Friday, 28 October 2016

Running Your PTA

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Fri Oct 28 @12:00AM
Redondo Beach Council
Tue Nov 01 @12:00AM
Bellflower Council Meeting
Tue Nov 01 @12:00AM
Manhattan Beach Council Meeting
Tue Nov 01 @12:00AM
Whittier - Pico Rivera Council Meeting
Wed Nov 02 @12:00AM
Paramount Council Meeting
Wed Nov 02 @12:00AM
Torrance Council Meeting

What's On Your Radar

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Fall Association Meeting and Officers Training Workshops
Saturday, October 15, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Check-in and registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
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advocacyhandsPTA is a child advocacy association. Its legislative mission is to speak on behalf of all children and youth at the local, state and federal levels. One of the Purposes of PTA is “to secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth.” PTA promotes and encourages legislative advocacy for the education and welfare of all children and youth. Read more about Thirty Third District PTA's role in child advocacy.

financehandsFinancial officers are elected to manage the fiscal operations of the unit, council and district PTA. These officers include treasurer (required), financial secretary (optional) and auditor (optional). All unit, council and district PTAs are required to have an auditor who may be elected, appointed, or hired in accordance with bylaws. TO find out more about your council or unit financial obligations and procedures, click here.

membershiphandsWhat is PTA? Why join PTA? The number one reason to join the Parent Teacher Association is to benefit your child. In doing so, you also help your school. But there are many more PTA advantages.

To remain in good standing, a unit must remit through channels, the required per capita membership and insurance in time to be postmarked by Thirty Third District PTA no later than March 15.

For more information and helpful information, CLICK HERE for our Membership Section.

California State PTA Social Media Guidelines

The California State PTA recently approved guidelines (download here) for the responsible use of social media and PTA Advocacy. It is a basic Green Light - Yellow Light - Red Light style one-sheet to make it easy to instantly see what is a good idea, what it not, and what is in the grey area in the middle. Also see t>he CA PTA Guidelines for Communications Leaders.

California State PTA launches redesigned website

captascreenshotThe California State PTA has recently launched its brand new redesigned website! A helpful tool and resource to our PTA's. Check it out at!

Thirty-Third District PTA, 5629 Pearce Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712
Mailing Address: Thirty-Third District PTA, PO Box 1235, Lakewood, CA 90714
Phone: 562-804-4519