DCCPTA’s President’s Newsletter February 2024

DCCPTA’s President’s Newsletter February 2024 Hello Advocates, As we recognize the critical role that parents and teachers play in shaping the future of our society, I want to take the time to commend all local PTAs and PTSAs for your dedication to creating a positive learning environment for all children. We encourage you to continue […]

Advocacy Report – January 2024

January General Meeting – Advocacy Chair Report Superintendent Search Update: Website for all information – https://dcps.duvalschools.org/domain/13517 Current timeline: The Duval County School Board voted on Wednesday, Oct. 18 to postpone the search for the district's next superintendent until early 2024.  The board also voted to extend Superintendent Dr. Dana Kriznar’s contract through June2024, anticipating the […]

Advocacy Report – October 2023

October General Meeting – Advocacy Chair Report Superintendent Search Update: Website for all information – https://dcps.duvalschools.org/domain/13517 DCPS Public forum input – Website for notes from community forums (added as updated) https://dcps.duvalschools.org/Page/33371 Current timeline: The Duval County School Board voted on Wednesday, Oct. 18 to postpone the search for the district’s next superintendent until early 2024. […]

Advocacy Report – September 9, 2023

Melissa Daniel Advocacy Chair, DCCPTA Prepared 09/22/23 September General Meeting – Advocacy Chair Report Superintendent Update. DCPS wants stakeholder input. Website for notes from community forums (added as updated) https://dcps.duvalschools.org/Page/33371  Survey results released. 3600 people participated. https://www.news4jax.com/news/local/2023/09/12/duval-county-school-board-to- reveal-results-of-community-feedback-in-superintendent-search/ Qualities include integrity, background in education, ability to lead a diverse district, problem solver with proven demonstrable […]

DCCPTA President’s Newsletter September 2023

Greetings dedicated volunteers, We hope this newsletter finds you in good health and high spirits. As the new school year kicks off and we focus on our membership drives, we want to extend a warm welcome to both new and returning families. As we look ahead to the coming year, we have an exciting lineup […]

Advocacy Report August 8, 2023

Melissa Daniel Advocacy Chair, DCCPTA Prepared 08/08/23 August General Meeting – Advocacy Chair Report Superintendent Update.  DCPS wants stakeholder input. Complete Online Survey before September found on the DCPS website. Attend a Community Meeting (in person and virtual available) Aug. 22, 2023 – Community Forums Baldwin High School  11 a.m. (community can attend online or […]

DCCPTA President’s Newsletter August 2023

Welcome back, dedicated volunteers! We are delighted to assist you and appreciate your commitment to making a positive impact in your community. First and foremost, we want to express our gratitude for your decision to join the mission of PTA. Your willingness to contribute your time, skills, and energy to your community is invaluable and […]

49 Student Artists Win Reflections Art Program for Duval County

The Duval County Council of PTA is proud to announce the winners of the 2022-2023 Reflections Art Program for Duval County. Congratulations to the Award of Excellence and Merit winners! Forty-nine (49) Awards of Excellence winners will represent Duval County and their local schools at the State level phase of this year’s program. Read The […]

A Letter from the President October 2022

I can’t believe fall is here! We are changing gears from hot summer days to cool crisp mornings and evenings.   It has been so exciting to have a lot of our PTA/PTSAs reinstated, some haven’t had a PTA in 5 to 10 years!  We want to welcome all those new Local Units and I as […]

2022 Duval County Schools Dress Code Update

Resolution Background As many of you may remember, the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Advocacy Committees worked on drafting a dress code resolution last school year.  The resolution was first approved by our DCCPTA Board and then it was shared with our local chapters for them to vote on and the resolution was approved with […]

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