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. 1). Current officers, with a valid email address and home mailing address (the home mailing address is not shared with non-PTA entities) 2). Annual IRS 990 filing 3). Annual Audit (financial…

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…

Member Perks

LEGOLAND Florida offers exclusive PTA member discounts! You can save more than 50% off the regular price. Must be reserved and pre-paid by credit card.  Please note:  this link takes you to Legoland Florida’s ticket site to purchase tickets. Please check your tickets for correct information before leaving their ticket site. PLEASE NOTE:  the link is…

Scholarships + Grants

Scholarship Opportunities Each year, Florida PTA offers graduating High School Seniors scholarship opportunities. Florida PTA raises funds at our events, solicits donations, as well as monies from the Honorary State Life Memberships, to support the Scholarship Fund.  Donations can be made at any time. Please click here for detailed information and to apply. Grant Opportunities…

FAQs

Florida PTA Frequently Asked Questions Download the PDF version Awards Q: Where do I find the award applications? A: Go to floridapta.org, under the PTA Leaders tab you will find the easy to complete Award Applications. Q: How do I submit an award application? A: It is easy to submit applications. Go to floridapta.org, PTA…

Officers

Officers Each PTA is required to have at least a President, Secretary, and Treasurer. *Immediately upon completion of the election of officers, you must submit your officer information using the New and Returning Officers Form online (link below).  If you have questions, please email info@floridapta.org. New and Returning Officers Form: CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE FORM…

Committee Chairs

General Information for All Committee Chairs Committees are the practical and democratic way of involving the membership in attaining PTA goals. The work and goals of each local unit determine the number and nature of the committees necessary for that unit. All associations need the basic committees, such as parent involvement, programs, budget, membership, legislation,…