Livonia PTSA Council Courier

News for May 4, 2015

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Teacher Appreciaton Week

We all appreciate our teachers and staff! Let us know how your Unit is showing your appreciation! Post to our Facebook page, tag Livonia PTSA Council - don't be shy! Thank you teachers, staff and volunteers! We appreciate all of you!

YMAD 2015

Thank you to all of our participating PTA units for making YMAD 2015 a big success! The projects are inspirational and your enthusiasm is contagious. Thank you and let's keep working to make the world a better place! Thank you to our YMAD chair Debbie Pline for organizing the event for us!

Proud participants!

Set up under way!

Enjoying the magic show!

Some of the outstanding projects on display!

Legislative Updates

The Michigan PTA adopted the following two Resolutions at the Michigan PTA convention:

·Support for Proposition 1


You can find the text of the resolutions at the Michigan PTA website:

Additionally, you can view a short video presentation by Livonia Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Randy Liepa about how Proposal 1 will affect Livonia Public Schools here:

Please remember to vote May 5!

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Has your Unit held elections yet?

2015-2016 Livonia PTSA Council PTA Directory:
If you have held elections, you can submit your officer (and committee chair) names and contact information for the 2015 - 2016 Council Directory. Simply follow this link to submit information online:

2015 Annual Michigan PTA Unit Dues
REMEMBER - to submit your new officer information (Annual Unit Dues) to the Michigan PTA office by JUNE 1! (Send a copy to the Livonia PTSA Council too!) The form can be found here:

Livonia PTSA Council Officer Training

Are you new to PTA? Have you been around for a while? Whether you are new or have been active in PTA for a while, please make plans to join us for an Officer Training workshop on Wednesday May 27, 2015 at Frost Middle School, from 6:30 - 8:00 pm.

We will go over basic officer responsibilities, communication, and resources for all Livonia PTA officers.

Dinner will be provided and we will have Council officers and MI PTA officers available for training and questions.

Please RSVP here:

MI PTA Reflections

It was a beautiful Saturday morning at Johnson Upper Elementary school as the Michigan PTA hosted the Michigan PTA Reflections Awards ceremony! We would like to congratulate our Livonia PTA winners. We would also like to thank ALL of our talented students who participated in the program this year. Make sure to check out the UPDATED Rules and guidelines as you start on next year's theme: "Let your imagination fly..."

Questions and comments can be directed to our Livonia PTSA Council Reflections chairs, Cyndi Pierzynski and Ny Derry. More information about the Reflections program in Livonia can be found here:

Rules and requirements for the 2015-2016 Reflections program can be found here:

Some of the Livonia student artwork on display Saturday:

Coming Up:


4 Michigan PTA President's Conference call (log in to MI PTA website for details)

5 - Reminder - No School (Rescheduled day off - originally April 29) Remember to VOTE!

25 - Reminder - No School (Memorial Day)

27 LPTSA Council Officer Training at Frost Middle School

28 Membership due

1 Annual Unit Dues due to MI PTA
11 - LPS Last day of school

15 - LPTSA Council annual Audit Party

8 - MI PTA Summer Leadership Academy @ Edsel Ford HS, Dearborn

For more information about the Michigan PTA, click here:

For more information about the National PTA, click here:

About us

The Livonia PTSA Council is a group of local PTA/PTSA units within the Livonia Public Schools District. The Council is organized under the authority of the Michigan PTA for the purpose of promoting conferences, communications, leadership development and coordination of the efforts of the local units.