Georgia PTA Opportunity School District Toolkit
Opportunity School District Constitutional Amendment – Action Needed!
OSD Press Conference, September 2016
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Students Speak Out
Against OSD Amendment
Hispanic Students Speak Out
Against OSD Amendment
Lisa-Marie Haygood Interviews Her Children as
They Speak Out Against The OSD Amendment
Voting on the “Opportunity School District” Constitutional Amendment takes place during the general election in November 2016.
Want to learn more? Watch this online video presentation. Share to your social media networks!
ABC’s of OSD Educational Piece (black and white) (color) Updated with Amendment Number
New In Spanish (Nuevo En Español) Actualizado con el Numero de la Enmienda
Help others gain an understanding of what the Opportunity School District Constitutional Amendment would mean for Georgia. Learn about the ballot language and how the OSD and its superintendent would govern. Share and distribute to your parents, teachers and community at large!
It’s going to take a grassroots effort to defeat OSD, this flyer offers ideas of how to educate and advocate against OSD beyond a typical PTA meeting.
PTA leaders, have the confidence to lead your own training session on OSD! Lead a training session for your parents and teachers on OSD with this PowerPoint presentation and full script already prepared for you.
Additional Resources
Georgia PTA Advocacy in Action to Defeat OSD
Read and share the August 2016 Issue of Georgia PTA’s The Voice which contains articles on Opportunity School District.
Georgia PTA President Lisa-Marie Haygood was recently published in the Canton, Woodstock and North Fulton issue of Family Life Publications. Read what she has to say about OSD here!
Listen to the May 12, 2016 Podcast of Georgia PTA Today featuring President Lisa-Marie Haygood and President-Elect Tyler Barr as they discuss what happened in the statehouse this past legislative session and how it will affect Georgia’s children.
Want a Georgia PTA Board Member to come speak at your event? We’d be happy to do so! Fill out this Field Service Request and send it to the Georgia PTA office to schedule a speaker.
Follow Georgia PTA on Facebook and Twitter so that you can share resources with your own social media networks that Georgia PTA has posted on the topic of Opportunity School District.
Marketing Materials (zip file)
For local units and councils that would like to further push their advocacy efforts, artwork is provided for use to order yard signs, buttons, car magnets and social media icons/badges. These materials will also be available in the PTA Mart for purchase very soon!