Ninth District PTA’s Summer Leadership Conference – June 4, 2016

Ninth District PTA’s Summer Leadership Conference 2016 – Registration is NOW Open

Join the Ninth District PTA at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego
June 4, 2016

Registration Packets are on their way to your mailbox!Summer Leadership Conference Logo

Summer Leadership Conference volunteer opportunities are also available. Volunteers will receive a free registration to the conference ($50 value) including lunch and SLC ‘16 t-shirt (if available and while supplies last), and may attend their choice of sessions when not on duty.

Click here for registration and volunteer opportunities.

Click here for exhibitor information

Correction: And the winner is…….

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This past school year, nearly 300,000 students in over 8,000 schools across the country and in U.S. schools overseas contributed their original works in dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts to be considered for PTA’s highest honor in the arts.
The National PTA has announced the
2016 National PTA Reflections Awards
And Congratulations to Marcello Severo of Standley Middle School PTSA for
Award of Excellence in Music Composition from 32 PTA (not in Ninth PTA)
View the list of all winners here

FREE: Assessment resources to share with your school community available from CA PTA

image869178It‘s that time of year — time for students in grades 3 – 8 and 11 to take the new assessments!

California’s new student-assessment program — called the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) — represents the next step in our state’s ambitious education remodeling project.

As of spring 2015, California schools replaced old tests with new assessments built to let parents and teachers know how well students are learning the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in today’s world. This year will be the second year of full implementation of Continue reading

Will Celeste Bobryk-Ozaki, President of SDUCPTA see you at convention?

ConventionLogo2016Last day to register online for convention is April 29!

I am looking forward to attending to 2016 California State PTA Convention coming to our town starting next Wednesday, May 4 to May 7, 2016 at the Town & Country Resort in Mission Valley.  While I may be going to serve as the delegate on behalf of San Diego Unified Council of PTAs, I am looking forward to the many workshops and training that are available where you and I can gain leadership development to help further the mission of PTA for our schools and communities.  Continue reading

SDUCPTA’s Climate Action Committee News

Here are some ways you can get involved with the SDUCPTA’s Climate Action Committee:

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  • Volunteer at Earth Day in Balboa Park this Sunday, April 17. It’s the largest free annual environmental fair in the world and they need lots of volunteers.  Click here to volunteer.
  • Fun Activities for the Kids at Earth Day Balboa Park
    • Children’s Earth Parade – The Children’s Earth Parade (All Species Welcome) starts at 10:30 am by the Spanish Village and marches through the Park to the Children’s Area Continue reading

President’s Message for April 2016

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Volunteers from Ninth District PTA with Senator Marty Block on day two of California State PTA Legislation Conference

Spring is in full swing and it has been busy for the Council as well as for many of our units.  For Council, we held our Reflections Gala at Challenger Middle School on March 9 – thank you to all those that were able to attend, thank you to Challenger Middle School and the PTSA for being the host, and to NiChelle Cannon, our VP of Leadership and Reflections Chair for putting together a wonderful program.  A few of our board members were part of the Ninth Continue reading