Sunday, 25 June 2017

Running Your PTA

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Mon Jun 26 @12:00AM
ABC Council Meeting
Mon Jun 26 @12:00AM
El Segundo Council Meeting
Mon Jun 26 @ 9:30AM
Executive Board Meeting
Wed Jun 28 @12:00AM
Lawndale Council Meeting
Thu Jun 29 @12:00AM
Beverly Hills Council
Mon Jul 03 @12:00AM
Montebello Council Meeting

What's On Your Radar

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 the CA PTA Guidelines for Communications Leaders.

33rd PTA Board

If you are interested in serving on the 33rd District PTA Board of Managers, please fill out the Interest Form.

Teen Scene – Middle & High School Conference

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Cephalopods - Up Close and Personal

LONG BEACH AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC 

 
 
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Teen Scene – Middle & High School Conference

Teen Scene – Middle & High School Conference

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Cephalopods - Up Close and Personal

LONG BEACH AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC 

 
 

Middle and high school (6th - 12th grade) students, parents and educators are invited to attend a conference on timely and relevant topics that are of special interest to them.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Cephalopods - Up Close and Personal

LONG BEACH AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC

100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802


9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
Check-in at 9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Lunch 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (lunch will be provided)
 
Cost: $15.00 per student 
(1 chaperone reuired per 10 students, chaperone tickets are complimentary)
(COUNCILS - pay to District, UNITS - pay to Council)
 
Hos does a quid breathe? How many hearts does it have? The answers to these and more questions can be found with a closer look inside. Students will discover the ins and outs ofthe common market squid in this hands-on discussion as well as have time to explore the aquarium. 
 
Space limited to 200 attendees. Make plans to attend now and get your reservations in soon.
 
This is Thirty - Third District PTA's program for middle and high school students. Students in grades 6 through 12 are encouraged to attend. Request a bus from your district to pick up students at each of your schools. Units are encouraged to pay for students. Councils might consider paying for the bus. This event is a legitimate PTA expense and should be a line item in all middle school, high school and council PTA budgets.
 
(Units  must  register  through  their  council)
After  Wednesday,  January 11,  2017
the  cost  will  be  $20.00  per  person

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 the 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 www.capta.org!

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