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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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New Officer Directory Form

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Click here for all meeting minutes, agendas, and handouts

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Proposed Bylaws Amendments Chart 2017

PTACHC Bylaws Proposed Changes

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

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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
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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.

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ONGOING OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES for your PTA

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

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Back Pack SUPPLY DRIVE

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