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It’s Giving Tuesday

Today is the Day! This #GivingTuesday, you can make a HUGE difference in the lives of young students! At Georgia PTA  we advocate, we encourage and  we push our students to do more, achieve more and become more.  Take part in our Giving Tuesday Scholarship Challenge and help us reach our goal in 24 hours. Can we count on you to commit to pledging to make a #GivingTuesday donation today? Show your commitment and make your pledge today https://www.gagives.org/c/GGD/a/georgiapta2
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25 More – Membership Challenge

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! School holiday performances, classroom parties and businesses full of good cheer….. Georgia PTA is challenging each local unit to get 25 more members before students hit the door for their winter holiday break.   This is a great way to wind down 2017 and get a little something in your PTA stocking. Remember to submit a completed Dues Transmittal form with $3.75 payment for each member no later than Thursday, December 20th to Georgia PTA. Awards given to units with the most increase in membership. For additional questions, contact Sondra Parham membership@georgiapta.org. Dues Transmittal Form: goo.gl/m7Woiq
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Male Engagement Conference 2014

This message is on behalf of Georgia PTA President, Rita Erves, and the Georgia PTA Male Involvement Committee (Reginald Forrest/Chair and Keith Lamar/Vice Chair):

We are sure that all of you as excited as we are about the upcoming National PTA Male Engagement Conference that is just around the corner from October 24-26 in Atlanta. The increasing amount of male involvement that we have seen over the past years in this state tells us that Georgia will be well represented at this Conference. We have a few reminders to share with you.

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National PTA Every Child in Focus Campaign

National PTA’s Every Child in Focus is a campaign to strengthen family engagement in schools by celebrating the achievements and reporting the disparities within diverse populations, and sharing resources and advocacy tools to help understand the needs of every child.
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Zoo Atlanta Educators and PTA Members Appreciation Day

Georgia PTA is pleased to announce to its membership that this year’s Zoo Atlanta Educator Appreciation Day is set for Saturday, September 6, 2014.

Georgia PTA has enjoyed a long standing partnership with our friends at Zoo Atlanta. This relationship has resulted in awesome benefits for all card-carrying PTA members. Georgia PTA would like to take this opportunity to formally express our sincere THANKS for all of the educators across the state [teachers, school and school district administrators [including our superintendents] that have already joined their local PTA/PTSAs for this new school year. If you have not yet joined for the 2014-15 year, we encourage you to do so. In addition to free admission for one PTA member per household each year on Educator’s day, families can also receive $10.00 off Zoo memberships, or Rare Care animal sponsorships as well.

For more information, click here.

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Your Vote, Your Voice – Be Sure To Vote July 22!

At Georgia PTA’s recent Convention Leadership Training, our Legislative Leadership Team hosted the State Superintendent Candidates’ Forum. All four run off candidates participated in forum. It was recorded and has been placed on You Tube and the Georgia PTA website for your viewing pleasure. Please click on video below.

State Superintendent Candidates’ Forum Video

– Georgia PTA Legislative Leadership Team.

Educator Appreciation Day

Zoo Atlanta welcomes educators and their families to the biannual Educator Appreciation Day sponsored by Macy’s. Educators receive FREE admission (educator ID required) and $2 OFF general admission for accompanying guests. Register online today to utilize Express Entry. Visit the Educator’s Lounge in the Ford Tent from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to receive your coupon for 10% off gift shops and food outlets. Stick around to meet Zoo staff and education vendors, while your children enjoy private animal encounters and face painting. Visit http://www.zooatlanta.org/home/article_content/educator_appreciation_day#ff_s=fynw to learn more!