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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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Proposed Bylaws Amendments Chart 2017

PTACHC Bylaws Proposed Changes

Next Meeting - Monday, June 5, 2017 – 7:30 pm at Homewood Center cafeteria
PTACHC Elections to be held.


The PTA Council of Howard County (PTACHC) Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the slate of officers that have been nominated for 2017 – 2018:

President:  Reg Avery
Executive VP: Tia Floyd
VP of Operations: Matta Zeinali
VP of Issues:  Yetti Lipede
Secretary:  No nominee
Treasurer:  No nominee

The nominating committee welcomes any nominations from the floor during the General Membership Meeting to be held June 5, 2017 at 7:30 pm in the Homewood School cafeteria.
Nominations for all positions must meet the following eligibility requirements:
  1. Each officer shall be a member of a local PTA within the area of this Council PTA.
  2. Only members of a local PTA whose state and council PTA dues are paid shall be eligible to hold office.
  3. All officers shall have served at least one (1) full year as a local PTA officer or one (1) full year on the PTA Council board of directors.
Nominating Committee
PTA Council of Howard County

PTACHC Logo Design Contest

The PTA Council of Howard County is thrilled that the 102nd Maryland PTA convention will be held in Columbia, Maryland on July 28-29, 2017.  To celebrate, PTACHC would like your help to design a logo for PTACHC to use at the convention and for years to come.

1st place:   $100
2nd place:  $50
3rd place:   $25

Click here for more information on how to enter this contest.


The Homewood School 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. There are several ways to assist Homewood’s staff and students:

Upcoming Dates 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

PTAs Helping Homewood Flyer



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

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.

PTA’s mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.