Scholarship

Florida PTA Scholarship Program About Scholarship Program In keeping with our policy of providing quality education for young people, Florida PTA goes one step further by assisting qualified students who wish to continue their education beyond high school. Florida PTA offers scholarship opportunities funded by money derived from Honorary Life Memberships, Scholarship Fund functions and…

Family / Community Engagement

Family / Community Engagement Family and Community engagement in the education, health, safety, and general well-being of our children and youth is at the heart of PTA.  When families, schools, and communities work effectively together, engagement becomes a powerful tool that boosts student achievement and better prepares our children to lead healthy, happy, and productive…

Training

Helping parents learn about Standards and Assessments Advocacy Training Available Now! Would your PTA or community group like to receive training on how to be better advocates?  You don’t have to wait for our summer Leadership Convention to receive training from Florida PTA.  Our trainers are available throughout the year for 15 minute to one…

Sunshine State

Be A Voice – Join the Sunshine State PTSA! Add your voice to the 300,000+ Florida PTA members. Sunshine State PTA is a unique PTA chartered by the Florida Parent Teacher Association. This PTA/PTSA expands the access for PTA/PTSA membership to those who may have little or no contact with a local PTA/PTSA. It is…

Recognition

Florida PTA Awards Program **All Awards applications for the 2016-2017 school year can be found here.** Congratulations to our 2015-2016 award winners who were recognized at our July 2016 Leadership Convention (with the exception of the Early Bird and Honorary Awards) Florida PTA offers several awards/recognition to PTA/PTSA local units. Each award/recognition is set out…

Become a Member

Become A Member! Membership is open to everyone who is interested in the welfare of children and youth.  When PTA increases our MEMBERSHIP, we strengthen our VOICE!! Join your local unit! There may be a PTA near you. It may be a PTA affiliated with a particular school, or community PTA, that covers several schools.…

Blog

A Message from our President: Cindy Gerhardt I’m a firm believer that everyone is a public speaker. Everyone has the ability to talk about what is important to them. Just watch a proud father describe how his daughter is progressing in her reading, especially if it’s “above grade level”. Or listen to a grandmother talk…

History

A History of PTA The National PTA, was founded on February 17, 1897, by Alice McClellen Birney and Phoebe Apperson Hearst, in Washington D.C. It was originally called the National Congress of Mothers. The group of mothers were concerned with the education, health and safety of children and youth… the same concerns the PTA has…