August 15, 2019 
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  You Can Help NY's Kids!  

As a valued PTA member, your input is vital! Your feedback will help us improve our association, communication and more, so we can be even more responsive to your needs.

And, as a "thank you" for your time, we'll enter you in a drawing to win a prize package for your PTA unit!

Grand prize: Make every PTA event look professional with an official PTA eight foot linen table cloth, personalized with the name of the PTA of your choice. Check out the PTA store at to see the table cloth.

Two runner ups will receive a case of 100 pencils for your PTA.

Click HERE to take this survey

  True or False: You Don't Need to Pay up Front to Start Fundraising  

Yep, it's true: You don't have to invest a penny to start raising funds today. You also don't have to buy, sort, collect or deliver anything with a Help Our School fundraiser. Click this link to find out more about how we're ready to help you reach your fundraising goals faster and easier. 👉

  Get $$$ for your PTA  

Each year, Mountain America awards 10 PTA grants to support learning-based projects in K-12 classrooms. These grants are available for teachers and PTA leaders that are Mountain America and PTA members.

FYI PTAs and PTA members in NY can join the Mountain America Credit Union!

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  Plan Ahead to Attend Convention  

NYS PTA 123rd Annual Convention

When: November 8-10, 2019

Where: Tarrytown, New York

Click HERE for a Convention 2019 Save the Date flyer to share

  Thinking of a Movie Night?  

Movie nights are an easy, fun family activity for your school that can be done all year! Unsure about where to start? Check out how this PTA planned a successful movie event in just a few simple steps from SWANK Movie Licensing.

  Fall Mental Health Conference with GoGuardian  

When: October 10, 2019

Where: The Desmond, Albany NY

Plans are in process for a full day conference on mental health in schools for educators and families alike. This new conference will feature workshops, speakers, breakfast, lunch and learning.

Stay tuned for more info!

  IntraLogic: Security is at the Heart of What They Do  

Affordable, performance-proven, user-friendly solutions crafted to meet the diverse needs of businesses, school districts, municipalities, government agencies and more. Supported by dedicated, trained professionals.

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  Parent Update from the NYS Education Department  

Dear Parents,

The summer is flying by, and it's August already. The first day of school is around the corner, but we still have a few weeks of summer left.

Click HERE to read NYS Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia's letter to parents.

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