Training

One of the compliance requirements for local units is to have each Officer attend local leader training each year.  Therefore, all PTA officers that are serving each year must attend Leadership Training even if they have attended this training in the past.  While the topics may be the same, new information and new IRS/PTA guidelines and processes are covered each year. In addition,
important information about national programs and grant opportunities are discussed. We also give an overview of MemberHub and walk through important Leader Knowledge areas of the National
PTA website.

New leadership training structure for 21/22 school year!

We at DPTA believe that training is essential for the proper operation of your PTA unit, but we also know it can be difficult to come out to a three hour meeting in the middle of the week for required training. Our new leadership training structure allows you and your board officers to complete required training in a way that best fits your schedule. Options included virtual, in-person and eLearning trainings which can be combined to earn the 18 points required to complete annual training.  This self-paced, comprehensive program is designed to give you the all the training you need to make the most out of your PTA year and give each board member a broad knowledge of PTA history and best practices. Training can be tailored to meet your specific role or need.

Log your training and submit to DPTA for verification to complete your annual training requirement for your unit’s Standards of Affiliation. Remember being up-to-date Standards of Affiliation (SOA) means you have a healthy unit and you are eligible to win grants both from the DPTA and the National PTA.

Training Log (with directions)

Access PTA eLearning

NOTE: you must have a PTA profile to access eLearning on the PTA website. You will need to use the email address that was used to report your unit board to the Delaware PTA. Select “forgot password” to create a new password and access your eLearning. Make sure your president has reported all officers. If you still have trouble logging in let us know. 

Core Training

Leadership Module Points
DPTA Leadership Training
In-Person, On-Demand, or Virtual (2.5 hours)
10

OR complete this requirement through eLearning:

Leadership Module
Must compete all 5 courses to meet this requirement.

points

Board Basics
PTA eLearning (30 minutes)
2

Choose One:

Local PTA President Roles & Responsibilities
PTA eLearning (30 minutes)

Local PTA Secretary Roles & Responsibilities
PTA eLearning (30 minutes)

Local PTA Treasurer Roles & Responsibilities
PTA eLearning (40 minutes)

PTA Basics
PTA eLearning (30 minutes)

2

Choose One:

Using Parliamentary Procedure
PTA eLearning (30 minutes)

Reflections Leader Training
PTA eLearning (30 minutes)

Planning Your PTA Year
PTA eLearning (30 minutes)

Effective Advocacy for Your Child
PTA eLearning (30 minutes)

2
Membership 101
PTA eLearning (20 minutes)
2
Preventing Theft in Your PTA
PTA eLearning (30 minutes)
2

Complete your training

Transformative Family Engagement
PTA eLearning (45 minutes)
3
Inclusive Leadership
PTA eLearning (4 minutes)
1
Memberhub
On-Demand (20 minutes) – [pending updated videos]
2
Local PTA 501c3 Compliance
PTA eLearning (10 minutes)
1

Choose One:

Local PTA Budget Basics
PTA eLearning (10 minutes)

Taking and Approving Meeting Minutes
PTA eLearning (10 minutes)

1