Reflections Awards Ceremony & General Meeting

Reflections will be held on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 at 7:00pm at Louisville Male High School in Durret Auditorium, and the reception following at Gheens Academy in Flex Rooms A & B.

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15th District PTA Wants You!

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The 15th District PTA nominating committee is currently seeking nominations to fill the slate of executive officers for the following 2-year term (2017-2019 school year) to be voted on this Spring. These positions include:

  • President-Elect
  • 1st Vice President – Programs
  • 2nd Vice President – Membership
  • 3rd Vice President – Ways and Means/Fundraising
  • 4th Vice President – Communications
  • 5th Vice President – Board Training
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

If you are interested in serving, or would like to nominate someone, please visit www.15thdistrictpta.org/nominate before Feb. 1, 2017.

Please Visit The JCPS Early Childhood Page

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August 2016 Newsletter

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Hot off the Press!!

Our 15th District PTA August newsletter has been mailed to all PTA Officers. An electronic copy of the August Newsletter is available for you to share with all your members.

Please make sure we have your updated officer’s list by completing the attached form. Please email it to sharon.whitworth@jefferson.kyschools.us or fax to 502-485-7062.

Reflections Note Cards Now Available

Purchase your Reflections note cards today!

The 2014-2015 Reflections theme was “The World Would Be A Better Place If…”.  And now you can send thank you notes, greeting cards, or send an entire set to someone as a gift! Click here to order.

 

15th District PTA Evangeline J. Sansome Scholarship Application

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Proposed Changes to Bylaws

At the 15th District PTA Back to School Back to PTA Conference on Oct. 13, we voted on proposed changes to our bylaws. The reason for these changes was to add a “president-elect” position to the board, and to outline the duties of this new position.

Questions: Contact 15th District PTA at 15thDistrictPTA.President@gmail.com or (502) 671-9451 cell phone for Heather Wampler, President.

ALERT: Financial Review Form New Deadline July 15th Per KDE Redbook

ALERT New Deadline: Kentucky PTA fiscal year is July 1st through June 30th, so it will be necessary to plan ahead and be prepared to meet submission requirements.
• Submit Financial Review Form to Principal of your School per Kentucky Department of Education Accounting Procedures Redbook Regulations. Each PTA/PTSA must submit an annual financial report to Principal of your School by July 15th.
• Mail Financial Review Form to Kentucky PTA, 148 Consumer Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601 per local unit bylaws by July 15th.
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ACTION ALERT #3 – Flexible Funding

March 21, 2016

Kentucky Education Action Team (KEAT)
Weekly Budget Messages:
THIRD KEAT ACTION ALERT

For three weeks the Kentucky PTA is sending its members messages regarding the Governor’s proposed education budget cuts. Each week we will focus on a different program that if cut will directly affect our students’ education.

Here is a template letter for the third week’s budget focus: Flexible Funding. We are asking that you send this letter to your Senate or House Representative.

  • Feel free to add your own personal experience with each program and more information about how you feel it benefits the state and our children.
  • If you do ask for a response, please make sure to include your email address, phone number, address and/or other contact information.
  • Please share any responses you receive from legislators with Sharon Whitworth, Kentucky PTA Legislative Commissioner at swhitwo1@aol.com .

It is vital that we reach out to our legislators at this crucial time. We appreciate all that you do for the children of Kentucky.

Cherie Dimar
Kentucky PTA President

ACTION ALERT #2 – Funding for Preschools

March 14, 2016

Kentucky Education Action Team (KEAT)
Weekly Budget Messages:
SECOND KEAT ACTION ALERT

For three weeks the Kentucky PTA is sending its members messages regarding the Governor’s proposed education budget cuts. Each week we will focus on a different program that if cut will directly affect our students’ education.

Here is a template letter for the second week’s budget cut: funding for preschools. We are asking that you send this letter to your Senate or House Representative.

  • Feel free to add your own personal experience with each program and more information about how you feel it benefits the state and our children.
  • If you do ask for a response, please make sure to include your email address, phone number, address and/or other contact information.
  • Please share any responses you receive from legislators with Sharon Whitworth, Kentucky PTA Legislative Commissioner at swhitwo1@aol.com .

It is vital that we reach out to our legislatures at this crucial time. We appreciate all that you do for the children of Kentucky.

Cherie Dimar
Kentucky PTA President

ACTION ALERT #1 – Funding for FRYSCs

March 9, 2016

Kentucky Education Action Team (KEAT)
Weekly Budget Messages:

For the next three weeks we will be sending you messages regarding the Governor’s proposed education budget cuts. Each week we will focus on a different program that if cut will directly affect our students’ education.

Here is a template letter for the first week’s budget cut: Funding for FRYSCs. We are asking that you send this letter to your Senator and House Representative.

  • Feel free to add your own personal experience with each program and more information about how you feel it benefits the state and our children.
  • If you do ask for a response, please make sure to include your email address, phone number, address and/or other contact information.
  • Please share any responses you receive from legislators with Sharon Whitworth, Kentucky PTA Legislative Commissioner at swhitwo1@aol.com .

It is vital that we reach out to our legislatures at this crucial time. We appreciate all that you do for the children of Kentucky.

Cherie Dimar
Kentucky PTA President