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!
REMEMBER to file your 990
All PTAs including units, SEPTAs, councils, and regions are required to file a 990 every year. Most PTAs have a fiscal year that runs from July 1 through June 30. 990 tax forms must be filed for the prior year after July 1st , but before November 15th. Not filing your 990 may result in your unit losing its 501(c)(3) nonprofit status. For more information and a treasurers timeline please click here
Fall Conference: Deadline for Fall Conference pre registration has been extended to 10/9.
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
Unit and Council Presidents are cordially invited to attend the Nassau Region PTA Presidents Rap
Presidents: This will be an opportunity to receive important information and training in an informal atmosphere. You will have a chance to chat with your Region Director, Associate Directors, Assistant Directors and other Presidents. Bring your questions—There will be plenty of time for Q & A on October 27th. Click Here for more information on the Presidents Rap
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..Click here for more information
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.
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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.)
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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.