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…

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…