Training Survey

Posted by Webmaster on June 4, 2014 in News |

If you attended our Officer and Chairman Training on May 20th, would you take a minute to answer a brief survey?

Take the survey now.

Training for 2014-15 Local PTA Board Members

Posted by Webmaster on April 30, 2014 in News |

Plano ISD Council of PTAs is offering training throughout the month of May to help local PTAs be successful.

Foundations Leader Orientation
May 14, 2014. Morning: 9:30 am Evening: 5:30 pm
Plano ISD Admin Building, Boardroom, 2700 W. 15th Street
Required for all PTA Board members once in their PTA career.
A small $9 fee applies to this class; certificates are awarded.

This class is also offered online through Texas PTA at Login using your Texas PTA login and select Notebook from the left sidebar menu.

PTA Officer and Chairman Training
May 20, 2014. Various one-hour sessions 9:15 to 2:15.
Plano ISD Sockwell Center, north of Willow Bend Mall
Job-specific training for beginner and experienced Board members to exchange ideas, resources, policies, and procedures.

Presidents Training
May 21, 2014. Morning: 10:00 am – 12:30 Evening: 6:00 pm – 8:30
Plano ISD Admin Building, Room 311, 2700 W. 15th Street
For Presidents and 1st Vice-Presidents.

Financial Reconciliation Training
May 29, 2014. 10:00 am – 12:00
Plano ISD Admin Building, Room 311, 2700 W. 15th Street
For Presidents, Treasurers, and Financial Reconciliation Committee members

Learn more about these offerings and RSVP through our Council Toolkit. Questions about trainings can be directed to Penny Chapman at

Additional FOUNDATIONS Sessions

Posted by Webmaster on April 30, 2014 in News, Training |

Looking for other choices for FOUNDATIONS training? Here are other local sessions:


Vendor Fair 2014

Posted by Webmaster on March 23, 2014 in PlanoPTA, Ways & Means

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] Deadline to register is April 11, 2014.

Interested in Serving on the Council Board?

Posted by Webmaster on March 18, 2014 in PlanoPTA |

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]

2014-15 Plano ISD Council of PTAs Officers

Posted by Webmaster on March 18, 2014 in News, PlanoPTA |

The following Officers for the 2014 -15 Plano ISD Council of PTAs Board were elected at the General meeting on March 18, 2014.

President: Amy Nelson
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


Outstanding PTA Application Open

Posted by Webmaster on March 17, 2014 in PlanoPTA, President |

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 Teacher of the Year Support

Posted by Webmaster on March 15, 2014 in News, Plano ISD Proud |

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

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.

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