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Welcome to New Jersey PTA!

A PTA is a local, self-governing unit. It promotes the Purposes and Mission of the New Jersey PTA and the National PTA as it plans its programs and activities to meet the needs of children and youth in the community. It is linked through its all-inclusive membership and by its acceptance of the Purposes and Mission of the National PTA and the New Jersey PTA.

News and Announcements

Easy Money For Your PTA!
Plymouth Rock Assurance

New Jersey PTA and Plymouth Rock Assurance are proud to announce our renewed partnership and newest member benefit available to you for being a local PTA member. From September 15, 2014 through October 15, 2014 you can make extra money for your local PTA and support your child's school.

It's as easy as 1, 2, and 3!

  • Become a local PTA member at your child's school!
  • Visit www.NJPTAquote.com and fill out the short quote form available on this site!
  • Once the quote short form is submitted, your PTA will receive $20!
  • As an added bonus, when your are contacted from Plymouth Rock Assurance you can review their quote and if you are interested in their services you will have the opportunity to save up to $700 yearly on your auto insurance!
  • Please note that whether you decide to switch to Plymouth Rock Assurance or not, your local PTA will still receive $20 for just submitting a quote!


This is a win/win/win opportunity....Become a PTA member, get an extra $20 for your child's PTA and also have the opportunity to save up to $700 a year on your auto insurance!


Please remember this special offer to receive an extra $20 for your PTA is only valid from September 15th to October 15th! This offer is open to all members of your family, they just have to be a PTA member and fill out the short quote form.


CLICK HERE for the that can be posted on Facebook, your website, or in your Local PTA Newsletter.

CLICK HERE for the Announcement Slip that can be printed and given out with PTA Membership Cards!

www.NJPTAQuote.com

Fall Advocacy Day

WHEN
Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE
NJ Association of School Business Officials Headquarters
4 AAA Drive, Suite 101, Robbinsville, NJ 08691

Please join NJPTA for a day of advocacy. The day will feature hands on workshops to assist our members in advocating for change in your own communities. You are encouraged to bring your concerns and will be assisted in creating a roadmap to bring those concerns to your local, state and/or federal leaders.

The schedule of events will be as follows with periodic visits from distinguished legislators:
9:30 AM- Registration Begins
10:00 AM- Introductions and Overview of Proper Election Edict
10:20 AM- Advocacy Training with break out groups to offer hands on training
11:50 AM- Lunch is Served
12:30 PM- Guest Speaker- DAVID C. HESPE, Acting Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Education
1:00 PM- Hot Topic Discussion- Common Core State Standards
1:30 PM- Hot Topic Presentation- Unaccompanied minors in our schools
2:00 PM- Adjourn

This event is FREE to NJPTA Members, but registration is required. Registration is limited to 50 attendees, so register early!

NJPTA would like to thank New Jersey Association of School Business Officials for generously donating the space for this event.


September 2014 NJP-T Magazine

New Jersey Parent-Teacher Magazine- Call for Articles

The return of the New Jersey Parent-Teacher Magazine in a new digital version is returning. All Local PTAs are encouraged to submit articles and event recaps to magazine@njpta.orgThe deadline for each month's issues will be the 25th!

National PTA School of Excellence New Jersey Awardees

A hearty CONGRATULATIONS! to the Five New Jersey PTA Local PTAs who received National PTA School of Excellence Awards! The prestigious award recognizes partnerships between PTAs and schools who worked to achieve our shared vision – to make every child's potential a reality. Each recipient receives a Celebration Kit including banners and turn-key tools for their celebrations. Way to Go! New Jersey PTAs for demonstrating the ways PTAs engage families in student success and school improvements, and why it's so important for families to be involved!

Alfred E Zampella PS #27- Hudson County
Jonas Salk MS- Middlesex County
Upper Greenwood Lake Sch PTA- Passaic county
Vineland Public Charter School PTA- Cumberland County
William A Miller School PTA- Middlesex County

2014 Local PTA Packet & Resource Kit has begun to ship

2014-15 PTA membership cards and Resource Kit have begun to be shipped to all Local PTAs that are in Good Standing. If you have yet to recieve your 2014 Local PTA Packet and Resource Kit...and don't know why- please contact New Jersey PTA @ njpta@njpta.org

2014 - 2015 National PTA Reflections Program

The 2014 - 2015 National PTA Reflections Theme is... 

The World Would Be A Better Place If ...


All the information has been posted at njpta.org/reflections.