WSPTA's Region 12 covers Asotin, Benton, Columbia, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Walla Walla Counties and part of Adams County.
Region Director Message
Greetings to Region 12 PTA officers, members and friends!
As I write this, you have just 1/3 of the school year remaining to complete wonderful PTA activities and programs. (I realize that some of you are hmphing “that long?”; and others realize there is some serious work to get done before the end of the school year, but that it is all glorious.)
Continue doing good with your Career Night, Cultural Fair, Achievement Breakfast, Graduate Celebration, Teacher Appreciation, Tutoring – whatever your PTA does for your school, students, staff, parents.
Also - be sure that all officers have completed training for this school year.
Is your Nominating Committee on track to have their report ready before your March or April election?
Do you have a financial review committee in place and ready to complete their work before the end of June?
Charitable Solicitations renewal is due at end of May – or submit the no-fee optional on-line registration if your income is under $50,000 each year.
*** And how about this: Has your PTA included “Convention” in its budget? Running your non-profit corporation – your PTA – does take knowledge, training, networking. If at all possible, send an incoming officer (or two!) to WSPTA Convention, May 3 – 5 at the Bellevue Hyatt. If you’re willing to fill volunteer requirements (two 3-hour shifts and one 2-hour shift) during convention, the registration fee is waived. (For information on volunteering, click on the Convention link on WSPTA website and go to ‘Volunteer’ page.)
Here’s to Spring!
Region 12 Director
“Kids learn life lessons by watching adults.”
- Bruce Brown, Proactive Coaching