District 13 Update

Spring Conference is tomorrow!

Due to the extremely large number of RSVPs and vendors attending, PLEASE carpool or share a ride if you can. Parking at the school will be very tight, and we may need to utilize overflow parking.

Plan to arrive at 9:30 so you can have plenty of time to visit our vendors! Yankee Candle Fundraising, Patricia's Spiritwear, Scot Brown Fundraising, Revved Up Kids, Mac Fundraising Solutions, Boosterthon, American Carnival Mart, Southeastern Fundraising, AC Harwell & Associates, Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Students First Georgia, Sparkpoint Innovations, Fun Services, All Star Fundraising, Spiritwear.com, Box, Solaro, Membership ToolKit, Alpharetta Beverage and Cyber Smart.

When the meeting is over, Whitlow will be offering tours of their VEX IQ, Media Center, Garden, Science Olympiad and STEM classroom.


Thank you to Solaro/Castle Rock Research for being a PLATINUM LEVEL Sponsor of the 13th District! Check out Solaro at www.solaro.com and www.castlerockresearch.com


Thank you to Box for being a Platinum Level Sponsor for District 13. Learn more about what Box has to offer at https://www.box.com/home/.


Thank you to Spiritwear.com for being a GOLD LEVEL sponsor for the 13th District of Georgia PTA! Check out Spiritwear.com at www.spiritwear.com!


Thank you to Mac Fundraising Solutions for being a Gold Level Sponsor! Learn more about Mac Fundraising Solutions at www.macfundraisingsolutions.com


Thank you to Revved Up Kids, Inc. for being a GOLD LEVEL sponsor this year! Check out Revved Up Kids at www.revvedupkids.org.

District 13 Spring Conference

Wednesday, May 6th, 9:30am-12pm

3655 Castleberry Road

Cumming, GA

We hope that you will join us for our District 13 Spring Conference on May 6th at Whitlow Elementary School! We have lots of exciting things planned for our attendees, including a vendor fair, brunch catered by the Biscuit Barn, district meeting and elections, entertainment from Whitlow ES students, and, of course, our annual awards and recognitions. Lisa-Marie Haygood, Georgia PTA President-Elect will also be there with us and will share her vision of Georgia PTA for her term as President (July 2015-July 2017). We will end the day with tours of Whitlow's VEX IQ, Media Center, Garden, Science Olympiad, and STEM classrooms.

Check-in, brunch and vendor fair begins at 9:30 am.

We have 19 vendors signed up for the event!

Cost to attend is $10 per person. To RSVP, please send an email to d13gapta@gmail.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. Or, bring your check with you to the event.

We hope that all our local unit leaders will attend and invite their principal to attend. Also, invite your newly elected officers for next year so that they will have the opportunity to meet all the vendors.

D13 Nominating Committee Slate of Officers

D13's Nominating Committee has submitted the following slate of officers for 2015-2017.

District Director: Tracy Thompson
1st Assistant Director: Dawn Stastny
2nd Assistant Director: Amanda Weber
Secretary: OPEN
Treasurer: Pam Grigorian

The election for district officers will be held at our Spring Conference on May 6, 2015 at Whitlow Elementary School at 9:30am. If you are attending the Spring Conference, be sure to bring your current membership card so that you can receive a voting delegate card.

Input Next Year's Officers

Local units: Once you've held your elections, please be sure to input the information for those officers into the Georgia PTA database. Officers need to be input by May 1. The online data entry is available this year. You can access it here. https://clt.georgiapta.org/

Important Upcoming Dates

May 6 -- District 13 Spring Conference at Whitlow Elementary School; 9:30 registration (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 Register Here!

July 10-11 -- Georgia PTA Convention Leadership Training (CLT) Register Here!