UPDATES

2017 Updates

INTRODUCTION
Board of Directors 2017-2019
List of Due Dates

KNOW THE PTA
updates throughout chapter

FINANCE
updates throughout chapter
Including and updated Records Retention and Destruction Policy

MEMBERSHIP
Membership Dues

PROGRAMS
Leadership Development Grants for Unit Council and District PTAs

ADVOCACY
Legislation Policies

RESOLUTIONS

POSITION STATEMENTS

Accountability Systems: Statewide, Federal and Local
Assessment and Testing (Statewide)
Comprehensive Community Schools with Integrated Services (Community Schools)

ISSUE-RELATED GUIDELINES
Parent Involvement – retired

RUNNING YOUR PTA
updates throughout chapter

JOB DESCRIPTIONS
Auditor
Executive VP
Financial Secretary
Fundraising Chairman
President
Local Unit Leaders
Parliamentarian
Secretary
Treasurer

 

2016 Updates

INTRODUCTION
Board of Directors 2015-2017

KNOW THE PTA
Purposes of the PTA
State PTA Bylaws

FINANCE
Petty Cash
PTA and Education Foundations

MEMBERSHIP
Membership Dues

ADVOCACY
Legislation Platform

RESOLUTIONS
Dyslexia: Addressing the Educational Implications in Public Schools (2016)

POSITION STATEMENTS
Child Abuse
Gang Awareness

ISSUE-RELATED GUIDELINES
Condom Availability Through the Schools

RUNNING YOUR PTA
Social Media Guidelines for PTAs in California
Social Media Guidelines for PTA Leaders and Members in California

FORMS
Audit Report
Authorization for Electronic Transfer for Attorney General (RRF-1) ONLY
Cash Verification
PTA Unit/Council Spotlight Award

 

2015 Updates

INTRODUCTION
Board of Directors 2015-2017
List of Due Dates
Calendar of Events

KNOW THE PTA
California State PTA Map
Bylaws of the California State PTA – May 2015

MEMBERSHIP
Updates throughout

PROGRAMS
Family Engagement in Schools – January 2015

ADVOCACY
Legislation Policies – May 2015

POSITION STATEMENTS – NEW
Commercialism in Schools – 2015
Vaccinations – 2015

POSITION STATEMENTS – REAFFIRMED
Behavioral Health & Social Emotional Development – Reaffirmed February 2015
Chronic Illness Care in California Schools – Reaffirmed February 2015
Health Education Reaffirmed 2015
Lead Poisoning – Reaffirmed 2015

Arts in Education Reaffirmed April 2015
Basic Education Reaffirmed April 2015
Charter Schools Reaffirmed April 2015
Credentialed School Personnel Reaffirmed April 2015
Education: Higher Education Reaffirmed April 2015
Education: Opposing Vouchers, Tuition Tax Credits &
Deductions as Systems of Education Aid Reaffirmed April 2015
Education: Parental Choice In Public Schools Reaffirmed April 2015
Equal Rights Reaffirmed April 2015
Freedom to Learn Reaffirmed April 2015
Funding of the Mandated Programs: Effect on Public Education Reaffirmed April 2015
Library Services Reaffirmed April 2015
Nutrition EducationReaffirmed April 2015
Public Involvement in School Governance Reaffirmed April 2015
Public School Employer-Employee Negotiations Reaffirmed April 2015
School-To-Career Technical Education Reaffirmed April 2015
Special Education Reaffirmed April 2015
State Tax Reform Reaffirmed April 2015

POSITION STATEMENTS REVISED
Education of English Language Learners – Revised April 2015
Education: Support of Public Education – Revised April 2015
Education: The Early Years, Ages 3 to 6 – Revised April 2015
School Bus Safety – Revised April 2015

POSITION STATEMENTS REMOVED
Education: Categorical Programs

ISSUE RELATED GUIDELINES REVISED
Suicide Prevention Education and Awareness – Revised February 2015

RESOLUTIONS NEW
Climate Change is a Children’s Issue (2015)
LGBTQ+ Inclusiveness in Health Education California (2015)
Synthetic Marijuana – Education and Awareness (2015)

RESOLUTIONS REVIEWED
Credentialed School Nurses (2005) – Reviewed February 2015
Electro-Magnetic Fields (1994) – Reviewed February 2015

Alcohol Beverage Advertising That Targets Youth (1992) – Reviewed April 2015
Class Size Reduction Flexibility (2005) – Reviewed April 2015
Control of Look-Alike Stimulants and Depressant Drugs (1982) – Reviewed April 2015
Disaster Preparedness (1986) – Reviewed April 2015
Education: A 21st Century Vision (2005) – Reviewed April 2015
Educational Technology Funding (1995) – Reviewed April 2015
School Facilities Crisis (1990) – Reviewed April 2015
Sun Safety: Skin Cancer Prevention Measures in Schools (2005) – Reviewed April 2015

RESOLUTIONS – MOVED TO HISTORICAL FILE
Fluoridation of California Public Water Supplies (1995)
–To Historical file by action of the Board of Managers – February 2015

Location of Toxic/Hazardous Materials Sites (1985)
–To Historical file by action of the Board of Managers – February 2015

Encouragement of Law-Related Education (1985)
–To Historical file by action of the Board of Managers – April 2015

Ethics in Political Campaigns (1987)
–To Historical file by action of the Board of Managers – April 2015

Make Children First (1992)
–To Historical file by action of the Board of Managers – April 2015

Responsibility of the Legislature for the Financing of Public Education (1982)
–To Historical file by action of the Board of Managers – April 2015

School Finance (1976)
–To Historical file by action of the Board of Managers – April 2015

State Board of Education Action Relating to Elementary Instructional Materials (1980)
–To Historical file by action of the Board of Managers – April 2015

RUNNING YOUR PTA
Nominations and Elections, The Election, Ballot Vote #12 – February 2015
Nominations and Elections, Electing the Nominating Committee, Responsibilities of the Chairman – February 2015
Communications – February 2015

FORMS
HSA Order form – May 2015

2014 Updates

KNOW THE PTA
Bylaws of the California State PTA – May 2014

MEMBERSHIP
Updates throughout

PROGRAMS
Scholarships and Grants – August 2014

ADVOCACY
Legislation Platform – May 2014

RESOLUTIONS – NEW
Homework: Quality Over Quantity (2014)

RESOLUTIONS – REVIEWED
Air Pollution (1973) – Reviewed February 2014
Duplicate Emergency Forms at Athletic Events (1974) – Reviewed February 2014
Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis in Schools (2004) – Reviewed February 2014
School Transportation: Equitable Funding (2004) – Reviewed February 2014

Non-Suspension of Proposition 98 (1991) – Reviewed April 2014
Healthy Lifestyles for All Children (2004) – Reviewed May 2014
Opposition to Televised Commercials in California Classrooms (1990) – Reviewed May 2014
Smoking and Health (1964) – Reviewed May 2014
Television Literacy and Program Accountability (1993) – Reviewed May 2014

RESOLUTIONSMOVED TO HISTORICAL FILE
Mandatory Use of Motorcycle Safety Helmets (1974)
–To Historical file by action of the Board of Managers – February 2014

POSITION STATEMENTS – REAFFIRMED
Health Care Access for Children, Youth,
Pregnant Women and Their Families – Reviewed February 2014
Instructional Materials – Reviewed February 2014
Lottery Revenue and Public School Funding – Reviewed February 2014
School-Based Decision Making – Reviewed February 2014
School Desegregation/Integration – Reviewed February 2014

School-Based/Linked Health Centers – Reviewed May 2014

School Attendance – Reviewed November 2014
Regulation of Medical Marijuana Providers Near Schools – Reviewed November 2014

POSITION STATEMENTSREVISED
Assessment (Statewide) – Revised February 2014
Education: The Middle Years, Ages 10 to 14 – Revised February 2014
Energy Drink And Coffee Beverage Awareness – Revised February 2014
Physical Education (K-12) – Revised February 2014
Prevention and Intervention Programs – Revised February 2014

ISSUE RELATED GUIDELINES – REVISED
Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Abuse Prevention and Awareness – Revised February 2014

FORMS
Scholarships and Grants – 2014

JOB DESCRIPTIONS
Room Representative – Revised October 2014
Room Representative Coordinator – Revised October 2014
Volunteer – Revised October 2014
Volunteer Coordinator – Revised October 2014

Parliamentarian – Revised June 2014

Family Engagement Chairman – Revised March 2014

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