Highlands Council of PTA's

Connecting Families, Schools and Communities

LAUSD/UTLA Concerns and Information on BD 5 Elections

Hello Highlands Council members, I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season! Our next Highlands Council meeting will be held on Monday January 14, 2019 at the Sotomayor Learning Center’s parent center from 4:00pm to 5:30pm. It is important for you to have representation and voice any concerns you may have, and how, we Read more about LAUSD/UTLA Concerns and Information on BD 5 Elections[…]

Announcements for September

HELLO HIGHLANDS COUNCIL PTA MEMBERS!!! Here are a few announcements for the month of September: First and foremost, a BIG welcome to Highlands Council Parliamentarian, Emerald Ivy of Mayberry Elementary!!! She has graciously accepted the position as appointed by the President.  I know she’ll be very busy as we will need to update our council Read more about Announcements for September[…]

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[…]


 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[…]