Good Evening PTA Leaders,
New PTA boards, rainy days, MAP testing, Teacher Appreciation, sunny days, graduation, spring sports and new growth – it certainly is that time of year! Its time for your PTA to “Spring into Action” with the new 2015-2016 Missouri PTA Membership Theme! As we are getting ready to wrap up this school year and all the wonderful memories of our children at this stage in life; take a moment to peek ahead to what next year should look like. Its never too early to begin planning for next year after reflection of what you accomplished this year.
May 4th–8th is Teacher Appreciation Week! Need help with ideas to celebrate our teachers? National PTA has provided a toolkit available for you to download with Thank you Cards, Appreciation Certificates, social media graphics and more. Please go to Teacher Appreciation Week Promotional Toolkit for more information. Don’t forget to share photos and activities using #ThankATeacherLysol is offering $1 off two canisters of Lysol Disinfecting Wipes for PTA members! Simply go toLysol Coupon and print yours today to help stop the spread of germs in the classroom and at home!
National PTA wants to help your students beat the summer reading slump. Learn more about the PTA Family Reading Challenge and the 20 Kindle give-away! Apply now for a chance to receive a 20 Kindle classroom set. (Eligible PTAs must be affiliated with a Title I elementary school with a minimum 40% free and reduced priced lunch. All recipients must be in good-standing with their State PTA.)
Join National PTA and the American Psychological Association (APA) on Thurs., May 7 at 7 p.m. EDT for an important conversation on how parents can help teens manage stress and stay healthy. Board certified clinical psychologist Dr. David Palmiter will be presenting on the factors that cause teens stress and provide some strategies for stress management. Dr. Palmiter will be answering questions from attendees at the end of the presentation. Register for the webinar and participate in the conversation.Enjoy the sunny days ahead and make time to spend quality moments with your family during this busy time of year.
VP Department of Membership Services