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Seeking Nominations for Officers of the Delaware PTA

The Nominating Committee is currently seeking candidates to fill the following positions for officers of the Delaware PTA: The following positions are available:  President Elect (Vice President), Vice President of Membership, Secretary, Treasurer and Regional Vice Presidents II, IV, VI, and VIII.  Below you will find the link to fill out a nomination form for each candidate.  When submitting a name into nomination you should have the nominee’s permission. If you have any questions, please email nominations@delawarepta.org. NOMINATIONS FORM

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2019-2020 Delaware Reflections Winners

Delaware PTA is excited to announce the 2019-20 Reflections Winners and Honorees. This year’s art theme was ‘‘Look Within’.  The winner in each category will be competing at the National PTA level.   National PTA winners will be announced on May 1, 2019.  You may see the complete list at PTA.org/Reflections in the “Gallery and Awards” section on that date.  Winners and honorable mention participants will be recognized at an awards ceremony at the Delaware PTA Convention on Saturday, May 2nd at Delcastle Technical High School (1417 Newport Rd, Wilmington, DE 19804). 2019-20 Reflections State Results

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The 2022-23 National PTA Reflections Theme Search Is On!

The search is on to find the 2022-2023 National PTA Reflections Theme. One exceptional concept will be chosen to inspire thousands of students across the nation and in American schools overseas to create original works of art in dance, film, literature, music, photography and visual arts. The National PTA Theme Search Contest Winner receives $100 and recognition at the Annual National PTA Convention. (You can visit  https://www.pta.org/home/programs/reflections/awards for information about this award and last year’s theme search winner.) As a PTA, you should distribute the contest form and list of prior themes to your students and collect the responses and

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National PTA Launches Notes from the Backpack Podcast for Parents

ALEXANDRIA, Va., (Sept. 19, 2019)—National PTA announced today the launch of Notes from the Backpack: A PTA Podcast. The podcast features real conversations with real parents, experts and educators who offer real-life advice, ideas and strategies parents can use to help their children succeed in and out of school. National PTA is launching the podcast in conjunction with its Back-to-School Week. “As parents, we all want the best for our children, and we want for them to get the best education possible. So, we always want to be ‘in-the-know’ and ahead of the curve,” said Leslie Boggs, president of National PTA. “National PTA is

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Upcoming Local Unit Elections

Its that time of year where local units are holding elections to bring on new officers for next year’s board.  We have received a few questions on the election and nominating process at the local level. Delaware PTA is here to provide guidance and assistance for all local units. Just as a reminder, Article Vi, Sections 2-4 of the local unit bylaws outline the local unit election cycle, term limits, and requirements for running for an elected position. Article VI, Section 7 outlines the process and timeline for establishing a Nominating Committee to promote open positions and prepare a slate

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Check here to see if we have your unit’s 2018-2019 Officers List!

Did you know that local units must report their Officers to Delaware PTA each year, even if the person fulfilling the role has not changed, in order to stay in good standing?  The best time to do this is in May, immediately after elections. Specifically, we need to know the name and contact information for each Officer as well as your Membership, Legislative, Reflections and/or Programs chairs where applicable so that we can make sure to direct necessary communication to the correct people in a timely manner. Here is the list of units for whom we have their list of

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