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Local Unit Leadership Training Sessions – Sept 17th & Oct 2nd

We currently have two sessions on the calendar for our Local Unit Leader Training. All PTA officers that will be serving for the 2018-2019 school year must attend Leadership Training. Please join us on Monday, September 17th at the Newark Free Library, located at 750 Library Ave, Newark, DE 19711. The training will run from 6:00 – 8:30pm.  Please RSVP HERE. Please join us on Tuesday, October 2nd at the Bear Free Library, located at 101 Governors Pl, Bear, DE 19701. The training will run from 6:00pm – 8:30pm. Please RSVP HERE Note: If your unit is interested in hosting a Leadership Training at your

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National PTA Urges Congress and the Administration to Halt Zero-Tolerance Policy Separating Undocumented Children and Families

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (June 20, 2018)–National PTA urges Congress and the administration to immediately stop the zero-tolerance policy that is resulting in harmful separation of undocumented children from their parents and family members. Our association also seeks immediate reunification of families presently separated under current enforcement policy. “The separation of a child from their parent creates emotional stress and trauma that can adversely impact every aspect of their life,” said Jim Accomando, president of National PTA. “Keeping families together and ensuring that undocumented children—and all children—are treated with dignity and respect, are adequately cared for, and have the opportunity to reach their

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Newark HS PTSA President Honored

Newark High School PTSA President Katie Hughes was honored by Newark city council and the state legislature for her years of service.  Click here to read the full article.

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Announcing the 2018 Delaware PTA Scholarship Recipient

    Emma Brown, 2018 Graduate of Charter School of Wilmington received a $1000.00 scholarship from the Delaware PTA Betty Lewis Scholarship Fund. This scholarship is awarded to graduating Delaware students planning to pursue a career in Education or Early Childhood Education. Brown is a member of the Charter School of Wilmington Volley Ball team and the Crew Team where she has serve as team captain. In addition to her extra-curricular activities at school, Emma Brown volunteers her time tutoring other students and is involved with several community organizations including Coastal Cleanup, Love of Christ Church and Project 10:27. Emma will be

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The Delaware Department of Education announces the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price for meals served under the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and After School Snack Program. Each participating school and its administrative office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party. Meal benefit forms will be sent home with a letter to families. To apply for free or reduced price meals, households should fill out the form and return it to the school.  The information provided on

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Application Open for National PTA’s 2018 Youth Advocacy Summit

National PTA will be hosting a Youth Advocacy Summit this Fall from October 14-16, 2018 in Alexandria, VA. The summit will host 10-12 active PTA or PTSA members, or National Supporting Members, between the ages of 18-22 (at the time of the summit), who exemplify the qualities of creativity, leadership and dedication, and have positively affected policy or change in his or her school or community in a way that aligns with PTA’s mission and public policy agenda. The application for the summit is open now and the deadline for nominations is July 15, 2018. The application, along with a

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Local Units – Have You Reported Your Members and Paid Dues to Delaware PTA?

As per PTA bylaws, all local units must report their members and remit annual dues to Delaware PTA for each of their members in order to remain in good standing.  The end of the school year is upon us and therefore it is time to start cleaning up loose ends and getting the books ready for the closing of the fiscal year.  If you have not reported and paid dues to Delaware PTA for each one of your members for the 2017-2018 school year, please use our online membership reporting and dues payment tool on CheddarUp (you can pay directly

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