Plano ISD Council of PTAs is here to assist local PTA/PTSA chapters meet the PTA vision of making every child’s potential a reality. Join us in supporting your local school. Be involved by volunteering. Be included as a PTA member. Be informed by signing up for PTA news. Find your local chapter PTA or become a Community PTA Member. Be PTA.
Plano ISD Council of PTAs annual Vendor Fair is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Plano Senior High Gymnasium from 10 am to 2 pm. This event brings together a variety of vendors who share information about their products, programs, and services, in areas such as arts and enrichment, parent education, youth protection, education, and fundraising. The event is free and open to the public. Anyone with an interest in building or expanding the programs offered at their PTA, school, booster club, church, scouting, sports, or civic organization is encouraged to attend.
Would you like your business to be represented at our Vendor Fair? Booth, Food Truck, and Virtual Vendor packages are available for as low as $25. Review package options and register using our Toolkit or email Brandi Hatley at ways [at] planopta.org. Deadline to register is April 11, 2014.
Nominations for the 2014-2015 Plano ISD Council of PTAs Board are now being accepted. All positions include two components – the task of the actual position and participation as part of the leadership team in assisting with board initiatives. All meetings are held on alternating Tuesdays – Board meetings are monthly and Regular meetings are held six times per year from 10am-12pm.
We invite you to apply and make a difference in our community by submitting a Council Board Interest Form. If you have any questions about the positions, please contact Amy Nelson at presidentelect [at] planopta.org.
The following Officers for the 2014 -15 Plano ISD Council of PTAs Board were elected at the General meeting on March 18, 2014.
1st VP – Aide: Paula Johnston
2nd VP – Programs: Kelley Thomas
3rd VP – Membership: Angela S. King
4th VP – Volunteers: Laura White
5th VP – Communications: Frances Fass
Secretary: Becky Byrley
Treasurer: Penny Chapman
Each and every PTA works hard for their students and teachers.
Each and every PTA is a candidate for Outstanding PTA.
Plano ISD Council of PTAs Outstanding PTA Application is open
and it is easier than ever to tell us about your accomplishments.
• Fewer questions
• No copies
• Electronic submission
Apply for the Outstanding PTA Award today!
More information on our Forms page
Submission deadline is April 15, 2014
Plano ISD Council of PTAs assists Plano ISD’s Teacher of the Year Gala Planning and Solicitations Committee by helping to secure monetary and in-kind gifts for the Teachers of the Year, Excellence in Teaching awardees and all teacher nominees. Review available opportunities for sponsorship, table sponsor, and gift and gift certificate donations. If you are interested in providing a gift to recognize the excellent teachers in our district, contact Committee Co-Chair, Penny Chapman, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gifts are tax deductible. All agreements, payments and certificates must be received by April 18. 2014 for publication in the gala program.
Learn more about the Teacher of the Year Gala.
The March issue of the Council Connection is now available. News covers April’s Vendor Fair and the recent changes to Texas PTA’s Bylaws template, as well as information about a new resource for volunteers.
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The spring issue of Texas PTA’s The Voice is available.
Our 5th VP – Communications, Frances Fass, is featured in her role as Director-at-Large. Also inside are articles on music and money that should interest all parents and an update on the Texas Family Conference.