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PTA Council of Howard County, MD (PTACHC) serves our 74 PTAs and its 25,000+ members in Howard County, MD who through advocacy support the mission of PTA
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Parent Survey on AP Classes in Elem, Middle, & High school - survey conducted by the Council of Elders.

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Next Meeting - May 2, 2016 – 7:30 pm at Homewood Center cafeteria

Supporting Your Child’s Social and Emotional Development Academy – Saturday, May 7 10 am – noon at Oakland Mills Middle School, 9540 Kilimanjaro Rd, Columbia
Social and emotional challenges, peer interactions, and dating issues impact students’ lives. Parents will hear information about supporting children’s social and emotional needs. In addition, there will be special sessions for students.
Register Link Here

Financial Training Dates

Wed. June 8 at 7 pm   Sign up here for Jun 8

Sat. Jun 11 at 3 pm       Click here for Jun 11

The Homewood Center has 3 distinct programs to meet the specific needs of individual students who have difficulty functioning in traditional classroom settings. Homewood does not have a PTA as each student is counted at their home school.
Flyer: How your PTA can help Homewood Center staff and students contact Suzanne McMurtray to arrange your PTA event for Homewood staff and/or student: suzanne_mcmurtray@hcpss.org

Two ways a PTA can help our Howard County students who need of school supplies
1. Donate directly to Prepare for Success (a 501c3 org)
By mail: Send check payable to “Community Action Council/PFS” at:
Community Action Council / PFS
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, Maryland 21046
or through PayPal (click here for direct link )
2. Collect school supplies and drop off at the council office.

PTA Officers - join the discussion at the closed Facebook page for local PTA officers only.

MISSION OF THE PTA · A powerful voice for all children, · A relevant resource for families and communities, and · A strong advocate for the education and well-being of every child.