President’s Message

It is a great pleasure and privilege to introduce myself to you as the new Highlands Council PTA President for the 2018-2019 school year!  Actually, I am not “new” as I had served as Highlands Council President during the 2015-2016 school year. I have also served as the first President of a newly formed PTA Read more about President’s Message[…]


 The School Smarts Parent Engagement Program is a model for creating meaningful and diverse parent involvement. It brings parents from all backgrounds together in support of their common interest: helping their children and schools succeed. AWARD-WINNING, RESEARCH-BASED PARENT ENGAGEMENT School Smarts is an award-winning, research-based program proven to: Foster parent engagement in schools Support parents as children’s Read more about SCHOOL SMARTS GETS PARENTS INVOLVED[…]

Congratulations to the Newly Elected Board Members

The Highlands Council of PTA’s held the annual election on March 19, 2018. Congratulations to the newly elected board members:   President:  Take Tada, Eagle Rock Jr./Sr. High PTSA 1st Vice President for Programs:  Jonna Harris, Toland Way Elementary PTA 2nd Vice President for Membership:  Jason LI, Solano Avenue PTA Secretary:  Brandi Moore, Mt. Washington Read more about Congratulations to the Newly Elected Board Members[…]


Do you believe in children? Do you believe in the power of PTA? Then join thousands of PTA parent-volunteer advocates and leaders along with educators and community leaders in Ontario on April 27-29, 2018, to address education, health and community issues affecting our state’s kids and families. Don’t miss your chance to take part in Read more about CALIFORNIA STATE PTA ANNUAL CONVENTION: APRIL 27-29, 2018 IN ONTARIO[…]

Honoring our PTA Volunteers

Highlands Council of PTA’s Association Meeting Honoring our PTA Volunteers: Shafkat Saruwar, Benjamin Franklin High PTSA Joseph Marquez, Benjamin Franklin High PTSA Valerie Viquiera, Benjamin Franklin High PTSA Desiree Nunez, Benjamin Franklin High PTSA Arian Asistin, Benjamin Franklin High PTSA  Dina Bruyere, Buchanan Elementary PTA Emily Carlin, Eagle Rock Elementary PTA  Pamela Maez, Eagle Rock Read more about Honoring our PTA Volunteers[…]

Join in a Vigil for Florida PTA

“Strong hearts and helpful hands are needed, and, fortunately, we have them in every part of our beloved country.” – William McKinley, former U.S. President   Join in a Vigil for Florida PTA Join Florida PTA Monday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. EST for a statewide candlelight vigil to remember and honor the victims of Read more about Join in a Vigil for Florida PTA[…]

PTA Member Perks

  Visit our California PTA Member Perks page for more information and download a flier in English or Spanish to share with your members. GOOGLE EXPRESS Get 20 percent off your first order on home, office and school supplies! With Google Express you can shop from trusted stores like Costco, Target and Kohl’s and get everything delivered fast. In addition to saving you Read more about PTA Member Perks[…]

California State PTA Stands with Families Affected by Wildfires

SACRAMENTO – October has always been a difficult month for wildfires in California, but this year in particular the extreme devastation is felt by numerous communities throughout the state. California State PTA President Dianna MacDonald issued the following statement: “California State PTA is deeply concerned about everyone impacted by the devastating wildfires affecting Solano, Napa, Read more about California State PTA Stands with Families Affected by Wildfires[…]