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Public Schools Week

Join us in lifting up the great things happening in your school communities during Public Schools Week, March 12-16! Share using #PublicSchoolsWeek and #LovePublicEducation why your school community is doing a great job! More info at http://lovepubliceducation.org/ .

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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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Check out Southern Elementary PTA’s ELA Night

Southern PTA recently hosted an English Language Arts (ELA) night with the grant money they received from Delaware PTA. Their goal was to engage families by having them come into the school to interact with educators and school staff. Families received details on how to support their children in the areas of ELA and Math. They were also provided with an overview of what is being taught and what is needed at each grade level. Math and ELA coaches were in attendance along with several teachers for question and answer sessions. PTA President Shymia Bolden said that “any knowledge that

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Call for Nominations

The Nomination Period for new officers for the Delaware PTA State Board is still open for the following positions:   ·         President ·         First Vice President (pending approval of proposed bylaws change) ·         VP of Membership (pending approval of proposed bylaws change) ·         VP of Leadership (pending approval of proposed bylaws change)   In addition to the above-elected positions, we have multiple opportunities to serve on state-level committees.   Click Here For more information on the nominations process and to access the nomination submission form. Completed forms must be submitted on or before 11:59 p.m February 15, 2018. All questions can

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