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Support for our Florida PTA Family

  Delaware PTA, along with other State PTAs across the country, joins National PTA as we send our deepest thoughts and prayers to the families impacted by the unspeakable tragedy this week in Florida. At 7 p.m. ET on Monday, February 19, Florida PTA will be holding a statewide candlelight vigil to remember and honor the victims of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. All PTAs and PTA members across the country are invited to join Florida PTA by holding their own vigils on Monday. We also encourage you to join us in an online vigil by changing

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National PTA Statement on Administration’s FY2019 Budget Proposal

ALEXANDRIA, Va., (Feb. 15, 2018)—This week, the administration released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2019. “National PTA recognizes that improvements must be made within public schools to provide an excellent education for every child. Our association supports educational choices within public schools to meet the needs of all students and believes parents and families should be involved in all aspects of public school choice plans,” said Jim Accomando, president of National PTA. “There is a difference, however, between public school choice programs and the use of taxpayer dollars for private school voucher programs. Private school vouchers fund the education

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National PTA and Florida PTA Statement on Shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

ALEXANDRIA, Va., (Feb. 14, 2018)—The following statement can be attributed to National PTA President Jim Accomando and Florida PTA President Cindy Gerhardt: “National PTA and Florida PTA are deeply saddened to hear of the shooting today at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the students, families, educators and administrators impacted. “This is the second school shooting just this month. It is urgent that families, educators, school administrators, community leaders and elected officials work together to find solutions and make meaningful changes to ensure that all students have a safe environment in

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Save The Date!!! Suicide Prevention – Parent Education Opportunity

Please mark your calendars to attend the Suicide Prevention Program  Tuesday, March 20th 6:30 p.m. Location: John Dickinson High School Cafeteria (enter at doors in front of flag pole) 1801 Milltown Road Wilmington, DE 19808 Questions? Dawn Riley delawarerileys@verizon.net For more information please download and share the JDHSMYP Suicide Prevention Flier 2018

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Spring Board of Managers Meeting

Spring Board of Managers Meeting March 27, 2018 6:00pm – 8:30pm Eden Support Center 925 Bear Corbitt Rd Bear, DE Please mark your calendars and REGISTER. for the Spring Board of Managers meeting. This is a very important meeting, as it is the last meeting before the annual convention. Attendees will vote to move the action items below to the convention floor. As part of your local unit compliance, Every local unit President OR their duly appointed alternative is required to attend the BOM meeting. All registered attendees will receive a link to the agenda and other documents on or before 03/20/2018. Please bring your copies

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Annual Convention Early Bird Registration

The Annual State Convention Early Bird Registration extended through our Board of Managers on March 27th!!   Funding Our Future – Telling Our Stories See first hand how current education funding levels are impacting our schools Network with national, state, and local leaders Gain access to valuable resources & information Visit with local vendors Participate in the official business of PTA Attend interactive workshops….and much more!!   All Delaware PTA members and VIP members are encouraged to attend the convention. Register at http://delawarepta.org/delaware-pta-2018-annual-convention/       Lunch Provided by our Platinum Sponsor DSEA

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National PTA Statement on State of the Union Address

ALEXANDRIA, Va., (Jan. 31, 2018)—Last evening, President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address, outlining his priority areas for 2018, including immigration and national security, infrastructure, jobs and the economy and trade. President Trump also called for bipartisan unity to move the country forward in the areas of importance to all Americans. “National PTA agrees with the administration in the significance of Congress coming together to address the issues important to our country, and particularly, to our association,” said Jim Accomando, president of National PTA. “National PTA looks forward to continued dialogue with the administration and Congress

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