2013-2014 OCCPTA Scholarship Program The Orange County Council of PTA / PTSA is pleased to announce that the application for the 2013 – 2014 Orange County Council of PTA / PTSA’s Scholarship is available to graduating senior of a participating Orange County high school. *** Will be UPDATED with Scholarship Application for 2013-2014 SOON****
2013-14 OCCPTA Membership Invoice, this is a blank membership form, for your local unit’s use for the 2013 – 2014 school year. Each local unit has also received individualized membership invoices. Please, contact Gamal Mack, 3rd Vice President of Membership at 3rdVP@OCCPTA.org should you require further information.
2013 OCCPTA New and Returning President Form, this form is to send the OCCPTA an updated board roaster. By filling out and emailing back this form you agree to have your local unit’s board information to our email distribution list.
2013 – 2014 AWARDS APPLICATIONS
***WE WILL ANNOUNCE WHEN THE 2013-2014 AWARDS ARE POSTED***
We have left the list of awards on the page from last year, so units can see what they can apply for this in coming year..
The postmark deadline for OCCPTA Award Applications is March 31, 2014.
Mail applications to:
OCCPTA – AWARDS
445 W. Amelia St, 1st Floor
Orlando, FL 32801
OCCPTA recommends mailing award applications via USPS. OCCPTA will also email the local unit PTA’s/PTSA’s contact listed on the awards application to serve as receipt. OCCPTA is not responsible for lost applications.
Each local PTA/PTSA unit must have current bylaws and membership paid to both the Florida PTA and the OCCPTA. OCCPTA dues are $50.00 and due by November 1, 2013.
Each application and supporting documentation must have three (3) copies.
The following awards are presented at the Annual Awards Banquet.
Outstanding PTA/PTSA Volunteer: Volunteers are the heart and soul of PTA/PTSA. The Orange County Council PTA Outstanding PTA Volunteer award honors an individual for outstanding effort on behalf of our children and youth. This award is given to an Elementary PTA, Middle School PTSA, and High School PTSA Outstanding Volunteer. Volunteer of the Year
Outstanding PTA/PTSA: The Outstanding PTA/PTSA Award recognizes the local unit at the Elementary, Middle, and High School levels who are above and beyond the average PTA/PTSA. PTA / PTSA of the Year
Outstanding “First Year” PTA/PTSA: This award is given to a newly chartered Elementary, Middle, and High School “First Year” PTA/PTSA for their outstanding efforts on behalf of our children and youth. Only one (1) award will be given in this category. First Year PTA / PTSA
Outstanding PTA/PTSA Community Collaboration: This award recognizes an Elementary School PTA, Middle School PTSA, and High School PTSA that does an outstanding community collaboration effort on behalf of our children and youth. Community collaborations connect a school with businesses, hospitals, colleges, service clubs, social service agencies, youth organizations, public housing projects, labor unions, churches, and other community groups can turn a neighborhood into a thriving place to live, work, and raise a family. Community Collaboration
Outstanding PTA/PTSA School Partnership: The OCCPTA Outstanding PTA/PTSA School Partnership Awards are presented to local PTA/PTSA units who recruit an outside organization to do an outstanding program or underwrite a school function. School Partnership
Outstanding PTA/PTSA Website: The Outstanding PTA/PTSA Website award is given to an Elementary PTA, Middle School PTSA, and High School PTSA that creates an informational website in the vision and image of PTA. Website of the Year
Outstanding PTA/PTSA Newsletter: The Outstanding PTA/PTSA Newsletter is given to an Elementary PTA, Middle School PTSA, and High School PTSA that best captures the voice and spirit of PTA/PTSA. Newsletter of the Year
Pat on the Back: This award is given to an Elementary, Middle, and High School PTA/PTSA that has demonstrated growth and improvement. Pat on the Back
Outstanding Principal of the Year: Behind every successful PTA, there is a school principal who is supportive, helpful and personally involved in the PTA/PTSA. To recognize the principal who best fits this description, the OCCPTA will honor an Outstanding Principal of the Year. If your principal promotes the Purposes and Mission of the PTA and encourages the use of the National Standards for Parent/Family Involvement, please complete this form and submit to the Orange County Council of PTA.
This award is to recognize a school principal who is supportive, helpful and personally involved in the PTA/PTSA. The award will be given to an elementary, middle, and secondary Principal. Principal of the Year
Outstanding ESE Program: This award recognizes an Elementary PTA, Middle School PTSA, and High School PTSA that holds an outstanding ESE program on behalf of our children and youth. ESE Program
Outstanding PTA/PTSA ESE Volunteer: This award is given to an Elementary PTA, Middle School PTSA, and High School PTSA Outstanding ESE Volunteer for their efforts on behalf of our ESE children and youth. ESE Volunteer of the Year
FLORIDA PTA AWARDS
You will find information and the applications for the Florida PTA awards at http://www.floridapta.org/programs/recognition. Don’t be disappointed later, but start planning now so that your unit will be eligible to apply for the Florida PTA awards.
Early Bird Information and Applications
- Golden Early Bird – October 1st
- Silver Early Bird – November 1st
- Bronze Early Bird – December 1st
Local Unit Achievement Award
100% Faculty and 100% Membership
Grandparent and Community Membership Awards
PTSA Recognition & Safety Awards
Life Membership Award
Study Discussion Group & Our Founder Cared
Local Unity Volunteer and Program Awards
Mentor-A-PTA & Student Community Awards
Student Involvement Guidelines and Award
Student Advocate Information Award
Phoebe Apperson Hearst Information
History Walk of Fame Application
Community Membership Award