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October 30, 2018

November Checklist for Running Your PTA

Ongoing Tasks Attend any board and membership meetings Read meeting minutes and offer corrections Prepare reports for board and membership meetings Attend training Be familiar with your responsibilities and fulfill them Review and ask questions about monthly financial report Prepare articles for newsletter/social media Update website Participate, help, and communicate Monthly Tasks Insurance payments due…
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Category: Leadership

October 25, 2018

40th Annual WSPTA Legislative Assembly Wrap-Up

Delegates from across Washington state gathered to adopt a brand-new two-year legislative platform and several new permanent advocacy positions, be inspired, receive advocacy training, and network with other passionate PTA members during the 40th annual WSPTA Legislative Assembly, October 20-21, at Green River College. Some highlights of the Assembly included a keynote address by the…
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Category: Advocacy , Events , Legislative


September 26, 2018

Who Can Be A PTA Member?

If your PTA is not recruiting members in order to get volunteers, suddenly the pool of potential members has expanded exponentially! So who can join your PTA? Any living person! Quite literally, as long as the potential member is human and alive, they can join your PTA. We do not discriminate based on geographic location,…
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Category: Membership

September 25, 2018

October Checklist for Running Your PTA

Ongoing Tasks Attend any board and membership meetings Read meeting minutes and offer corrections Prepare reports for board and membership meetings Attend training Be familiar with your responsibilities and fulfill them Review and ask questions about monthly financial report Prepare articles for newsletter/social media Update website Participate, help, and communicate Monthly Tasks Review tasks from…
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Category: Leadership


August 29, 2018

September Checklist for Running Your PTA

Ongoing Tasks Attend any board and membership meetings Read meeting minutes and offer corrections Prepare reports for board and membership meetings Attend training Be familiar with your responsibilities and fulfill them Review and ask questions about monthly financial report Prepare articles for newsletter/social media Update website Participate, help, and communicate Monthly Tasks Hold an executive…
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Category: Leadership

August 14, 2018

PTA Leader Testimonial

As the school year winds down, I’ve been reflecting on my two-year term on the PTA board. I didn’t exactly come in kicking and screaming, but I wasn’t jumping up and down to take it on either. I feared I was unqualified or it would be too time consuming. While we had been a part…
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Category: Leadership

July 25, 2018

August Checklist for Running Your PTA

Ongoing Tasks Attend board and membership meetings Read meeting minutes and offer corrections Prepare reports for board and membership meetings Get educated: take advantage of in-person and online training opportunities Be familiar with your responsibilities and fulfill them Review and ask questions about monthly financial report Prepare content for newsletter or social media Review and…
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Category: Leadership

July 6, 2018

Membership Database Year End

The PT Avenue membership database 2017-2018 end of year process has been completed for all PTAs using the membership only version of PT Avenue. PTAs using the finance or full versions of PT Avenue must complete the end of year process by July 15. To learn more, open the PT Avenue End of Year 2017-2018…
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Category: Leadership , Membership