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Bring the best of you to your PTA.

Congratulations on being elected (or re-elected) to your PTA's executive board!

The PTA Council of PUSD Executive Committee is proud to support you this year as you lead your school's PTA on a year of opportunity, advocacy and enrichment for all children in your community. 

 

If you’re a newly elected officer or a seasoned veteran, there's something for everyone, and we can't wait to meet you. Let's gather together (virtually, via Zoom), learn about our roles or learn about additional ways you can develop success within your PTA.

8:45-9:00am

Check-in

 

Sign in, check your Zoom connection and get ready for a morning of team-building, learning and fellowship.

9:00-9:20am

Welcome


Council President Introduction & Keynote Address

Meet all members of your Council Executive Committee and hear from Council President Scott Harden as he outlines the PTA Council of PUSD vision, goals and actions for the year.

9:30-10:20am

Block 1

 

Choose one of the following session options:
 

Session 1A: Presidential Fundamentals

This session will orient new unit Presidents to their roles and responsibilities.

 

 

Session 1B: Financial Fundamentals

If you are a new unit Treasurer, Auditor, Financial Secretary or a Fundraising Coordinator, this session will orient you to how you fit into your PTA unit's financial structure.

 

Session 1C: Process & Governance

As a unit Secretary, Parliamentarian, or Historian, you have specific roles and responsibilities in ensuring your unit keeps accurate records, operates fairly, and tracks volunteer work performed by its members.

10:30-11:20am

Block 2

Choose one of the following session options:


Session 2A: President & Financial Officers — Workflows for Efficient Accountability

For all unit Presidents, Treasurers, Financial Secretaries, Auditors and Fundraising Coordinators. Learn how to create transparent and efficient workflows to ensure that your unit stays compliant and accountable to its membership.

 

Session 2B: Membership Essentials

It's the height of PTA membership season. We'll talk about ways Membership VP/Coordinators can grow their unit's membership in fun, engaging ways.

Session 2C: Show Your Voice With PTA Reflections!

Learn about National PTA Reflections program and this year's process for submitting student works to be considered for special recognition. Also learn about grant money available from PTA to help your unit achieve your Arts Education program ambitions. Perfect for Arts/Reflections Coordinators.

 

 

 

 


 

11:30-12:20pm

Block 3

 

Choose one of the following session options:

Session 3A: Developing Effective PTA Communications

Are you communicating effectively with your membership? This session is designed for Communications VP/Chairs, Corresponding Secretaries and Digital/Social Media chairs. We'll look at strategies for improving communication across digital and analog spectrums.

 

 

 


 

Session 3B: Advocating for Every Child

PTA's mission is to advocate for every child. Is your unit speaking for all voices?  What is local advocacy and how does it work at the unit and council level? Learn tips and techniques to ensure your PTA is representing your entire school community, from programs to access. Perfect for Legislative Advocacy chairs, but open to anyone looking to open wide the doors of their PTA.

12:20-1:00pm

Q&A / Networking

 

Want to network with your fellow PTA board members across the District? Fix a snack, stick around and chat with us. Got burning questions? We'll get you answers.