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We have been notified by Nassau BOCES of new security concerns and have learned of additional road closures in the area of the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University this coming Monday which could cause major road delays,  In the interest of everyone’s safety, we will be cancelling the  Resolutions Workshop on Monday, September 26.  Updated information on a new date for this event will be posted here a soon as we have one.

Welcome to the Nassau Region PTA website.  Our goal is to make the website as comprehensive and informative as possible.  The website is continually updated, so please be sure to check back regularly!

NEW!  Nassau Region 2016-2017 Calendar ~ Click Here to view 

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Fall Conference 

On behalf of Nassau Region PTA, it is my pleasure to invite you and the members of your PTA to Nassau Region’s 109th conference, to be held at Hicksville High School at 180 Division Avenue, Hicksville, on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Click here for more information  To Register  download the form here

Yolo (You Only Live Once). Be Drug Free

In acknowledgement of the National Red Ribbon Week campaign – and its aim to advocate and educate youth to create drug-free communities, County Executive Edward P. Mangano  invites and encourages all High School and College students to produce a 30 second Public Service Announcement on the danger of drugs. Please read the full letter here And Download the Application here

Crucial Conversations: Youth and Substance Abuse

District Attorney Madeline Singas invites you and your colleagues to attend this year’s Long Island Youth Safety Coalition major conference – Crucial Conversations: Youth and Substance Abuse Click here for more information

Convention 2016 Floor Team Training 

Are you interested in being part of Nassau Region’s Convention Team? Please join us on October 24, 2016 for Convention 2016 Floor Team Training. All convention floor responsibilities will be covered..

 

PTA Resolutions Workshop: Motivating Change; Engaging People

TO BE RESCHEDULED
Nassau BOCES George Farber Administration Building
Attend this informative 2 part presentation
Ask questions during our Panel Presentation
Join the discussion during our Breakout Groups – go to 1 topic or all 5, the choice is yours.
Click “here” for the NYS PTA 2016 Proposed Resolutions

Parliamentarian Seminar October 24th

Long Island New York Chapter of the American Institute of Parliamentarians in cooperation with Nassau Region PTA and Suffolk Region PTA Click here for more information

4th Congressional District App Challange

This is t a contest designed to get high school students to learn how to code and create their own software applications for mobile devices or tablets! Please click here for more information

“The Voice of NYS PTA”
Summer Flies By – PTA Still Advocating!

“The Voice of NYS PTA” page/blog provides thoughts and commentary from NYS PTA President Bonnie Russell on topics of interest to our membership.
Please click here to read the latest message.

NYS PTA Sends Comments on Every Student Success Act (ESSA) to the U.S. Department of Education

Yesterday, NYS PTA sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Education which summarized our comments and concerns with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) which you can read in the blog post by clicking here. (Also included in the post is a Summer Leadership Conference wrap-up.)


U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance On Civil Rights of Students with ADHD

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today issued guidance clarifying the obligation of schools to provide students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with equal educational opportunity under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For more information please click here

 

Wondering what teachers expect  going into kindergarten?

If you’re wondering what kindergarten teachers on Long Island expect, you can download a one-page handout listing 20 skills they want children to have on the first day of school. It’s the result of a survey the Long Island Pre-K Initiative carried out last spring, and is  available for download in English and five other languages: Chinese, Haitian-Creole, Spanish, Turkish and Urdu.

Form “A”

The Form “A” needs to be done eah year,   it can be done on line at NYSPTA.org and licking on quick links or by filling out and returning the form available here

Have questions about how to handle a 5th grade committee and fundraising events?
Click HERE for guidance from the NYS PTA Treasurer.
 
 
  important information from the Nassau County Prescription Drug Misuse & Abuse Prevention Committee.

Shed the Meds
Learn How To Recognize And Prevent An Overdose!
If You Witness An Overdose…