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PTA Council of Howard County, MD (PTACHC) serves our 74 PTA’s and its 25,000+ members in Howard County, MD who, through advocacy, support the mission of PTA.



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Due to the early dismissal of all Howard County schools, the PTACHC General Membership meeting for Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 is cancelled.
Rescheduling of the January meeting will be determined by the Board of Directors.



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:

Contact Suzanne McMurtray to arrange your PTA event for Homewood staff and/or student: suzanne_mcmurtray@hcpss.org

PTA’s Helping Homewood

Homewood’s Annual Recycled Treasure Sale
Each year, before winter break, Homewood has a Recycled Treasure Sale.  All students will use their grades to “purchase” presents for loved ones and have them gift wrapped.

Please consider donating new or gently used items (no clothing unless tags are still attached) to be used as presents.



Two ways a PTA can help our Howard County students who need of school supplies

1. Donate directly to Prepare for Success (a 501(c)(3) 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.