]

Email Etiquette

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“There are four ways and only four ways in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: What we do, how we look, what we say and how we say it.” Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) American Educator Thoughts on e-communicating and e-manners: E-mail is forever. Always assume your […]

Communication Basics for PTA Leaders

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When speaking about the PTA to new audiences, one often has very little time to make the point heard. These talking points and facts will help demonstrate the strength of the PTA. The more these messages are said, the more likely it is that they will be heard and repeated by those one is trying […]

California State PTA’s Online Officer/Board Member Contact Program

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Your volunteer time is precious. That’s why we created the new Online Officer/Board Member Contact program. It makes entering your PTA’s officer and board member information and generating useful reports easier than ever. The program is available as a FREE feature to all PTA units, councils and districts in California through PTAEZ. Online registration is […]

Things to Turn Over During Transition of Officers

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Resources to pass on to your successor A procedure book that includes: Job description from the Toolkit Bylaws and standing rules PTA articles pertaining to the position Toolkit in hard copy or CD Parents Empowering Parents (PEP) Guide CD of convention handouts if available Insurance Loss and Prevention Guide National PTA’s Quick Reference Guides List of where PTA items and records are […]

PTA Board Elect Activities

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PTA bylaws provide that following an election, the board-elect may meet to begin making plans for the next term. The board-elect may: Plan to attend the California State PTA Convention. Fill vacancies in office and ratify appointments. Verify that council/district PTA has been provided with a roster of new board members with complete contact information. […]

Preparing for PTA Elections

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Announcements Management

Here are some tips from section 2.2.4 of the Toolkit to help you prepare for the election. The election is conducted no later than the second week of April, allowing the president-elect to attend convention representing the association. The president presides over the meeting and the election is held under “new business” on the agenda. […]