Short & Sweet
******DATE HAS CHANGED******
NOW SEPTEMBER 26
Due to the overwhelming amount of schools having their open houses on September 12th we are changing the date for Officer Training. Attached is the new flyer with the date and information. If you have signed up already please reconfirm that the new date works for you.
"Short and Sweet"
Officers & Leadership Training
Spackenkill High School, Hagan Dr, Spackenkill, NY
You’ve been elected…now what?
Are you wondering what you have gotten yourself into? Concerned that you don’t know what to do? Don’t know where to start? Don’t panic… come to the Taconic Region PTA Officers Training.
This training is free for all attendees.
Please invite all new and returning officers, as well as anyone who might be interested in board positions in the future. We will have several workshops and will discuss:
- Job descriptions for all PTA officers, as well as bylaws and membership chairpersons, so you can carry out your job successfully.
- How to start your year off right to help children effectively. You don’t have to reinvent the wheel!
- Learn what resources are available to save you time and keep things running smoothly
- Where you can go to get help if something goes wrong. You are not in this alone!
RSVP by 9/21. For more information and how to register see attached flier.
NYS PTA Annual Convention
The 2013 NYS PTA Annual Convention will be held in Saratoga, NY.
November 15 -17, 2013
The statewide annual gathering provides inspirational speakers, motivating and instructional workshops on a variety of topics as well as opportunities for networking with local, region, and state members.
Details for the 2013 Annual Convention will be available as they become finalized...
News: Reflections 2013-2014
2013-2014 Reflections Theme is “Believe, Dream, Inspire”
Deadline to turn in all art is December 10, 2013. Place TBD.
The National PTA Reflections Art Program encourages students to create works of art for fun and positive recognition. Since 1969, the Reflections Program has been bringing families, schools and communities together in support of student success through the arts.
Does your PTA take part in the PTA Reflections Program?
Any PTA/PTSA in good standing is eligible to sponsor a Reflections Program.
A local PTA may choose to advance Reflections entries to the next level of recognition. The rules, forms and resources necessary for advancing Reflections entries can be found on NYS PTA website - www.nyspta.org