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. Purchase reduced price tickets by…

Scholarships + Grants

Congratulations to our 2019 Scholarship Award Recipients 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…

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…

Finance

Comprehensive Tax Filing Information Click Here Finance Resources After completion of your Audit/Financial review, please send a copy (by September 30th) to: audit@floridapta.org. After completion of your 990, please forward a copy (by November 30th) to: 990@floridapta.org. If you have any questions on either document, send an email to compliance@floridapta.org. Important IRS Information Insurance for Your…

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,…

Bylaws

Bylaws Bylaws of the PTA determine its structure and provide specific regulations by which its affairs are governed.  Bylaws are an IRS Rule to be a 501(c)(3) entity. The bylaws define or explain the rules under which the PTA functions. They protect the group from error and guide it to efficient service. The PTA unit…

Running Your PTA

National PTA Back to School Kit To receive the National PTA Back to School Kit, after registering your officers for the current school year, go to the National PTA website, www.pta.org to register for the kit from National PTA. (direct link) Florida PTA Kit of Materials The Florida PTA Kit of Materials will be sent…