10/31/2022

Everett PTSA Council, WSPTA, and National PTA Updates

Everett PTSA Council

If you would like to learn more about the Everett PTSA council, please check out their website at everettptsacouncil.org.

Washington State PTA

WSPTA is seeking nominations for the 2023-2025 Board of Directors. The nomination window is now open and members may nominate other leaders or may self-nominate by completing this online form. More information can be found here.

National PTA: Notes from the Backpack

PTA is working to ensure our public schools provide a high-quality and equitable education for every child to reach their full potential.  Notes from the Backpack is a PTA podcast designed for millions of parents and the decision makers they influence. Through the unique combination of expert, parent and educator guests, each episode features engaging conversations that offer real-life advice and ideas on how to support children’s learning and development—all in parent-friendly language.

National PTA : Our Children Magazine

This magazine has great information for parents and students. Check it out here to read articles on Parenting, Education, Wellness, Family Fun, and the PTA Community. You can also use that link to sign up for the Our Children e-Newsletter.

Check out this article about why we need Covid-19 testing in our schools.



 

National PTA: Family & Community Engagement

Diversity is appreciating differences; the short guides linked below share the Do's and Don't's of diversity-focused outreach. The document is available in Spanish and English.

Cómo Acoger Perspectivas Diversas en su PTA
How to Welcome Diverse Perspectives into Your PTA

 

10/24/2022

Everett PTSA Council, WSPTA, and National PTA Updates

Everett PTSA Council

If you would like to learn more about the Everett PTSA council, please check out their website at everettptsacouncil.org.
 

Washington State PTA

Washington State PTA’s Great PTA Sign Up Day will happen on October 26, 2022. This contest aims to grow knowledge and build membership by spreading the word about PTA, who we are, what we do, and why we do it as well as the knowledge that anyone can be a member of a PTA. Read herewhat Amanda Cabana, WSPTA Membership Director, has to say about this contest. 
 

National PTA: Notes from the Backpack

PTA is working to ensure our public schools provide a high-quality and equitable education for every child to reach their full potential.  Notes from the Backpack is a PTA podcast designed for millions of parents and the decision makers they influence. Through the unique combination of expert, parent and educator guests, each episode features engaging conversations that offer real-life advice and ideas on how to support children’s learning and development—all in parent-friendly language.


National PTA : Our Children Magazine


This magazine has great information for parents and students. Check it out here to read articles on Parenting, Education, Wellness, Family Fun, and the PTA Community. You can also use that link to sign up for the Our Children e-Newsletter.

Check out this article about why we need Covid-19 testing in our schools.



 

National PTA: Family & Community Engagement

Diversity is appreciating differences; the short guides linked below share the Do's and Don't's of diversity-focused outreach. The document is available in Spanish and English.

Cómo Acoger Perspectivas Diversas en su PTA
How to Welcome Diverse Perspectives into Your PTA

 

10/18/2022

Everett PTSA Council, WSPTA, and National PTA Updates

Everett PTSA Council

If you would like to learn more about the Everett PTSA council, please check out their website at everettptsacouncil.org.
 

Washington State PTA

Washington State PTA’s Great PTA Sign Up Day will happen on October 26, 2022. This contest aims to grow knowledge and build membership by spreading the word about PTA, who we are, what we do, and why we do it as well as the knowledge that anyone can be a member of a PTA. Read herewhat Amanda Cabana, WSPTA Membership Director, has to say about this contest. 
 

National PTA: Notes from the Backpack

PTA is working to ensure our public schools provide a high-quality and equitable education for every child to reach their full potential.  Notes from the Backpack is a PTA podcast designed for millions of parents and the decision makers they influence. Through the unique combination of expert, parent and educator guests, each episode features engaging conversations that offer real-life advice and ideas on how to support children’s learning and development—all in parent-friendly language.
 

PTA está trabajando para garantizar que nuestras escuelas públicas ofrezcan una educación equitativa y de alta calidad para que todos los niños alcancen su pleno potencial. Notas de la Mochila es un podcast de PTA diseñado para millones de padres y los funcionarios sobre los que ellos ejercen su influencia.

A través de una combinación excepcional de invitados expertos, padres y educadores, cada episodio trae charlas atrapantes que ofrecen ideas y consejos de la vida real para respaldar el aprendizaje y el desarrollo infantil. Todo en un idioma apto para padres.


National PTA : Our Children Magazine


This magazine has great information for parents and students. Check it out here to read articles on Parenting, Education, Wellness, Family Fun, and the PTA Community. You can also use that link to sign up for the Our Children e-Newsletter.

Check out this article about why we need Covid-19 testing in our schools.
 




National PTA: Family & Community Engagement

Diversity is appreciating differences; the short guides linked below share the Do's and Don't's of diversity-focused outreach. The document is available in Spanish and English.

Cómo Acoger Perspectivas Diversas en su PTA
How to Welcome Diverse Perspectives into Your PTA

 

9/26/2022

Everett PTSA Council, WSPTA, and National PTA Updates

Everett PTSA Council

If you would like to learn more about the Everett PTSA council, please check out their website at everettptsacouncil.org.
 

Washington State PTA

Check out this month's message by Executive Director Andrew Estep, as he shares his thoughts on the purpose of PTA. Read the full article here.
 

National PTA: Notes from the Backpack

PTA is working to ensure our public schools provide a high-quality and equitable education for every child to reach their full potential.  Notes from the Backpack is a PTA podcast designed for millions of parents and the decision makers they influence. Through the unique combination of expert, parent and educator guests, each episode features engaging conversations that offer real-life advice and ideas on how to support children’s learning and development—all in parent-friendly language.
 

PTA está trabajando para garantizar que nuestras escuelas públicas ofrezcan una educación equitativa y de alta calidad para que todos los niños alcancen su pleno potencial. Notas de la Mochila es un podcast de PTA diseñado para millones de padres y los funcionarios sobre los que ellos ejercen su influencia.

A través de una combinación excepcional de invitados expertos, padres y educadores, cada episodio trae charlas atrapantes que ofrecen ideas y consejos de la vida real para respaldar el aprendizaje y el desarrollo infantil. Todo en un idioma apto para padres.

 

National PTA : Our Children Magazine

 This magazine has great information for parents and students. Check it out here to read articles on Parenting, Education, Wellness, Family Fun, and the PTA Community. You can also use that link to sign up for the Our Children e-Newsletter.

Check out this article about why we need Covid-19 testing in our schools.

 


 

National PTA: Family & Community Engagement

Diversity is appreciating differences; the short guides linked below share the Do's and Don't's of diversity-focused outreach. The document is available in Spanish and English.

Cómo Acoger Perspectivas Diversas en su PTA
How to Welcome Diverse Perspectives into Your PTA

 

9/12/2022

Everett PTSA Council, WSPTA, and National PTA Updates

Everett PTSA Council

If you would like to learn more about the Everett PTSA council, please check out their website at everettptsacouncil.org.
 

Washington State PTA

Check out this month's message by Executive Director Andrew Estep, as he shares his thoughts on the purpose of PTA. Read the full article here.
 

National PTA: Notes from the Backpack

PTA is working to ensure our public schools provide a high-quality and equitable education for every child to reach their full potential.  Notes from the Backpack is a PTA podcast designed for millions of parents and the decision makers they influence. Through the unique combination of expert, parent and educator guests, each episode features engaging conversations that offer real-life advice and ideas on how to support children’s learning and development—all in parent-friendly language.
 

PTA está trabajando para garantizar que nuestras escuelas públicas ofrezcan una educación equitativa y de alta calidad para que todos los niños alcancen su pleno potencial. Notas de la Mochila es un podcast de PTA diseñado para millones de padres y los funcionarios sobre los que ellos ejercen su influencia.

A través de una combinación excepcional de invitados expertos, padres y educadores, cada episodio trae charlas atrapantes que ofrecen ideas y consejos de la vida real para respaldar el aprendizaje y el desarrollo infantil. Todo en un idioma apto para padres.

National PTA : Our Children Magazine

 This magazine has great information for parents and students. Check it out here to read articles on Parenting, Education, Wellness, Family Fun, and the PTA Community. You can also use that link to sign up for the Our Children e-Newsletter.

Check out this article about why we need Covid-19 testing in our schools

 

National PTA: Family & Community Engagement

Diversity is appreciating differences; the short guides linked below share the Do's and Don't's of diversity-focused outreach. The document is available in Spanish and English.

Cómo Acoger Perspectivas Diversas en su PTA
How to Welcome Diverse Perspectives into Your PTA

 

6/5/2022

Everett PTSA Council, WSPTA, and National PTA Updates

Everett PTSA Council

At our Council Awards Celebration event in mid-May, we formally announced our incoming Board of Directors. Please join us in congratulating and welcoming these volunteers who will work hard to support our local PTAs!

PRESIDENT: Craig Willis
Co-VPs of MEMBERSHIP: Serena Peterson, Beenish Iqbal
TREASURER: Mee Yoke McGuire
SECRETARY: Amber Ortega
ADVOCACY: Clarissa Phillips
COMMUNICATIONS: Lisa Syravong
FACE/DEI: Jenn Lyons
PROGRAMS: Margaret McAdams
REFLECTIONS Co-CHAIRS: Georgina Johns, Cam-Tu Vo
SHOE FUND: Michelle Thomas
SPECIAL EDUCATION PTSA LIAISON: Jason Diamanti
MEMBER-AT-LARGE (NORTH/1st REGION): Heather Rodriguez
MEMBER-AT-LARGE (SOUTH/2nd REGION): Nicole McKnight
REGION 7 REPRESENTATIVE: Valerie Cunningham

Check out everettptsacouncil.org or email everettptsacouncil@gmail.com for more information about council.


Region 7 News

Have end-of-year questions?  Looking for any PTA resources?  Want to brainstorm ideas for a summer board retreat?  Join me in next week's Open Office Hours via zoom!
 

Region 7 Open Office Hours

Wednesday, June 8th from 12-1pm

Contact Jen for the zoom link!

Jen Hirman, Region 7 Director
ptareg7@wastatepta.org
 

Washington State PTA

Share Your Talents - Nominate Yourself as a Candidate to Serve on the WSPTA Nominating Committee
We are seeking individuals to self-nominate to serve a two-year term on the WSPTA Nominating Committee. Candidates have until June 30 to apply to run for one of two positions open on the WSPTA Nominating Committee by filling out this online form.
 

National PTA

We Are Well Beyond Enough Is Enough
"We teach our children that they’ve inherited life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, but for far too long children have been taken from us because of inexplainable and senseless violence." - Anna King, National PTA President

National PTA: Notes from the Backpack

PTA is working to ensure our public schools provide a high-quality and equitable education for every child to reach their full potential. Notes from the Backpack is a PTA podcast designed for millions of parents and the decisionmakers they influence.

Through the unique combination of expert, parent and educator guests, each episode features engaging conversations that offer real-life advice and ideas on how to support children’s learning and development—all in parent-friendly language.

Improving Student Wellness
Our nation is facing an adolescent mental health crisis. Teens are struggling in the classroom and at home. Our guest, Instructional Support Specialist and Social Emotional Learning Lead, Leona Fowler, shares her experiences navigating these challenges and what approaches can equip our kids with the coping skills they need. She discusses how mindfulness and other social emotional learning techniques can improve student wellness at school and at home.
 

PTA está trabajando para garantizar que nuestras escuelas públicas ofrezcan una educación equitativa y de alta calidad para que todos los niños alcancen su pleno potencial. Notas de la Mochila es un podcast de PTA diseñado para millones de padres y los funcionarios sobre los que ellos ejercen su influencia.

A través de una combinación excepcional de invitados expertos, padres y educadores, cada episodio trae charlas atrapantes que ofrecen ideas y consejos de la vida real para respaldar el aprendizaje y el desarrollo infantil. Todo en un idioma apto para padres.

Introducción a Las Redes Sociales y el Cyberbullying
Desde los riesgos del cyberbullying hasta los peligrosos retos de las redes sociales, muchos padres sienten temor cuando sus hijos entran e el mundo de las redes sociales. ¿Cómo pueden hacer las familias para hablar sobre la forma de transitar el mundo virtual con responsabilidad? El Dr. Sameer Hinduja, director del Cyberbullying Research Center participa del programa para compartir algunos consejos prácticos y responder algunas de las preguntas más frecuentes.
 

National PTA : Our Children Magazine

This magazine has great information for parents and students. Check it out here to read articles on Parenting, Education, Wellness, Family Fun, and the PTA Community. You can also use that link to sign up for the Our Children e-Newsletter.

Check out this article about how to help your child get ahead this summer.