March 21, 2024

All About Givebacks: Our New Database System

This spring, WSPTA will transition away from memberplanet and toward a new statewide membership database powered by Givebacks, formerly MemberHub. We’re excited that Givebacks specializes in serving PTAs and know this change will make member management, communications, and fundraising easier for our local leaders. You can learn more about our transition timeline by visiting Givebacks’s…
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Category: Membership , News

January 4, 2024

Individual State Awards – Nominate Someone Now!

Help to recognize leaders for their work in statewide service, advocacy, and teaching (including staff) by submitting a nomination! The all-in-one form for nominating leaders is now available on the WSPTA Application & Submission Portal and has been updated to make it easy and quick to apply. Visit this page for more information about all…
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Category: Advocacy , Awards , Events , Leadership , News

September 28, 2022

Introducing Our New Awards Submission System

Let’s dive right in! We are very excited to announce the launch of our new submission portal for awards of excellence, student programs, and the Reflections arts contest. This new system, powered by SM Apply, will be a simple and centralized home for most WSPTA programs moving forward. Before 2020, WSPTA was still dependent on…
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Category: Awards , News , Reflections

September 27, 2022

The Great PTA Sign Up Day

Guest post by Amanda Cabana, WSPTA Membership Director Washington State PTA’s Great PTA Sign Up Day will happen on October 26, 2022. We hope to sign up 5,000 members across Washington on this one day! This contest aims to grow knowledge and build membership by spreading the word about PTA, who we are, what we…
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Category: Membership , News

September 13, 2022

How to Prevent, Identify, and Deal with Embezzlement of Your PTA’s Funds

Guest post provided by Platinum Sponsor, Association Insurance Management Inc (AIM) Ever wonder what the #1 claim type that AIM Insurance handles? Believe it or not, it’s embezzlement. Yet, because PTA’s fear information about the impact of embezzlement of their PTA’s funds getting out to the public, it often remains a shameful secret. And unfortunately,…
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Category: News