Announcements of New 2020 School Heroes Delayed

We look forward to announcing the 10 new NC School Heroes, but the coronavirus outbreak has created pressing issues for schools as educators create ways for our students to continue to learn during these difficult times. Since celebrating the new class of School Heroes requires the assistance of schools and their staff, the N.C. Education Lottery will delay the announcement and celebrations until circumstances allow. We look forward to giving each School Hero the recognition they deserve soon.

Governor Cooper Announces Texting Tool to Access Food for Children

Free or reduced price eligible families can text FOODNC to 877-877 to find nearby meal sites. Governor Roy Cooper announced today that parents who need food assistance for their children can text FOODNC to 877-877 to locate nearby free meal sites. The texting service is also available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877. Click here to read more.

North Carolina PTA Night at the Hurricanes Scheduled for January 31!

NCPTA teams up with the Carolina Hurricanes twice a year to provide deeply discounted tickets to our members. Our next North Carolina PTA Night is set for January 31, 2020, when the Hurricanes will take on the Vegas Golden Knights at 7:30pm. Buy your tickets now! Download the January 31 NCPTA Night Flyer and share it widely!

NCPTA is Hiring!

Executive Director Search The North Carolina PTA (NCPTA) is looking for a skilled Executive Director to manage current operations and guide the organization’s strategic direction. NCPTA is poised for greatness, with a seasoned staff, diverse board, 10 local councils, 110,000 members across the state, and the support of the dynamic National PTA. We are looking for a creative and resourceful leader who can balance multiple priorities. The ideal candidate will have successful experience in: Serving as an executive director of a membership organization Supporting a non-profit board of directors and providing appropriate board development Overseeing multiple programs and events Supervising …

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We’re hiring!

The Director of Family Engagement implements, administers, and evaluates the grant-funded programs of North Carolina PTA. The Director of Family Engagement reports to the NCPTA Executive Director. Provide Health Resources to Councils and Units (20%) Drafts health newsletter, Facebook posts, and other health resource communications for Executive Director’s approval. Plans health training as outlined by current grants Delivers regular training to Councils upon request Attends council meetings and trainings upon request Manage Active Grants and Related Programming (80%) Has a comprehensive and detailed understanding of itemized grant budget, remaining grant funds and grant requirement Actively manages third party grant-related vendor …

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Statement on the Shooting Death at Butler High School

National PTA Statement on the Shooting Death at Butler High School National PTA President Jim Accomando issued the following statement on the shooting at Butler High School in Matthews, N.C.: “While we don’t know the specific circumstances of this tragedy, our hearts and minds are with the parents, students, families and educators at Butler High School. “Any act of violence at a school or involving children and youth is intolerable. Every student deserves to learn and grow in a safe environment. And no parent should fear for the safety of their child every time they leave home for school. This …

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