UPDATES

2018 Updates

ADVOCACY

RESOLUTIONS Reviewed and Deemed Relevant

  • Achievement Eliminating the Gap (2009)
  • Adequate and Equitable State School Finance System (1987)
  • California K-12 Public School Funding Crisis (1998)
  • Closed Captioned TV (1978)
  • Creating Lifelong Readers (1998)
  • Education on Hazards of Involuntary Smoking (1987)
  • Improving K-12 Mathematics Education (1998)
  • Lowering the Vote Requirement in the California State Budget Process (2009)
  • Nutrition Education (1991)
  • Prohibiting the Promotion of Tobacco Products (1987)
  • School Construction Funding (1986)
  • School Library Media Center Funding Crisis (1988)
  • School Support Program (1976)
  • Social Host Accountability and Underage Drinking (2009)
  • Substance Use And Abuse During Pregnancy (1987)
  • Support for the Civic Mission of Schools (2006)
  • Teen Driving Safety (2009)
  • Television/Screen Time Awareness (2006)
  • Youth Involvement (2004)

RESOLUTIONS Retired

  • Regulation of 976 Information access service (1986)
  • School Facilities Crisis (1986)

POSITION STATEMENTS Revised

  • Firearms and Assault Weapons (1990)
  • Interpersonal Relations – formerly Human Relations (2012)
  • Positive Youth Development – formerly Delinquency Prevention (1974)
  • Rights and Services for Undocumented Children and Children of Undocumented Immigrants – formerly Services for Children of Undocumented Immigrants (2012)

POSITION STATEMENTS Retired

  • Responsibility of Society to the Family

 

2017 Updates

INTRODUCTION
Board of Directors 2017-2019
List of Due Dates

KNOW THE PTA
updates throughout chapter

FINANCE
Updates throughout chapter
Including an updated Records Retention and Destruction Policy

MEMBERSHIP
Membership Dues

PROGRAMS
Leadership Development Grants for Unit Council and District PTAs

ADVOCACY
Legislation Policies

RESOLUTIONS
reviewed and deemed relevant
Aid to Rape Victims and Their Families (1977)
Attention Deficit Disorder in Children (1998)
Ban on Military Assault-Type Weapons (1989)
Breast Cancer Early Detection Awareness and Education (1988)
Developmentally-Appropriate Physical Education (1999)
Education of Health Hazards in Use of Anabolic Steroids (1989)
HIV/STD Prevention Education in Our Schools (2008)
Indoor Air Quality in Schools (2007)
Local School Parcel Tax Measure Threshold Reduction (2008)
Longitudinal Integrated Statewide Data System (2008)
Mental Illness: Treatment and Support (1999)
Online Safeguards for Internet Use by Children and Youth (1997)
Playground Equipment Safety Standards (1996)
Primary Prevention of Substance Abuse (1979)
Protection of Children from the Harmful Effects of Aircraft Emissions (1998)
Public School Governance Authority (2007)
Regulation of Liquor Licenses Near Schools (1997)
Safe Routes to School For All Children (2008)
Strategies to Reduce School, Family and Community Violence (1995)
Violence in the home (1977)

retired
Broadcast Projections of Results on Election Day
Promoting the Inclusion of Non Public Schools on California’s Megan’s Law Registered Sex Offender Database (2008)

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

reviewed and deemed relevant
Assistance to Families in Need (1998)
Before & After School Options for Children & Youth (2002)
Child Victims/Witnesses Rights (1986)
Family Engagement in Credentialing (2012)
Family Services (1966)
Inclusiveness and Diversity (1991)
Juvenile Offenders in Justice System (1987)
Prevention of Teen Pregnancy (1998)
School Bus Safety (1986)
School Closure (1980)

revised
Environmental Health and Environmental Education
Family Planning
Family Responsibility and Accountability

ISSUE-RELATED GUIDELINES
retired
Background Checks for Mobile Food Vendors (1999)
Condom Availability Through the Schools (1999)
Dealing with Establishments that Sell Gasoline and Alcohol Concurrently (1992)
Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Abuse Prevention and Awareness (1999)
Parent Involvement
Studying the Impact of Video Games (1993)
Suicide Prevention Education and Awareness (1999)

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
Education: The High School Years, Ages 14 to 18
Evaluation of Teachers
Fair Housing
Firearms and Assault Weapons
Minor Consent for Health Care
Missing and Exploited Children
Safe School Environments
Status Offenders
Student Participation in Public Demonstrations
Student Records
Year-Round Education

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

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