Month: May 2021

2021 NCPTA Award Winners Announced

And the Winners are… The Awards program of the North Carolina PTA provides us with the opportunity recognize and celebrate the exemplary efforts of PTA/PTSA units, councils, community partners, and individuals throughout our state. It is an opportunity to say “thank you” to deserving people who have contributed greatly to improving the lives of children. NCPTA is incredibly proud to announce the 2021 winners: Diversity and Inclusion  Pearsontown Elementary School PTA, Durham Gwin G Hughes Healthy Living Evan Finch, Carpenter Elementary School, Cary Heroes and Helpers Lanier Lewis, Sternberger Elementary School, Greensboro Outstanding Student Service Audrey Guyler, Northern Guilford High School, Greensboro Outstanding Volunteer William …

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2021 Tentative Agenda

Thursday, July 29 Morning Session:  Governance Retreat Afternoon Session: NCPTA Mini-Institute – “Engaging Students of Color…Relationships, Rapport, and Respect Matter” Friday, July 30 Morning Session:  Male Engagement Afternoon Session:  PTA Leadership, Governance, and More Evening Event:  NCPTA Awards Ceremony and Virtual Dance Party Saturday, July 31 Diversity and Inclusion Breakfast with Dr. Sharon L. Contreras, Superintendent of Guilford County Schools General Session featuring Greetings, Election of Secretary and President-Elect Candidate Speeches, Officer Reports Keynote Speaker-Comedian Eddie B Voting for President-Elect and Secretary Workshop Session One and Workshop Session Two President Harold Dixon’s Farewell Speech Greetings from Incoming President Francelia Burwell Diversity and Inclusion …

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COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available to Everyone Ages 12 and Older

The Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available to Everyone Ages 12 and Older Anyone aged 12 and older may now be vaccinated in North Carolina. The vaccine is free everywhere in North Carolina. The best way to fight COVID-19, slow the spread of the virus and save lives is to get vaccinated and encourage others to get vaccinated. You can visit YourSpotYourShot.nc.gov for information on health departments and hospitals giving vaccinations in your area. Additionally, schools who need assistance with a vaccine provider for their student population can fill out this form. Be sure to check out the Vaccines for Teens toolkit for ready-made materials to …

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Updated 2021-2023 Officer Slate

Updated 2021-2023 Officer Slate The NCPTA Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the Slate for State Officers for the 2021-2023 term. The Nominating Committee will present the Slate to delegates at the NCPTA Virtual Convention. President-Elect: Dr. Shaneeka Moore-Lawrence My name is Shaneeka Moore-Lawrence and I am honored to be slated as NCPTA President-Elect. NCPTA promotes four things that I hold dearly—students, families, educators, and community. Born in Wilson and raised in Durham, I have been involved with PTA since I was a kindergartener–attending PTA meetings with my mom who was also a teacher at the elementary school where I …

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2021 NCPTA State Convention – July 29–July 31 – Virtual Exhibitor Information

We invite you to join us in June to connect with parents, teachers and school administrators from across the state. These decision-makers are interested in: Instructional supplies and school or playground equipment Fundraisers and promotional items Programs that promote the interest of children; encourage parent education and involvement Cost:  Virtual Exhibitor Booth – $250 Exhibit times: Virtual Exhibitor Hall Hour of Power During Daily Lunch Virtual Exhibitor Hall Early Bird Special One Hour Before Program Begins Virtual Exhibitor Hall Red Light Special One Hour After Program Ends Each exhibitor will be provided a Zoom Breakout Room for each session. Attendees …

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Ten NC State Reflections Winners Place at the National Level of Reflections

Ten North Carolina PTA Students Receive National PTA Honors for Their Talents and Creativity in the Arts Raleigh, NC. (May 3, 2021)— North Carolina is proud to announce that ten NCPTA State Reflections winners have placed at the National PTA level of Reflections. The awards honor creative interpretations of the theme “I Matter Because…” in the areas of special artist, dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. “Reflections encourages creativity; it allows students to express themselves through the arts in ways that they may not be able to otherwise,” said Harold Dixon, president of North Carolina …

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2020-21 NC National Reflections Winners

Congratulations to 2020-2021 National PTA Reflections winners from North Carolina! We are so proud to announce that ten NCPTA State Reflections winners have placed at the National PTA level of Reflections. Five NCPTA winners have received the National Awards of Excellence, and five have received National Awards of Merit. These national award recipients were chosen from nearly 900 submissions, 223 students representing 38 states for national-level recognition. For a complete list of awards and prizes, please visit the National PTA Reflections awards page.   Awards of Excellence Katarina Lucia Rosario-Soto “My Life Matters” Intermediate – Dance Choreography- Award of Excellence …

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