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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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New Officers Directory Form

Click here for all meeting minutes, agendas, and handouts


Congratulations to the new PTACHC Executive Board

They will take office July 1, 2017

Vicky Cutroneo – President
Tia Floyd – Executive VP
Matta Zeinali – VP of Operations
Yetti Lipede – VP of Issues
Laurie Ramey – Treasurer
Amber Treat – Secretary

PTACHC is still looking for persons interested in being a Committee Chair for Legislative, Membership and Policy, please email ptachc@gmail.com.

Legislative, Membership and Policy chairs serve on the Board of Directors.


Congratulations to the 2017 PTACHC Scholarship Recipients

Teacher Education – Amelia Betzer – Centennial High School
Academic – Isabel Sangiorgi – Mount Hebron High School
Academic  - Stewart Slocum – Howard High School
Dr. Charles Ecker – Yael Isaacs – Reservoir High School
Dr. Charles Ecker – Lalitha Madduri – Mount Hebron High School
Dr. Charles Ecker – Aaron Park – Long Reach High School
M. Thomas Goedeke – Kyle Baisel – Mount Hebron High School
M. Thomas Goedeke – Kamran Ataran Rezai – Wilde Lake High School



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

PTA’s Helping Homewood



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.