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NCPTA Lobby Day Scheduled for March 14

The annual NCPTA Lobby Day is Tuesday, March 14th. This is a great opportunity to build legislative support for our schools and showcase PTAs across the state.

We’ll meet in the morning to attend committee hearings and set up individual meetings with legislators for afternoon visits. If you’re interested in participating, please RSVP below by February 20.

We will hold a Lobby Day training webinar on February 28 at 7 p.m. for lobby day participants in preparation for the March 14 Lobby Day.


Registration is closed. Please contact office@ncpta.org with questions.

Now Recruiting for the NCPTA Board of Directors

The NCPTA nominating committee is seeking passionate and energetic leaders committed to helping all children to serve on its Board of Directors.

If you are an individual with the drive to work with an inspiring and exciting group dedicated to the PTA mission and striving to make a significant difference in ensuring all children reach their full potential, please fill out our Online Interest Form by January 31.

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Hurricanes Ticket Savings at NCPTA Night

Hurricanes tickets make great Holiday Gifts!

The North Carolina PTA has teamed up with the Carolina Hurricanes to bring you a special opportunity. Get in on the action and take advantage of big savings on tickets for this special game night!

hurricanesflyer_011417Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Islanders
Saturday, January 14, 2017
7 p.m.
PNC Arena
Raleigh, NC

A portion of every ticket purchased through this special offer also benefits NCPTA Programs.

Purchase Tickets Today!

www.carolinahurricanes.com/ncpta

NCPTA Selects Reflections Theme Search Winners

National PTA Reflections sponsors a student-focused Theme Search Contest annually to determine a future program theme.

NCPTA proudly announces the following state-level winners for the Reflections 2018-2019 Theme Search:

“If Only I Could…”
Eric Cai, Polo Ridge Elementary PTA, Charlotte

“What is your purpose”
Charitha Kamuni, Alston Ridge Elementary PTA, Cary

“Make your mark”
Konstantina Kortesis, Southeast Middle PTSA, Kernersville

“The Great Escape”
Sherry Liu, Jay M. Robinson Middle PTA, Charlotte

“MY INNER REFLECTION…”
Viraj Singh, Barringer Academic Center PTA, Charlotte

Learn more about the Reflections Art Program.

Local PTAs Make the Honor Roll

We applaud the PTAs who sent in dues by Nov. 15 and had total number of members equal to or greater than last year’s membership. Honor Roll PTAs are on track to meet their goals, and they are doing their part to help children in North Carolina reach their potential!

See the 2016-17 Honor Roll list.

Kelly Langston Featured in Public School Forum Video

NCPTA President Kelly Langston is featured in The Public School Forum’s Education Matters Leadership Spotlight. Joining her is the NCPTA Treasurer, Pepper Hines.

NCPTA Announces Statewide Book Fair

ncpta-book-fairWe’re excited to announce a statewide book fair to raise funds for PTA programs.

This is a 100% online book fair with Children’s Bookstore and it will take place November 28 to December 12, 2016. The book fair will raise funds to pay for vital programs that help all North Carolina Students succeed.

There are more than 200,000 books available and every book on the website is eligible for our book fair. 

If you arrive at the website through a page other than our book fair page, please enter this code at checkout: NCPTA

PTAs Win 2016-17 Blue Key Award

Congratulations to 508 PTAs across North Carolina for earning the Blue Key Award for 2016-17. By building your team of parents and teachers early in the year, you are on track to meet your goals to help children in North Carolina reach their potential!

Check the online list of recipients to see if your PTA is an award winner.

Learn about other Membership Record Awards.

NCPTA Offers Health and Wellness Coaching Calls

coach-callsWhether you’re a health professional, a mom wanting to make changes, or wondering what’s even going on, we can work together to make every school and child healthier!

Join us for the next call on Thursday, March 9 at 11:00 a.m.

Register Today!

Just ASK! School Health Grants Available for North Carolina PTAs

logo-just-askWith the continued support of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation, we’re excited to announce our Just ASK! School Health Grants are back again this year.

These grants, ranging from $250 to $1000, are available to PTAs in good standing for a health-related project. We hope every unit will share their best idea!

For help or questions, contact Marianne! Keep in touch and tell us what you’re working on so we can connect you with the resources you care the most about!

Deadline to apply is December 2, 2016. Application period is closed.