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Registration required for all trainings due to limited seating.

 

Please do not bring children to trainings. We do not provide childcare.

 
 
 

Officer & Chairmen Training

 

Registration is required to ensure a seat in one of our trainings. There are 2 ways to register.

  1. Click Here to register online.
  2. Email Deede Goethke at , with Your Name, Email, PTA, Position and Which training you would like to attend.

Regardless of how you register, a Confirmation/Reminder email will be sent to you prior to the training. If you DO NOT receive an email confirmation you are not registered.

 

Registration closes 24 hours prior to each workshop. Seats will not be guaranteed after this time.

 

Upcoming Trainings

Training Date Time Location
Foundations (Formerly LOT) May 13th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Northside Activity Center
Foundations (Formerly LOT) May 21th 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Northside Activity Center
Officer/Position Training & Workshops (President) May 22th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Northside Activity Center
Officer/Position Training & Workshops (Secretary, Membership and Treasurer’s Software) May 22th 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Northside Activity Center
Officer/Position Training & Workshops (Treasurer) May 30th 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Northside Activity Center
Officer/Position Training & Workshops (Membership and Healthy Lifestyle) May 30th 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Northside Activity Center
Officer/Position Training & Workshops (President and Treasurer) May 31st 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Northside Activity Center
Officer/Position Training & Workshops (Financial Reconciliation Workshop and Secretary) May 31st 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Northside Activity Center

 

All training will take place at Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra. Due to seating limitations we request that children not attend the class. The rooms are sometimes cool, you may want to bring a jacket!

 

 

Local Board Orientations

A Local Board Orientation (LBO) is an opportunity to have a council board member come to your school and meet with you and your PTA Board. At the orientation, we go over the financial do's and don'ts, help your board members create their plans of work, help your board set your goals for the year, review meeting protocols, and basically go over whatever information your board needs. We tailor our presentation to meet your needs.

 

The orientations may be scheduled during the days or evenings and may even be scheduled for the summer. If you are interested, contact Deede Goethke at .

 

Leader Orientation Training (LOT)


Foundations: Leader Orientation course has been designed with the new PTA leader as its focus. The goal of this course is to provide a firm understanding of the missions, vision and purposes of PTA.

 

Per Texas PTA Bylaws all board members on a local PTA board are required to attend Leader Orientation Training (LOT). By requiring all board members to attend this training it will give them the level of knowledge in the mission and purposes of PTA. Including all board members in this training will strengthen our PTA boards and help with board development. Training is still required to take place by October 15th per PTA Bylaws. You only need attend LOT once.

 

LOT is the only training that Council charges a fee to attend. This fee is $8.00 which covers the cost of materials purchased. If paying by cash please bring exact change. Checks made payable to NISD COUNCIL OF PTAs will also be accepted. The training fee should be reimbursed to members by your PTA as part of your training budget.

 

It would be most helpful if all attendees bring a copy of their PTA's bylaws.

 

PTA leaders seeking training for specific board positions are encouraged to participate in one of our other educational courses.

 

Officer and Position Specific Training

Officer and Position Specific Training allows you to get detailed training on specific positions and allows the opportunity to ask position specific questions. Anyone is welcome to attend any training regardless of their current PTA position.

 

Workshops

Workshops are "How To" trainings that go into detail on specific items. Anyone is welcome to attend any workshop regardless of their current position.

 

Roundtables

Roundtables are question and answer sessions about an activity or position. If the roundtable is about an activity that does really well at your school and you would like to come and share information, please let us know in your registration email.

 

Texas PTA Training

 

Texas PTA Training Teams

Texas PTA Training Teams are made up of volunteers from across the state who are trained and knowledgeable on the most current practices of Texas PTA. They are available to provide additional support to the Area/Council/Local PTAs with their training needs. The volunteers who donate their time on the Texas PTA Training Teams are dedicated to ensuring that Texas PTA continues to be the strongest child advocacy organization in Texas by encouraging the next generation of leaders through training and mentoring.

 

For more information or to make a request for a trainer, go to www.txpta.org and select Training from the Members area.

 

National PTA E-Learning

 

At a time when PTA budgets are tight and schedules are even tighter, e-learning is a solution for members looking to expand their skills cost-effectively and without the need to travel. This e-learning initiative is a step toward achieving PTA’s goal of making all members informed advocates by 2020.

Choose from the following courses, and look for new courses to be added throughout the year. Each course takes 30 minutes to an hour to complete and can be revisited repeatedly for more practice.

 

Click here to download our PTA E-Learning Brochure.

 

Registration

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