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HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO
MARCH 8, 2013
Executive Committee Application
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 – 2014 Orange County Council of PTA Executive Committee.
The Orange County Council of PTA’s Executive Committee includes the President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President of Programs, 3rd Vice President of Membership, Treasurer, and Secretary. Click 2013 OCCPTA Nomination Application to apply.
ALL OCCPTA Executive Committee Nominees must be a member of a local unit PTA/PTSA in good standing and ADDitions approved prior to March 1, 2013, Applicants who are not ADDitions approved prior to March 1, 2013 will not be considered. visit http://www.ocps.net/ for more information.
All applications are to be submitted to the OCCPTA Nominating Committee no later than 5 pm, Friday, March 8, 2013.
Nominations from the floor need to be submitted by Noon, Sunday, March 31, 2013. Applications submitted after that date and time will not be accepted.
Please email your applications to NomComm@OCCPTA.org.
You are cordially invited to join the Orange County Council of PTA’s: Tammy Weaver, President; Gamal Mack 3rd VP of Membership; and Danny Plumey, Community Marketing Specialist at the Florida PTA’s Leadership Conference and Convention’s Social Media Class on Saturday, July 14, 2012, from 2:15 pm – 3:45 pm.
During the Social Media Class attendees will learn how to effectively use different social media outlets to promote PTA opportunities.
Florida PTA, along with our parent National PTA, supports recent Resolution efforts against high-stakes testing. PTA’s long-standing position is, in summary.
PTA opposes the use of a national, mandated, standardized test as the sole criterion for measuring a school or student’s progress.
PTA desires an accountability system, which includes multiple indicators of educational quality.
PTA believes that student assessment should identify how instruction and learning can be improved.
PTA feels that assessments should be used to help parents and teachers determine the specific academic needs of students and increase opportunities for student learning. Assessments should not be used for high-stakes determinations such as grade promotion or graduation.