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August 8, 2022

Tip of the Week – August 4

Do You Know Where to Find Resources? Did you know we have a Leadership Guides webpage? Have you looked at it recently? When you click on the link you will be able to see all of the great handbooks and resources available to leaders to help you and your PTA be successful. However, you will…
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Category: Leadership

August 2, 2022

August Checklist for Councils Supporting Local PTAs

Welcome to the new PTA year! PTA’s fiscal year runs July 1 – June 30. Each month we will post monthly task lists for you to use that will help develop your calendar for the year. The dates listed reflect best practices. Ongoing Tasks Review the Standards of Affiliation Checklist. Offer support to local PTAs…
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Category: Leadership

August 1, 2022

August Checklist for Running Your PTA

Board To-Do List for August Ongoing Tasks Attend board and membership meetings Read meeting minutes and offer corrections Prepare reports for board and membership meetings Get educated: take advantage of in-person and online training opportunities Be familiar with your responsibilities and fulfill them Review and ask questions about the monthly financial report Actively engage in…
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Category: Leadership

July 22, 2022

Tip of the Week – July 21

Utilize the Resources and Support Available to Your PTA As your board of directors starts planning for the new school year, we would like to remind you of the support available to you as an affiliated PTA with Washington State PTA. Region directors are volunteer leaders appointed to the position to represent local PTAs and…
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Category: Leadership


July 20, 2022

How to Prepare Your PTA’s Memberplanet Database for 2022-23

Mid-July might seem early to be thinking about memberplanet, but there’s no better time than now to complete some necessary database housekeeping. You’ll be glad you did! We have prepared an updated Database Relaunch Checklist especially designed to support new and returning PTA leaders who may just be logging into memberplanet for the first time in…
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Category: Membership , News

July 11, 2022

Tip of the Week – July 7

Stay Connected Summertime is certainly a time to recharge, slow down and enjoy extra family time. It is also important to stay connected to each other, to WSPTA, and to your school. Now is the time to make sure that your board is working together to discuss what to prioritize, new ideas for family and…
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Category: Leadership

July 6, 2022

July 2022 – Executive Director Message

Dear Member, As I was waiting at the airport to fly to D.C. for the National PTA Hill Day and Convention last month, an announcement came over the intercom. “There will be no internet access on the flight to D.C.; you might want to download movies now.” My first reaction was frustration since I planned…
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Category: Leadership