Reflections Arts Contest Workshop, Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The L.A. Tenth District PTSA will be presenting the Reflections Arts Contest Workshop on Tuesday, October 18, from 10 am to 12 pm.  Please attend this workshop in order to find out about the Tenth District and California State Reflections Arts Contest requirements. The Tenth District needs a Reflections Arts Chairperson.  If interested, please contact Read more about Reflections Arts Contest Workshop, Tuesday, October 18, 2011[…]

Governor Jerry Brown Joins Thousands at Kick Off for the California PTA Convention

Governor Jerry Brown joins thousands to Connect for Kids at the kick off for the California PTA Convention.  On April 28, the 112th California State PTA Convention’s First General Meeting convened at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California, with Governor Jerry Brown addressing the PTA delegates.  Click on this link to listen Read more about Governor Jerry Brown Joins Thousands at Kick Off for the California PTA Convention[…]

Talking to Children About the Disaster in Japan

Talking to children about the disaster in Japan The earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan has evoked many emotions including sadness, grief and helplessness in many around the world. As children may be struggling with their thoughts and feelings about the stories and images, they may turn to trusted adults for help and guidance.  Read more about Talking to Children About the Disaster in Japan[…]

How PTAs Can Respond to Requests for Relief Assistance

PTAs are often asked to provide assistance with the coordination of relief activities when a disaster strikes or personal tragedy occurs in a community. While PTA may appear to be a logical organization to provide this coordination, PTAs are prohibited from making personal gifts to a specified family or individual. A PTA may not collect Read more about How PTAs Can Respond to Requests for Relief Assistance[…]

Fall 2011 Public School Choice Applicant Team Recommendations

On March 15, 2011, Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines submitted the results of the Public School Choice Application Team Recommendations to the the School Board of Education, who then made their decision on March 16, based on the recommendations. In part, the Board approved the following programs for Central High School #13: Alliance for College-Ready Public Read more about Fall 2011 Public School Choice Applicant Team Recommendations[…]

Convention 2011

The California State Convention 2011 will be at the Long Beach Convention Center from April 28 to May 1, 2011.  If you are planning to visit the Exhibit Hall on Thursday, April 28, which is free for that day only, you must still register online.   Register now, and/or sign-up to volunteer.