Free Mental Health Workshop and Florida PTA Town Hall

At the invitation of Florida PTA President, Carolyn Nelson-Goedert,  DCCPTA is serving on the planning committee for Florida PTA’s upcoming Educational Town Hall to be held in Jacksonville. The goal of the event is to gather stakeholders to participate in a conversation on how best to ensure student achievement as we prepare our District’s students for […]

DCCPTA Statement on Important Florida Legislation Bills

This legislative season has been filled with a lot of activity and sometimes it can be difficult to keep up.  We want to help highlight some key areas of importance. With the state legislation session quickly coming to a close, we want to highlight some bills that could use your advocacy in keeping with the […]

2023 Youth Risky Behavior Survey and CDC Grant

DCCPTA is always looking for ways to educate its members and provide opportunities to advocate for all children.  In the past couple of days, the Youth Risk Behavior Survey and its administration have been in the news.  Below are some facts for you to review and who you may contact to advocate on this topic. […]

DCCPTA Statement on Censorship

Duval County Council of PTA’s, in alignment with both National PTA and Florida PTA positions, supports diverse and inclusive curricula, classroom materials, as well as professional development. We support well-rounded and varied experiences and ideas being shared and accessible by all students. This leads to higher academic and personal achievements as well as overall well-being […]

2022 -2023 Hurricane Disaster Relief Diaper Drive

DCCPTA will be doing a Diaper Drive to help those on Florida’s West Coast that suffered a great amount of loss due to the recent hurricanes. We will be collecting for Newborn to Toddler size diapers and pull-ups to ship over to help many families who are in desperate need of these.  We will have […]

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 […]

2022 Right Foot Award Nominations Now Open!

About The Right Foot Award A special award is presented to PTAs that complete important tasks to get your PTA off to a good start. Nominations for the Right Foot Award are now open and are due November 1st! Documents Needed To Complete Your Nomination A completed Right Foot Award application A copy of your audit Current board […]

A Letter from the President August 2022

Welcome back to all our Local Units for the 2022-2023 School Year.  I am excited about our new year, and we have so many PTA/PTSA’s that are re-starting.  We have a phenomenal DCCPTA Board this year and we are off to a great start with having our first board meeting in person since Covid. I […]

DCCPTA Local Unit Memberships Should Increase Post-pandemic

Duval County Council of PTAs will Host First In-person General Meeting in more than 18 months.   On Tuesday, August 30, 2022, the Duval County Council of PTAs will host its’ first in-person general meeting in over 18 months.  It will be exciting to reconvene amid safer, post-pandemic conditions as we advocate and work on […]

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