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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.

Congratulations State Reflections Winners!

We are delighted to announce the state winners of the 2019-2020 “Look Within” Reflections Arts Program. Click here for the full list of winners!

Convention Website is Live!

Please visit or click the logo for all the details about registration, hotel booking, events, and more. Early Bird Registration ends March 14th, so don’t delay!

Congratulations Gold Key Award Winners!

We are delighted to announce the 2019-2020 Gold Key winners. The Gold Key is awarded to PTAs who send in dues to the State Office for an additional 25 members by January 15th. Congratulations!

NCPTA Annual Convention set for May 14-16, 2020!

Please join us in Durham for what promises to be an invigorating and engaging annual gathering. This year’s focus will be on:

  • Male Engagement
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Special Education
  • PTA Leadership and Governance
  • Family Engagement
  • Youth Engagement

Learn more and register today!

NCPTA Winter Symposium Set for February 29th

You won’t want to miss the exciting lineup of speakers we have booked to discuss leadership and how NCPTA can be a leader for important issues communities are facing across the state. Topics will include The Leandro Report (adequate school funding), violence in the community, and racial injustice.

Saturday, February 29
Durham Public School’s Staff Development Center
2107 Hillandale Rd, Durham, NC 27705
Cost: $10 (includes continental breakfast and lunch)

Learn more and register.

2020 Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship Award

The Matthew C Graziadei Achievement Scholarship Award from the Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center is available to any North Carolina high school senior with a disability, and includes a $1,500 award that can be used for any post high school learning experience/training or for equipment/technology needed for employment. Click the link for more details and to apply – deadline is February 12th!

NCPTA Annual Awards Nominations Now Being Accepted

NCPTA’s annual awards provide an opportunity to celebrate outstanding teachers, principals, school administrators, volunteers, and PTAs. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to say “thank you” to deserving people who have contributed greatly to improving the lives of children. Nominations are being accepted from now until March 15, 2020, and winners will be announced at NCPTA’s Annual Convention in Durham on May 15-16.

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

Carolina HurricanesNCPTA 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!

Honor Roll Awardees Announced!

We are delighted to acknowledge PTA units who sent in dues by November 15th and had total members equal to or greater than last year! Click here for the Honor Roll list.