Kindle E-Reader Donations to Increase Family Engagement and Literacy Efforts
The donation of Kindle e-readers is part of the PTA Family Reading Experience, Powered by Kindle
program—an ongoing collaboration between National PTA and Amazon to encourage family reading, promote a love of literature and support student success.
Get involved by hosting a PTA Family Reading Experience event this March in celebration of National Reading Month. Sign up
for a free toolkit and be considered for the next Kindle Giveaway. Visit PTA.org/Reading
for more info.
Watch October’s PTA in One Minute
In this month’s episode of PTA in One Minute
, learn about what nonprofits can and cannot do during election season, how you can enter to win a free Google Chromebook and a special donation opportunity for federal employees.
Nominate Your Favorite PTA Advocate!
National PTA is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Advocacy Awards
! If you know of an outstanding youth or individual PTA advocate, or a local unit or state PTA that has done great advocacy work, nominate them
to receive an award for their efforts from National PTA. You can also nominate yourself!
The deadline to submit a nomination is Sunday, Dec. 18.
Last Call! Resolutions for 2017 PTA Convention
The resolutions committee is seeking resolutions for consideration during the 2017 National Convention in Las Vegas.
- All resolutions packets must be RECEIVED electronically at Resolutions@PTA.org by 11:59 p.m. EDT, Nov. 1.
- See our checklist for detailed submission guidelines.
- Resolutions received after the deadline will not be presented at the 2017 National Convention.
- Early submission is encouraged. If parts of the resolution or background information are missing, or if edits are necessary, the submitter will need to work with a committee member to ensure the final submission is completed by the deadline date.
- Fax and hard copy submissions will not be accepted.
Win a FREE Google Chromebook!
We need you to take our Back-to-School Kit survey
. It will only take a few minutes and asks for your feedback on the kit, registration and Recruitment Tool.
Once you complete the survey, you’ll be entered into a random drawing for a chance to win a Google Chromebook
. You have until Oct. 31 to complete the survey. We’ll draw one winner Nov. 1.
To qualify, you must be registered for the Back-to-School Kit. Still need to register? Visit PTAKit.org
e-Learning Courses Now Available in Spanish
To find out more information about these courses, or to see what else is available, please visit our e-Learning Library
Urge Your Students to Stand Up for Digital Equity
The grand prize winner will have the chance to travel to the CoSN Annual Conference and the ASCD Annual Conference to present their winning video.
Click here to view
a full description of the video challenge and guidelines. Deadline Jan. 19, 2017.
Nominations Open For 2017 Youth Sports Safety Ambassador Awards
Nominations for the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) Youth Safety Ambassador Awards are open now through Dec. 2, 2016.
The awards recognize individuals and/or entities that have made a significant contribution to advancing athlete safety. For more information or to submit a nomination, visit NATA.org/Ambassador-Awards
The Role of Adult Capacity in Keeping Young People on a Path to Graduation
Increasing the number of active adults in a community—adults who are available to nurture, socialize, teach and become role models for youth—results in more young people on a positive path to adult success.
October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Awareness Month
Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is the number one killer of student athletes and the number two medical cause of death for youths under the age of 25.
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Nominate Your Student Athlete
Do you know a student-athlete who is engaged in the community and deserves to be recognized for his or her achievements?
The U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence is accepting nominations for the 2017 program until Dec. 30.
Your Student Could Win $15,000
Students and families at your school might be worrying about college…but you can help!
No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Ends 12/31/16.
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