NEW! Nassau Region 2016-2017 Calendar ~ Click Here to view
Resolutions Trainig September 26th
Engaging You and Your PTA in the PTA Resolution Debate Process A MUST FOR ALL PTAS… All presidents, legislation chairs, convention attendees and PTA members are encouraged to attend this informative presentation. NYS PTA will send the 2016 proposed resolutions to all unit and council presidents. 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.)
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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.
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 hereHave 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.