Save the date for the 2018 Annual Minnesota PTA Convention & Expo! Mark your calendar for April 14th, 2018 as we gear up to bring you an exciting itinerary. We have lots of planning ahead of us, but stay tuned to get a sneak peek into plans as they unfold.
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Applications are now being accepted for the Minnesota PTA Scholarship.
Three scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded to high school seniors who will be entering the field of education at a Minnesota College or University. The scholarships will be awarded based on academic ability, financial need, community service, and essay response. Only high school students attending a high school with an active PTA, or have purchased a membership with the Minnesota PTA ($15), are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
All applications must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2018. Click here for more information or to download an application.
National PTA’s 2016-2017 Annual Report
“Our mission—to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children—is a belief that touches the lives of over 16.5 million students every day.” Annual report viewed here.
Minnesota PTA Recognized as a “Friend of Bloomington Public Schools”
On Monday, December 14, Minnesota PTA was recognized by the Bloomington School Board as a “Friend of Bloomington Public Schools.” Friends of BPS are “businesses, organizations, faith communities and individuals who partner with [BPS] to provide educational opportunities and support to [their] students.”
The 2017-2018 National PTA Reflections theme and information is available! This year’s theme is “Within Reach.”
The Reflections program is a great opportunity to get students involved in more cultural arts opportunities and for parents and families to get involved with PTA events at your school. Browse the checklist and get ready to host Reflections in your school!
Visit the webpage to find all the information you need.