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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
Contact Us
Next Meeting – Dec. 7 – 7:30 pm
LOCATION is Homewood Center cafeteria

PTA Delegates & Presidents: Bring what issues your own local PTA/PTSA are facing that Council might be able to help you with. Please discuss this at your next meeting and send your Delegates prepared with whatever those issues might be.
We will also be hearing about some upcoming legislation being proposed that will effect our school system.

How PTAs can help the Homewood students and staff
The Homewood Center 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.

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

Flyer: 11th Annual Recycled Treasurer Sale – Drop off by Dec 15 Contact Suzi Young for more information suzi_young@hcpss.org

video: Video from last year (2014) and the Recycled Treasurer Sale

COAT DRIVE – Over 1,150 coats along with 5 LARGE bags of hats, gloves, scarves, etc were collected . Thank you to all who gave the gift of warmth to our families in the county.

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
or through PayPal (click here for direct link )
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.

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.