Welcome to the PTA Council of Howard County website

The PTA Council of Howard County (PTACHC) serves the 74 PTAs and its 25,000+ members in Howard County, MD who through advocacy support the mission of PTA
PTA Council dues invoice and scholarship donation All 74 local PTAs are members of PTA Council of Howard County. The local unit pays a flat rate of $170 membership dues to PTACHC on behalf of their members. (Additionally, the locals also pay State and National dues for each member) In return, PTACHC volunteers devotes many many hours to support students, families, and schools throughout the county and focus on issues such as health/safety concerns, school curriculum, school budget issues, training for local PTA leaders, and more. Each local PTA has 2 delegates + the president who participate in monthly council meetings, giving every local PTA a voice in PTACHC.
The dues are due by Nov. 1. Scholarship donations to the scholarship fund are accepted all year. More information on scholarships is found on the scholarship committee page.

Upcoming October Events - PTA Votes
Sunday, Oct. 12 – BOE Candidates Roundtable Discussion
Location: Atholton HS Cafeteria, 6520 Freetown Rd, Columbia
Time: 4-6 pm
RSVP at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f48aba62ba02-roundtable

Sunday, Oct. 19 – County Executive Forum
Candidates are Allan Kittleman and Courtney Watson
Location: Mt. Hebron HS Auditorium, 9440 Old Frederick Rd, Ellicott City
Time: 6 – 7:30 pm
RSVP at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f48aba62ba02-ptachc
Next meeting – October 6 at 7:30 pm at the BOE

For the past 13 years local PTAs and other community organizations have participated in the annual Winter Coat Drive.

The drop off date is Oct. 30
at the ARL, 10920 Clarksville Pike
between 2 pm and 7 pm.

There will be three days that the coats will be distributed to community families:
November 1 at the Florence Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia
November 8 at North Laurel Community center- 9411 Whiskey Bottom Rd from 9-1 pm
November 15 – Lisbon United Methodist Church, 15875 Frederick Rd from 9-11:30 am

Question, email – office@ptachc.org

Meeting Notes – Notes and agenda from previous meetings

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.