District 13 Update
District 13 Scholarship Opportunity!
Exceptional Children's Committee
Important Upcoming Dates
March 18 -- CCC Superintendent's Roundtable, 9:30am at Teasley Middle School
March 20 -- FCC General Meeting, 10am at Board of Education
March 22 -- State Reflections Ceremony
March 26 -- CCC Honoring Our Heroes Ceremony at Cherokee High School
March 27 -- PTA Night at the Hawks
April 1 -- Scholarship Applications for D13 Scholarship are due
April 16 -- CCC General Meeting
May 6 -- District 13 Spring Conference at Whitlow Elementary School (awards, celebration, vendor fair and officer election for D13)
May 13 -- CCC New Officer Training
May 13 -- FCC New Officer Training
May 19 -- FCC Principals and Presidents Lunch
June 26-28 -- National PTA Convention in Charlotte, NC
July 10-11 -- Georgia PTA Convention Leadership Training (CLT)
Dyslexia Forsyth's Upcoming Events
Dyslexia and More…Differentiating Among Disorders
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 7:00pm
@Forsyth County Board of Education, Room 380
1120 Dahlonega Highway, Cumming, GA 30040
Often dyslexic students struggle with more than just reading, writing and spelling. Come learn more about common struggles- with math, handwriting, language processing, focus, anxiety and more. While learning disabilities can occur independently of one another, oftentimes they overlap. Dr. Leslie Stuart will present information on how to recognize these other difficulties as well as what you can do to help your child cope with them. Please come prepared to ask questions specific to your child's struggles. This is a group effort from IDA-GA, Decoding Dyslexia-GA and Dyslexia Forsyth.
Visit us at http://decodingdyslexiaga.com/ or http://www.idaga.org/index.htm
National PTA Mary Lou Anderson Reflections Arts Enhancement Grant
Deadline: March 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm EST/ 5:00 pm PST
The National PTA Mary Lou Anderson Reflections Arts Enhancement Grant provides matching dollar funding to local PTAs to support in-school and after-school arts enhancement programs within their
Now accepting applications for projects starting in the 2015-2016 school year. PTAs serving at-risk student populations are particularly encouraged to apply.
New Family Reading Experience Webinar
Tues., March 31, 7 - 8 p.m. EDT
March is National Reading Month, but the importance of reading never ends! Join National PTA's senior manager of family and community engagement, Sherri Wilson in this live one-hour webinar and learn how to help PTAs promote a life-long love of reading throughout the school year and at home!Register now.
Input Next Year's Officers By May 1
Nominations & Elections Resources
Local unit officers: please prepare ahead of time for your meetings with an agenda for everyone in attendance and a script for the presiding officer. This will make the meeting go so much more smoothly! Following parliamentary procedure is important not only to set the right tone and bring credibility to your meeting, but to help the presiding officer feel confident in how the meeting should proceed.
District 13 Spring Conference
Wednesday, May 6th, 9:30am
3655 Castleberry Road
Cost to attend is $10 per person. To RSVP, please send an email to email@example.com with the name of the attendees and your school name. Send checks payable to 13th District of Georgia PTA to Susan Hayes, 1804 Fenton Manor, Cumming, GA 30041.
Reminder: Since we will be holding District elections, please be sure to bring your Membership card so that you can receive a voting delegate card. Thank you!