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Thomas Jefferson Middle School

3000 NW 119th Street

Vancouver, WA 98685

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Please join us for this *FREE training and leadership development opportunity for all PTA leaders.

Light breakfast and coffee FREE provided by Vancouver Council PTA 3.7

*Lunch option: Sandwich (assorted), chips, water, fruit, salad, and cookie. $10 (includes fee)

Training is vital for your entire board: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, Membership Chair, Fundraiser Chair, Advocacy Chair, FACE Chair, your committee chairs, and any interested PTA members. Come to learn, network with your fellow PTA leaders, and meet part of your PTA support team.

8:30 am: Check-In, registration, and sign up for coaching session (light breakfast and coffee hosted by Vancouver Council PTA)

9:00 am: General Session 1:

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Class Overview - where to go/what to expect
  • Standards of Affiliation (SOA) Briefing
  • Door Prizes

9:30 am to 10:45 am: Class Session 1

  • Secretary: More than Just Minutes
  • Treasurer Basics
  • The Effective Vice President
  • Navigating a Meeting: An Interactive Journey

11:05 am to 12:40 pm: Class Session 2

  • Face, Advocacy & Membership: The Power of PTA
  • I’m a Membership Chair – Now What?
  • Managing Your Nonprofit PTA
  • Don't be Stupid (or: How to say hard things with kindness)

12:45 pm to 1:40 pm: Lunch (prepaid with registration, or welcome to bring your own)

1:00 pm to 1:40 pm: Vancouver Council General Meeting - Budget/Standing (please send up to two representatives from each VSD PTA as voting delegates)

1:00 pm to 1:40 pm: PTA - What's in it for me? For non-council PTAs and attendees

  • Information and Idea Sharing
  • Navigating the WSPTA website for leaders
  • PT Avenue Questions & Answers

Mid Afternoon Break - Vendor Spotlight

1:45 pm to 3:00 pm: General Session 2

  • Reflections, Men's Essay, PTA Awards
  • Handout evaluation forms
  • Door Prizes

3:05 pm to 4:05 pm: Class Session 3

  • President 101: PTA Basics for First-Time Presidents
  • Advanced Strategies for Building Membership
  • Volunteers: Find Them and Keep Them
  • Q & A or Coaching Sessions

4:10 pm to 4:30 pm: General Session 3

  • Closing Remarks
  • Door Prizes

Advance registration is recommended.

Please save the date:

PTA & the Law - October 10th, 6pm-9pm. Location TBD.
This is one of the most important classes you will take every year. One person from your PTA is required to attend per year, but it is beneficial for your President, Fundraising Chair, FACE Chair, and Events Chair to attend.

All Washington State PTA trainings and events are for PTA officers, board members, committee chairs, and interested members only.


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Thomas Jefferson Middle School

3000 NW 119th Street

Vancouver, WA 98685

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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