Male Engagement

In Focus: Men and Student Success With the increased involvement of men—including single fathers, noncustodial dads, homeschooling dads, custodial grandparents and other concerned relatives—in their students’ education, there is a greater need for male parent support. Research shows that when fathers and father figures are engaged in children’s education, student grades and test scores improve,…

Become an Exhibitor

Registration Will Open Soon! The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is a powerful voice for children and youth, a relevant resource for parents, and a strong advocate for the health, safety, education, and general well-being of all children. With a 93-year legacy in Florida and 120 years nationally, PTA is the largest volunteer child advocacy association…

Workshops + Trainings

The workshops offered at our Leadership Convention cover President, Treasurer, Secretary, Membership, Awards, Reflections/Cultural Arts, Student Involvement, Parliamentary Procedure, Bylaws/Standing Rules.  Other workshops will include topics on volunteers, Conflict Resolution, LGBTQ, PTA insurance, Principals and the PTA, STEM+Families, Legislation, Resolutions, How to Build a Website, Social Media, Audits/990s, College & Career, and many, many more. …

Member Services

Membership Cards Membership cards are printed by each individual member through MemberHub.  Please visit our MemberHub page and if you have further questions, please contact Lisa Burger at membership.data@floridapta.org. PTA Store The Florida PTA Store has hundreds of different items including fashionable apparel styles, membership supplies, thoughtful gift items, useful meeting accessories and much more. …

Nominations and Elections

NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS The purpose of the nominating committee is to recognize and seek qualified nominees for the elected leadership of the PTA. The members of the committee, therefore, have a tremendous influence on the future of the PTA and should be selected carefully. NOMINATING COMMITTEE BASICS The nominating committee is the only PTA committee…

Florida PTA Awards

Every year, Florida PTA offers several awards and certificates to recognize PTA/PTSA achievement. Consider applying for awards to bring recognition to your unit’s programs, or to individuals making a difference in your community. Every local unit PTA/PTSA and County Council is encouraged to apply for any and all awards listed below.  If you need additional…

National PTA Resources

National PTA has many great elearing courses to assist you in running your PTA.  Visit their website for more information. National PTA Awards: Throughout the year, National PTA offers awards or grants to honor or support PTAs as they: engage families, support student success, improve the health and safety of students and families, increase access to arts education or celebrate advocacy…

Local Unit Compliance

As an organized, chartered local PTA unit in the State of Florida, there are five compliance requirements to continue the affiliation with Florida PTA.  Those include, current officers, with a valid email address and home mailing address (the home mailing address is not shared with non-PTA entities), annual IRS 990 filing, annual Audit (financial review),…

Governance

GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE of the FLORIDA PTA National, state and local PTA are connected—forming a nationwide network of members, working for every child, with one voice. Both National PTA and Florida PTA, as directed by their respective board of directors, provide leadership, programs, support, and resources to its members at all levels of our state association.…

Policies

POLICIES HELP GOVERN OUR PURPOSE Basic policies govern the activities of all PTAs. These policies ensure a unity of purpose through the members’ commitment to the Purposes of the PTA and help protect the association and its members from exploitation. In addition, National PTA and Florida PTA are tax exempt under Internal Revenue Code Section…