Los Angeles Unified to Require All Students 12 and Older to be Vaccinated Against COVID-19 by January 10, 2022

LOS ANGELES (September 9, 2021) â€“ As part of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s efforts to provide the safest possible environment in which to learn and work, all students 12 years old and older will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 10, 2022, unless they have a medical or other exemption.  Read more about Los Angeles Unified to Require All Students 12 and Older to be Vaccinated Against COVID-19 by January 10, 2022[…]

Board District 5 Candidate Forum

BD5 Candidate Forum Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Sotomayor Learning Academies Auditorium 2050 N. San Fernando Rd. Los Angeles, CA 90065 Spanish Translation provided -Proudly organized by Highlands Council PTA and Pacific Council PTA. We are the bodies of the PTA responsible for support, training, and compliance oversight for nearly 40 Read more about Board District 5 Candidate Forum[…]

Association Meetings

Association meetings for the 2018-2019 school year have been posted to the calendar and will be held at Sotomayor Learning Academies Parent Center. We will try run meetings efficiently so as to finish earlier at each meeting. August 27: Electronic Membership – discussion of goals of each unit September 17: Smart & Final Foundation – $250 Read more about Association Meetings[…]

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[…]


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[…]

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[…]

Want to Be a Remarkably Likeable Leader?

These 7 Simple Habits Will Get You There! By Peter Economy, The Leadership Guy@bizzwriter (Note:  This article was originally written for bosses.  It has been changed to reflect the role of a PTA leader) Have you just stepped into a leadership position?  Are you stressing out about how you can best carry yourself and your team so Read more about Want to Be a Remarkably Likeable Leader?[…]