Dear SCPS Families,
On Thursday, March 9th, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., we (SCPS) will hold a School Safety & Security Town Hall Meeting in conjunction with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office. The event will take place inside the Lyman High School Auditorium located at 865 S. Ronald Reagan Blvd., Longwood, FL 32750.
This is a great opportunity for parents to learn more about the following topics:
Our special guest panel will include:
We hope to see you there!
-Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS)
source: SCPS mass email blast dated 2/28/17
Are you or your Local PTA Unit interested in speaking up for Juvenile Justice, Educational Instruction and Testing, or Children’s Wellbeing? Then you may want to consider the offer SCCPTA has for you!
This year the SCCPTA is offering (2) $250 Legislative Grants for a local PTA unit or a local PTA representative to attend the 2017 Florida PTA Legislative Conference. The Conference begins Sunday evening, March 26, and continues through Tuesday, March 28 with speakers, programs and Legislative Committee meetings. Registration is open now. All PTA members are encouraged to attend and learn how you can make a difference with your voice.
The following is the SCCPTA Legislative Grant Application for local PTA/PTSA's use. View the application online and download the file to complete for your application. Application deadline is February 25, 2017.
Have you considered donating to this worthy cause? There is still time.. Donations are gladly welcome through March 31, 2017. Read the following for more details.
Are you interested in serving on Seminole County Council PTA's Board? Do you want more information? Check out our SCCPTA Nominating Committee Survey for more details.
Founders’ Day (February 17) is when we celebrate the legacy and work of our founders—Alice McLellan Birney, Phoebe Apperson Hearst and Selena Sloan Butler—to better the lives of every child in education, health and safety. It is a time to reflect and take pride in our achievements, and renew our commitment to be a:
Read more at National PTA's webpage at http://www.pta.org/history
Click the icon to read more details about the survey purpose and why it is essential. Each school must have at least 20% of their student body parents' to participate in the survy to receive the survey results. You can also see a reference copy of the survey when you click the icon link.
For over 120 years, National PTA has been encouraging families to get more involved in their child’s education. Help us celebrate PTA’s long legacy of family engagement during National PTA's Take Your Family to School Week--Feb. 13-17, 2017.
This year's theme is Celebrating the Changing Faces of Families. National PTA has many fun, pre-planned family education events for you to choose from if you are looking for ideas.
Florida School Crossing Guard(s) of the YearTo acknowledge superior accomplishments by local School Crossing Guards the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) annually recognizes a Florida School Crossing Guard(s) of the Year.
The first Friday in February has been traditionally celebrated as School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day. On this special day, selected Crossing Guard(s) exemplifying professionalism and responsibility for the safety of children are recognized.
February 3, 2017 - Florida's School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day!
SCCPTA appreciates our amazing and dedicated school crossing guards. We encourage all of you to show your appreciation as well. Mark you calendar for future appreciation elebrations!
A GUIDE FOR THE PTA ADVOCATE (source: FloridaPTA.org)
WHAT IS ADVOCACY? In the context of PTA, Advocacy is support and speaking up for children – in schools, in communities, and before government bodies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children.
Those who choose to lobby, to take their case directly to their elected representatives, represent one very important form of advocacy called “grassroots advocacy.”