July 20, 2022

How to Prepare Your PTA’s Memberplanet Database for 2022-23

Mid-July might seem early to be thinking about memberplanet, but there’s no better time than now to complete some necessary database housekeeping. You’ll be glad you did! We have prepared an updated Database Relaunch Checklist especially designed to support new and returning PTA leaders who may just be logging into memberplanet for the first time in…
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Category: Membership , News

December 30, 2020

Membership Dues Subsidies from PTA General Funds (Scholarship Memberships)

For many years, WSPTA has interpreted National PTA and WSPTA bylaws concerning payment of membership dues to prohibit local PTAs from using its own funds to pay for PTA memberships. In an effort to remove barriers, WSPTA leadership has consulted with National PTA, their accountants, and legal counsel over this interpretation. The major findings are:…
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Category: Membership

December 10, 2020

Community, Advocacy, and Membership

Synergy. Powered by PTA. Imagine your PTA as a triangle with Membership, Advocacy, and FACE (Family And Community Engagement) at each of its corners. Imagine all the results of having a PTA at your school or in your community are within the triangle. Now, if one of the points of the triangle didn’t exist, you…
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Category: Advocacy , Family Engagement , Membership